96 THYSSENKRUPP UNITS FOR INDIA’S LARGEST CONVENTION CENTER
Fifty-three elevators, 39 escalators and four moving walks will be provided by thyssenkrupp Elevator India to the India International Convention & Expo Centre (IICC), to be the country's largest convention and exhibition space upon its completion in mid-2021, India Education Diary reports. IICC is being developed by IICC Ltd. and Larsen & Turbo Ltd., and is a Government of India smart-city project taking shape near the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. In addition to the convention and exhibition space, there will be a multipurpose arena, and retail, commercial, hospitality, entertainment and lifestyle space. The government envisions IICC as a new CBD. thyssenkrupp Elevator India CEO Manish Mehan said the units will have high-end features and finishes, including titanium and gold finishes for elevator cabins and doors, and scratch-resistant brush finishes for escalator decking and cladding. Escalators and moving walks are thyssenkrupp's heavy-duty tugela and orinoco models, respectively.