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Metropolitan expands its portfolio with Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevators

Metropolitan Office partnered with China's Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevators, the world's largest supplier of passenger lifts, escalators and passenger belts as part of Metropolitan's expansion to providing the complete workplace and building solutions from a single company.

Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevator Co.,Ltd has been manufacturing and installing escalators and passenger lifts for its global clientele spread across Europe, US, Africa and Asia. The company is currently the largest supplier of vertical and horizontal transport in the Chinese continent and is a market leader worldwide.

"It is a pleasure to partner with a company that has over 5 decades of industry experience and a branch and support network around Sri Lanka. We have no doubt that Metropolitan's technical and marketing expertise and 24 hour support island-wide combined with Shanghai Mitsubishi's technology and support is an ideal partnership for success," said Mr. Zhu Fei, Senior Sales Manager, International Trade Department at Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevators Co.,Ltd

"With this new addition of vertical and horizontal transport in Metropolitan's portfolio, the construction industry would have the opportunity to source all their building and project requirement from a single supplier," said Mr. Ivor Maharoof, Managing Director - Metropolitan Engineering (Pvt) Ltd.

Metropolitan currently has a large portfolio of specialized building management and workplace solutions products that range from air-conditioning and chillers, standby power, networking and
computing, printing, imaging, telephoning and communication infrastructure, to furniture, building automation hardware and software, to smart cards, CCTV products.

"We are also very proud to expand our product offering with a renowned leader in the horizontal and vertical transport industry which maintains a zero defect policy," Maharoof said.

Shanghai Mitsubishi is a collaboration between Shanghai Electric China and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Japan. Founded and invested by four partners in 1987, Shanghai Mitsubishi Elevator Co.,Ltd (SMEC) has maintained its leading position in market share for 16 years in a row during the past 28 years by introducing and utilizing the world-leading technology as well as adhering to self development and pursuing for excellence. As a joint venture with highest annual output in the world, SMEC has created more and more miracle and glorious track, and represents a moving pioneering history featured by development, innovating, providing the real enjoyment of traveling up and down, and creating harmonious space of life