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Toshiba Elevator Establishing Engineering Center at Kuala Lumpur

Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (TELC; headquarters Kawasaki, Japan), a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, announced that it has established an Engineering Center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, that will start operation on July 1st.

Toshiba Elevator Establishing Engineering Center at Kuala Lumpur (Photo: Business Wire)

Toshiba Elevator Establishing Engineering Center at Kuala Lumpur (Photo: Business Wire)

The TELC Engineering Center (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of TELC, will provide engineering support in markets in Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East. The Center will use TELC's comprehensive portfolio of people-moving technologies to deliver highly responsive support and quality products that meet market needs for safer, more comfortable, high quality elevators and escalators. TELC also has a manufacturing base in Penang, Malaysia.

Construction of high-rise buildings is booming worldwide, and with it the demand for high level technical support. TELC will meet this demand by continue to offer products and services suited to local markets, and by strengthening and expanding its engineering resources.

About Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (TELC)
TELC is a subsidiary of Japan’s Toshiba Corporation. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion).

TELC was established by Toshiba in 1967, and is now an important unit of Toshiba’s Community Solution business sector, a widely respected company with a global reach. TELC has completed numerous high profile projects, including installing the world’s fastest elevators in Taiwan’s TAIPEI 101. Certified by Guinness World Records as running at a speed of 1,010m/min, in 2004, today, ten years later they continue to operate smoothly and remain the world record holder.

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