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VFA-Interlift e.V. The German Lift Market Undine Stricker-Berghoff, Managing Director VFA-Interlift e.V. – Association for Lift Technology, Hamburg, Germany
VFA-Interlift e.V. represents 150 small and medium- sized companies in the lift industry in Germany, since Major Activities: - VFA Academy - Standardization - Trade fairs, e.g. German Pavillion on Asansör hall 5 - International contacts
VFA-Interlift e.V. Statistical Data Germany (ELA Statistical Committee - General Assembly – 25 March 2010) 2009: Existing Lifts 680,000 of 4,763,959 Employees 18,000 of 145,704 From European Elevator Association: 125,000 new units every year in Europe 1,000,000,000 + users per day in Europe
VFA-Interlift e.V. Statistical Data Germany (ELA Statistical Committee - General Assembly – 25 March 2010) Units / Value Electrical Lifts Hydraulic Lifts Est. total Market Diff. in % ,1371,06512, Europe127, ,1061,00812, Europe110, ,35246,025557, Europe4,079, ,73343,741562, Europe3,556,
VFA-Interlift e.V. Statistical Data Germany (ELA Statistical Committee - General Assembly – 25 March 2010) Modernisation of Lifts Germany194,904198,804220,696 (270 Mill. €) 208,664 (260 Mill. €) Europe1,282,2471,488,3211,683,0781,661,764 Escalators - newly built /09 in % Germany Europe4,0104,3534,6424,
VFA-Interlift e.V. Orders (VDMA April 2011) Mechanical Engineering Februar y 2011 Last 12 months Domestic+ 40 %+ 38 % Foreign+ 37 %+ 43 % Total+ 38 %+ 41 % Elevators + Escalators + 34 %
VFA-Interlift e.V. Business Development Building Sector Germany (GAT aktuell March 2011) Investment fonds return to the building sector. Germany is a favourite for foreign investments. Germany is attractive for estate agents. Property managements are interested in luxury housing in cities again. Residential and commercial buildings in attractive locations become scarce. Building permits for public buildings stagnate. Further orders to be expected!
VFA-Interlift e.V. Economical Growth (Eurostat 1st quarter 2011) Bruttoinlandsprodukt in jeweiligen Preisen Q1 2010Q2 2010Q3 2010Q4 2010Dec QuarterlyGDPin %Unemploy- ment Rate Inflation Germany Ca. 1.9 Europe Ca. 2.4
VFA-Interlift e.V. Former Market Forces? Market enlargement in Eastern Germany Refurbishment of buildings from 1950s s SNEL EN Safety Norm for Existing Lifts - Regulation published in 2002: covers lifts as work equipment “Betriebssicherheitsverordnung” - 30 SNEL risks defined (12 risks high) - 74 risks used for audits applied by TÜV on demand of the lift owner …
VFA-Interlift e.V. Accident Tables VdTÜV Fatal Injuries Lift Users children **) Lift Users Handicapped persons (wheelchair) Lift Users Handicapped persons (other) Lift Workers Other Year Total Lift Users Adult*) / 1/ / (1)00000 Other Injuries YearTotalLift Users Adult*) Lift Users Children **) Lift Users Handicapped persons (wheelchair) Lift Users Handicapped persons (other) Lift Workers Other (+2)172 (+2) / 1301/ / 14/ Damages / Critical State Year Total 7 14 Damages (Material damages) 3 5 Critical State (+5)(+3)(+2) /
VFA-Interlift e.V. Market Force 2010/1: Energy Efficiency VDI Guideline 4707 Energy efficiency -Part 1 Lifts -Part 2 Lift Components VFA-Software EnergyLabel
VFA-Interlift e.V. Elevators + Escalator Characteristics (www.e4project.eu) LocationUnitsSpeedRiseStopsTripsPower on motor plate m/sm kW Residential ,018, Office ,528, Hospital8 0002,042, Industrial ,814, Commercial ,610, Senior residences ,628, Traffic ,614, LocationUnits Daily operating hours Operating days per week Average power on motor plate Average power consumption hkW Commercıal ,54 Traffic
VFA-Interlift e.V. E4 Energy-Efficient Elevators and Escalators (E4 Country Report Germany by Fraunhofer ISI) High savings potential in stand-by
VFA-Interlift e.V. Future Market Forces ? Barrierfree buildings due to aging population Environment – Noise abatement VDI 2566 – Lifetime of components Architecture + design EN incl. A3 20/50...
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