DIMO unveils German elevators | Sunday Observer

DIMO unveils German elevators

From left: DIMO Director Wijith Pushpawela, thyssenkrupp Director Export Sales, Naveen Ratna, thyssenkrupp Business Development Director Ben Mo and Vice President Special Projects Ian Smith, DIMO Chairman and Managing Director Ranjith Pandithage, German Ambassador in Sri Lanka His Excellency Jörn Rohde, thyssenkrupp Commercial Head Worldwide Distributor Business Christoph Karges and Senior Advisor thyssenkrupp Guenther Rittner, The Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka Andreas Hergenroether
From left: DIMO Director Wijith Pushpawela, thyssenkrupp Director Export Sales, Naveen Ratna, thyssenkrupp Business Development Director Ben Mo and Vice President Special Projects Ian Smith, DIMO Chairman and Managing Director Ranjith Pandithage, German Ambassador in Sri Lanka His Excellency Jörn Rohde, thyssenkrupp Commercial Head Worldwide Distributor Business Christoph Karges and Senior Advisor thyssenkrupp Guenther Rittner, The Delegate of German Industry and Commerce in Sri Lanka Andreas Hergenroether , DIMO Group CEO Gahanath Pandithage and thyssenkrupp Digital Communication Manager Laurent Derche at the launch. Pic: Chaminda Niroshana

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) has been appointed as the sole distributor, installer and service provider in Sri Lanka and the Maldives for thyssenkrupp Elevator, a global leader in elevators and escalators of Germany.

“DIMO has a rich tradition of bringing the world’s best-engineered brands to Sri Lanka. thyssenkrupp is the latest German brand to join the expanding DIMO brand portfolio. With Sri Lanka undergoing a construction boom, by leveraging this partnership we expect to take the urban mobility of the country to a whole new level. thyssenkrupp will bring the latest German technological advancements in urban mobility to Sri Lanka.

DIMO is proud to tie-up with this iconic brand and we look forward to a successful partnership,” Chairman and Managing Director of DIMO Ranjith Pandithage said.,

The new partnership will pave the way for the complete range of thyssenkrupp vertical transportation equipment that is most suited for local market conditions to be launched in Sri Lanka.

Chief Operating Officer of thyssenkrupp Elevator Asia Pacific Tobias Engelmeier said, “Distributors are important business partners that help open up growing markets, such as Sri Lanka. With its strong capability, 80 plus years of engineering experience and diverse business portfolio, we are confident that DIMO will further contribute to Sri Lanka’s urban mobility and sustainable developments, in conjunction with thyssenkrupp’s innovative products backed by German engineering and technology. We are looking forward to a close and successful partnership with DIMO.”

The product range includes elevators, escalators, moving walks/travelators and home elevators. DIMO’s sound engineering background and experience in handling many reputed global brands, including numerous German brands, provides a significant advantage to the company in taking the state-of-the-art German technology of thyssenkrupp to the local market. DIMO will guarantee precise, high-quality installation at client locations backed by reliable, timely after-sales service and 24-hour call out response.

The company’s wide range of existing solutions to the construction industry will be boosted by the introduction of thyssenkrupp products as it provides one-stop turnkey solutions to clients.

DIMO is focused on marketing the Machine Room Less (MRL) system elevator to low and medium rise buildings and a wide range of high-speed elevators to meet the increasing number of high rise buildings in Sri Lanka.

The company is also keen on creating awareness among consultants and architects about passenger elevator system.

This cutting-edge technology is the industry’s first system with two independent cars, one on top of the other, in one shaft providing the same passenger capacity in up to 25% less space. The team is capable of providing routine services and maintenance, after sales and repair activities. They are fully geared to respond to client call backs 24x7, with assured technical backup and genuine parts and components from thyssenkrupp.

thyssenkrupp Group’s business operations are organised into five key areas - Elevator Technology, Components Technology, Industrial Solutions, Materials Services and Steel Europe. The Group, which employs 158,000 individuals in 79 countries across 461 subsidiaries, is renowned for its innovative solutions. 

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