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ThyssenKrupp Elevator Announces the Company has 100 Accredited LEED Professionals

Alpharetta, GA (February 28, 2013) - ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas is pleased to announce over 100 accredited LEED professionals across various lines of business and roles within the organization. The LEED Green Associate accreditation demonstrates that these employees are industry experts, able to guide customers through the LEED Rating System and green building process.

 “At ThyssenKrupp Elevator we strive to create a culture that fosters greener solutions for every aspect of our business, from daily operations to the materials we use in our products,” said Brad Nemeth, director of sustainability. “We are extremely proud of all the employees who have participated in our LEED training workshops and received accreditation from the Green Building Certification Institute. This level of achievement illustrates our commitment to developing a sustainable future and gives our customers confidence in our partnership. The LEED system provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.”

About ThyssenKrupp

ThyssenKrupp has 150,000 employees in over 80 countries working with passion and expertise to develop solutions for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2011/2012 ThyssenKrupp generated sales of €40 billion.

Innovations and technical progress are key factors in managing global growth and using finite resources in a sustainable way. With our engineering expertise in the areas of “Material”, “Mechanical” and “Plant”, we enable our customers to gain an edge in the global market and manufacture innovative products in a cost and resource efficient way.

The Elevator Technology business area brings together the ThyssenKrupp Group's global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 5.7 billion euros in fiscal 2011/2012 and customers in 150 countries, ThyssenKrupp Elevator is one of the world's leading elevator companies. With more than 47,000 skilled employees, the company offers innovative and energy-efficient products designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 13,500 employees, more than 200 branch and service locations. ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp Elevator AG.

ThyssenKrupp companies in North America offer a range of products and services, including premium carbon steel; high-performance alloys; automotive components and systems; elevators, escalators, moving walkways and passenger boarding bridges; and plant construction material trading, logistical and industrial services.  In fiscal year 2010/2011, ThyssenKrupp companies in Canada, the United States and Mexico employed more than 24,000 and recorded sales of over $10 billion.

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