MULTI achieves the Elevator Industry’s Holy Grail whereby it enables the operation of multiple cars in a single elevator shaft, combined with horizontal shaft-changing cabin systems. The era of the rope-dependent elevator is now over, 160 years after its invention, buildings can now evolve, reach new heights, shapes and purposes. The application of linear motor technology from the Transrapid magnetic train to vertical transportation maximises shaft efficiency in mid to high-rise buildings and provides immense benefits for developers and passengers alike.
MULTI is thyssenkrupp’s latest offering in its extensive repertoire of elevator technologies and it represents a landmark revolution in the elevator industry. thyssenkrupp now reaches the goal of showing a fully functioning unit installed in its new test tower in Rottweil, Germany. The tower provides the perfect test and certification environment to get this ground-breaking product to the market.