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2019

NEII RELEASES ELEVATOR & ESCALATOR INDUSTRY CYBERSECURITY BEST PRACTICES
CENTREVILLE, VA. (August 22, 2018)NEII RELEASES ELEVATOR & ESCALATOR INDUSTRY CYBERSECURITY BEST PRACTICES CENTREVILLE, VA(August 22, 2019) – The National[...]
Global Technical Barrier-Free Trade Agreement
Recently, the agreement of the World Elevator Federation to maintain a Global Technical Barrier-Free Trade Agreement (GTBFT) was updated to[...]
NEII Announces 2019 Board of Directors
CENTREVILLE, VA. (June 3, 2019)​The board of directors will lead the NEII mission as the organization continues to represent the[...]
NEII Rebrand
Highlights The newly elected board of directors will lead the NEII mission as the organization continues to represent the global leaders in[...]
The Rule of Three For Elevator Safety
Highlights The newly elected board of directors will lead the NEII mission as the organization continues to represent the global leaders in[...]

2018

Milestone Elevator Safety Legislation Becomes Law in Louisiana
CENTREVILLE, VA. (July 25, 2018)The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) commends Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the bill’s sponsor[...]
NEII Announces New 2018 Board of Directors
HighlightsThe newly elected board of directors will lead the NEII mission as the organization continues to represent the global leaders in the[...]

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NEII Announces Strategic Restructuring Expanding Industry Influence
CENTREVILLE, VA (September 6, 2017) - The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) announced several new hires and promotions as it completes[...]

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NEII Announces New 2016 Board of Directors and Trust Committee
Highlights New Board will enact the long-range strategic goals that are the foundation of the NEII mission Trust Committee will[...]
NEII Announces New Executive Director
NEII ® brings on Karen Penafiel as executive director to coordinate and manage internal and external communications and operations Primary[...]
What to Do if You’re in a Stalled Elevator
SALEM, N.Y. (January 15, 2016) - In light of recent tragic and highly publicized accidents involving stalled elevators, it is[...]

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NEII Announces New 2015 Board of Directors and Trust Committee
Highlights New Board will further the association's mission and implement the Long-Range Strategic Plan, the foundation for action by NEII[...]
National Elevator Industry, Inc. Announces New Codes & Safety Director
SALEM, N.Y. (March 18, 2015) - Today the National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) announced the appointment of Kevin Brinkman to[...]

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National Elevator Industry, Inc. Celebrates 100 Years of Leadership
Highlights 2014 marks 100 years of industry leadership for elevator/escalator trade organization For the last century, NEII® has been the[...]
NEII Announces New 2014 Board of Directors and Trust Committee
Highlights New board to further the association's mission and implement the Long-Range Strategic Plan serving as the basis of action[...]

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National Elevator Industry, Inc. Launches New Website
Highlights New NEII® website offers contemporary new design with faster, easier navigation Enhanced content delivers one-of-a-kind information and resources for[...]
NEII Announces New 2013 Board of Directors and Trust Committee
Highlights New board to further the association's mission and implement recently approved Long-Range Strategic Plan to serve as the basis[...]

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NEII Appoints New President/Vice President to Board of Directors
Highlights New members and officers to further the association’s mission and implement Long-Range Strategic Plan to serve as the basis[...]
NEII Announces New 2012 Board of Directors and Trust Committee
Highlights New board to further the association's mission and implement recently approved Long-Range Strategic Plan to serve as the basis[...]

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NEII Announces New Government Affairs Consultant
Highlights Primary focus will be on adoption of model codes and standards, the Model Elevator Law, and responsible legislation related[...]
NEII Webinar on the A17.6 Suspension Means Standard
Highlights National Elevator Industry, Inc. announces next in a series of educational Webinars to be held on December 8th, 2010[...]
NEII Announces New 2010 Board of Directors and Trust Committee
Highlights New board to further mission of association; promotion of safety in building transportation for new and existing technologies a[...]
NEII Seeks Independent Government Affairs Consultant
SALEM, N.Y. (April 19, 2010) - The Board of Directors of the National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) are seeking an[...]
NEII Establishes New Membership Category
Highlights New Individual member category will extend NEII benefits and services to building transportation industry personnel Associate Regular members have[...]

