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Mitsubishi Electric's New NEXIEZ-GPX Elevator Eliminates Need for Machine Room

Targeted at low- to mid-rise buildings in Latin America

TOKYO, October 13, 2016 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today it will launch a machine-room-less (MRL) elevator, the NEXIEZ-GPX, targeted at low- to mid-rise residential and office buildings in the Latin American market, on October 17. Annual sales of 300 units are targeted in 2018.Prices will be available by quote.

NEXIEZ-GPX elevator

NEXIEZ-GPX elevator

Main Features of NEXIEZ-GPX
1) Specifications matched to needs in Latin American market
-MRL model eliminates the need for a rooftop machine room to account for building height restrictions
-Streamlined, three-dimensional ceiling and LED downlights blend well with diverse architectural popular in Latin American market
2) Product competitiveness improved through local production
-Price and delivery-time competitiveness are realized through local designing and manufacturing at a subsidiary company in Mexico, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC DE MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V. (MELMEX)
3) Energy savings
-LED downlights reduce power consumption by 88 percent compared to conventional incandescent lighting
-Permanent magnetic gearless traction machine reduces power consumption