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Alimak Group wins MSEK 32 order for access equipment for Expo 2020 Dubai

Cimolai Rimond Middle East has placed an order with a value of approximately MSEK 32 with Alimak Group's business area Industrial Equipment for the Al Wasl Plaza in the site of the next World Expo, Expo 2020 Dubai.

The Al Wasl Plaza, the centrepiece of Expo 2020 Dubai, will be topped by a dome trellis structure 67.5 metres tall and 130 meters wide. When finished, the structure will consist of 13,600 metres of intricate steelwork and weigh 2,265 tonnes. 

Alimak Group's CoxGomyl will supply, install, test and commission internal and external access equipment that will be used for maintaining and cleaning the special fabric elements that form the external skin of the structure.

The systems will be delivered and installed by mid-2019.  

Starting on October 20, 2020, Expo is expected to draw 25 million visits from all around the world, including an unprecedented 70 per cent from outside of the UAE. It is the first time that a World Expo will be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region.

"This order for access equipment for Expo 2020 Dubai is further recognition of Alimak Group's leading building maintenance solutions that are custom designed to support reliable, safe and efficient access to complex structures. The Group's global presence was a major deciding factor for the customer and CoxGomyl worked closely with the lead architects to create an innovative bespoke access solution to ensure all areas of the dome can be maintained while minimizing the visual impact of the systems", says Tormod Gunleiksrud, CEO Alimak Group.

For further information, contact:

Tormod Gunleiksrud, CEO, +46 8 402 14 40

Mathilda Eriksson, IR Manager, +46 8 402 14 41

About Alimak Group 
Alimak Group is a world-leading provider of vertical access solutions for the industry and construction sectors. With a presence in more than 100 countries, Alimak develops, manufactures, sells and provides service to vertical access solutions with focus on adding customer value through greater safety, higher productivity and improved cost efficiency. The Group's products and solutions are sold under the brands Alimak Hek, CoxGomyl, Manntech and Avanti. Alimak has an installed base of more than 67,000 elevators, hoists, platforms, service lifts and building maintenance units around the world. Founded in Sweden 1948, Alimak has its headquarters in Stockholm, 12 manufacturing facilities in 8 countries and 2,400 employees around the world.