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Mitsubishi Electric to Launch NEXIEZ-LITE MRL Elevator in India

TOKYO, March 28, 2019 – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that its subsidiary Mitsubishi Elevator India Private Limited (IMEC) will launch the NEXIEZ-LITE MRL elevator, an Indian-produced model that does not require a machine room, on April 1.
The model will be added to the NEXIEZ-LITE series of elevators for midrise and low-rise residences, office buildings and hotels in India, the world’s second-largest elevator market. Manufacturer IMEC aims to sell 1,000 units in 2021.

Main Features of NEXIEZ-LITE MRL

  • Machine room-less model meets special needs in Indian market - Responds to Indian-market needs, including demands for architectural design freedom and effective usage of floor space
  • Local production shortens delivery time and reduces costs for greater competitiveness - Newly developed, locally produced model creates new opportunities for machine room-less elevators in India, which previously had to be imported from Japan and Thailand
  • Local production avoids customs duties, lowers transport costs, and quickens delivery and installation

Product name Use Capacity(Persons) Speed Launch Price
NEXIEZ-LITE MRL Passenger 544 to 1,020 kg
(8 to 15)
60m/min or
April 1, 2019 By quote

Background : The elevator market in India continues to expand as the national economy grows. Annual demand for new installations in the fiscal year ending in March 2019 is believed to have totaled about 52,000 units, second only to China, and is expected to continue rising. Up to now, machine room-less elevators manufactured in Japan and Thailand have been supplied to India. In view of the local demand for architectural design freedom and effective usage of floor space, however, IMEC decided to introduce the NEXIEZ-LITE MRL in the NEXIEZ-LITE series, which is sold exclusively in India. Mitsubishi Electric and IMEC now look forward to providing customers with safe and reliable products and services in the expanding Indian market.

Overview of IMEC

  • Company : Mitsubishi Elevator India Private Limited
  • Managing Director : Soichiro Oda
  • Established : August 2012
  • Business : Sales, manufacture, installation and maintenance of elevators and escalators

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