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NEII Educates Industry, Enforces Safety Through Online Webinar Series
Highlights National Elevator Industry, Inc. announces third Performance Based Code for Elevator Safety webinar on October 13 Open to all[...]
NEII Announces New 2009 Board of Directors and Trust Commmittee
Highlights New board to further mission of association; promotion of safety and codes in building transportation a chief objective. Trust[...]
National Elevator Industry, Inc. Celebrates 75th Anniversary
Highlights National Elevator Industry, Inc. has 75-year track record of positive impact. Organization is a leading proponent of safe building[...]
ANSI Issues First Set of Accreditations under Pilot Accreditation Program for Elevator/Escalator Certification Organizations
Washington, DC, March 17, 2009: The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system,[...]
NEII Opens CodeFinder Database to NAEC
SALEM, N.Y. - (January 15, 2009) — The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) has announced that it will give members[...]

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Elevator/Escalator Industry Organizations Apply For New Technology Safety Accreditation
Not-for-profit Groups Seek Ability to Certify Elevator and Escalator Equipment for Safety SALEM, N.Y. - (Jan 10, 2008) — The[...]
The Trustees of NEIEP are seeking a highly motivated Director
Attleboro Falls, MA - (July 11, 2008) — The Trustees of the National Elevator Industry Education Program (NEIEP) are seeking[...]
NEII Announces New 2008 Board of Directors and Trust Commmittee
SALEM, N.Y. - (April 24 , 2008) — The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) announced today the election of its[...]

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New Web Site Explains, Promotes Adoption of Joint U.S./Canadian Performance Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators
Vital Addition to Existing U.S., Canadian Elevator Safety Code Expedites Use of New Elevator Technologies by Providing an Objective, Standardized[...]
NEII Announces New Codes and Safety Consultant
SALEM, N.Y. - (Aug 6, 2007) — The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) today announced its new codes and safety[...]
NEII Announces New 2007 Board of Directors
SALEM, N.Y. - (March 29, 2007) — The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) announced the election of its new Board[...]

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NEII Launches Comprehensive Elevator CodeFinder Database
One-of-a-Kind Industry Resource Available to All Employees of NEII Full Regular Member Companies SALEM, NY, September 25, 2006 — The[...]

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NEII Introduces Online Availability of NEII-1 Standards and Guidelines
NEW YORK, Aug 23, 2005—The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) announced today the availability of the latest edition of the[...]
NEII and BOMA Representatives to Give Elevator Egress Presentation at 2005 BOMA Conference
Presenters to Touch on the Past, Present and Future Behind the Use of Elevators for Egress During a Fire When:[...]
The Building Transportation Standards and Guidelines, NEII-1
Salem, NY – Work is currently underway to update NEII-1-2000 by the NEII Standards and Performance Standards Committees. The National[...]
NEII Announces New Board of Directors
May 4, 2005, NEW YORK-The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII) announced the election of its new Board of Directors, including[...]

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Edward A. Donoghue to Receive the ASME Melvin R. Green Codes and Standards Medal
NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2004 - Mr. Edward A. Donoghue, a resident of Salem, N.Y., and president of Edward A.[...]
NEII, NAESAi Recommend Interim Process for the Introduction of Alternative Elevator Technologies
NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2004 Two national elevator trade groups have joined to create guidelines designed to ensure that emerging[...]
NEII Announces Reorganization, Emphasizing Commitment to Building Transportation Safety and Education
Salem, N.Y. June 2, 2004 – The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII), the national trade association of the building transportation[...]
New, Redesigned Web Site Transports Critical Information to the Industry and Riding Public
Communication Tools Provide Members Easy Access to Building Transportation Safety Information Salem, N.Y., June 3, 2004 – A newly designed[...]
NEII Talk Forum Now Available to Members
First logon to the NEII member page and then locate the new menu button "NEII Talk" and it will take[...]
Workshop on Use of Elevators in Fires and Other Emergencies
As a result of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center, code provisions for emergency egress from[...]

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