24 May 2023

Stannah: Lift or elevator? The history and origin

British, Australians, Irish, New Zealanders and South Africans use the word ‘lift’. But Americans and Canadians use the term ‘elevator’. Why is this? And what’s the lift’s history? Stannah explore…


08 March 2023

Stannah: Escalator history and its inventors

From idea to patent to prototype to a full working system, escalators illustrate a common human quest: to make life easier. This article from Stannah explores the history of the escalator…