Grand Opening: EHC GLOBAL High Tech Centre (HTC)

On June 4th, 2013 EHC Global celebrated the Grand Opening ceremony of its new factory in Shanghai, China.

Known as EHC High Tech Centre (HTC), the factory represents a total area of over 10,000m²  and is dedicated to the advancement of TPU handrail and belt technologies using state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.

Honored by 17 distinguished guests as well as EHC Shanghai’s top management team, the ceremony began with a welcome speech delivered by Mr. Stanley Shao – EHC Shanghai Executive Advisor, followed by a few words from EHC GLOBAL Founder & EHC Shanghai Chairman & Managing Director Mr. Ron Ball.  Mr. Ball briefly shared the history and development of EHC Shanghai; his personal involvement with its growth as a witness, contributor and participant of “the fantastic evolution in China” for the past 15 years.  Mr. Ball  also emphasized EHC Shanghai’s mission of providing gainful and meaningful employment for more than 250 people,  as well as “bringing some of the world’s best technology that will help us reduce our carbon footprint”.

Representatives of our esteemed guests, Mr. Eric Pelletier – Vice Consulate General of Canada, and Mr. Zhang Yu Li – Malu Town Mayor, then delivered their speeches. Mr. Zhang spoke highly of EHC’s contribution to local economic growth, and expressed delight agreeing with the achievements and results of EHC’s presence in China’s developmental market.  He went on to recognize EHC as an exemplary and excellent company invested in Jiading New City, and committed to offer continuous care and support to EHC’s growth by providing optimal services and creating a better environment.

Speeches were highlighted with the ceremonial cutting of the ribbon.  Mr. Eric Pelletier, Mr. Ron Ball, Mr. Sergio Garcia – EHC Shanghai Vice Managing Director, and Ms. Sun Wei – Deputy Head of Jiading District cut the ribbon to declare the official opening of HTC.

The event concluded with a full tour of the HTC facility, where visitors gained strong confidence in EHC’s future prosperity.

Honored guests and representatives seen above cutting the ceremonial ribbon.


Daejeon Subway Promotes Escalator Safety With Escalator Handrail Advertising

Holding escalator handrails is one of the best ways to protect yourself from falling on an escalator if it suddenly stops – unfortunately, many do not hold the handrail.

The Daejeon Subway selected ADRail to promote a series of escalator safety cautions by putting messages directly where they would have the most impact – at the hands of the escalator passenger.

EHC Expands To Korea

EHC has signed an agreement with Volta Power Systems Ltd of Seoul, Korea, as an EHC Distributor and Technology Licensee. Volta, will represent EHC products and services in the countries of South Korea and North Korea.

Volta has been an active EHC partner in Korea for many years and has a solid reputation in the industry. This latest step in the relationship with Volta has been several years in the making and both parties are excited to be moving forward.

Volta has been in business since the early 90’s in the field of industrial belting and has enjoyed great growth and success in the market-place. Volta’s President, Mr. David Kwon, has been involved in the rubber industry for many years and has escalator handrail knowledge and experience dating back 10 years.

EHC’s distributorship and licensing program was conceived in Europe in the mid-1990s and has met with a great deal of success. “Volta will be our second Distributorship / Licensee in the Eastern Region and will follow a business model which effectively establishes a full EHC product and service depot in the territory. EHC’s Korea Depot will be a one-stop shop for handrails, rollers, D-flector brushes, handrail guides and field splicing services,” said Mr. Patrick Bothwell, General Manager of EHC’s Japan office.