News

New Appointment

Announcement  – Paul Gaffney’s Appointment as Operations Director at Pickerings Lifts We are pleased to welcome Mr. Paul Gaffney to Pickerings Lifts with effect from 4th October 2016. Paul joins the board as Operations Director. Paul’s appointment is another important step in our strategic long term plan to maintain and […]

Elevator History

In possibly the 1950s, Pickerings invented the first machine room less elevator, the Pickerings Econolift. Possibly in the mid-1970s, the Pickerings Econolift was discontinued. In 1996, Kone launched the world’s first MRL elevator system “Kone MonoSpace” along with its signature hoisting machine “EcoDisc”. The EcoDisc machine is shaped like a […]

Apprenticeship in Lift Engineering – Positions Filled

Pickerings Lifts, Ireland’s largest independent lift contractor is offering two apprenticeships with an immediate start. The successful candidates will have passed the leaving certificate. A driving license is particularly useful. The opportunity may also suit candidates who have already qualified in a related or relevant discipline. Applications to info@pickerings.ie  

Frequency controlled hydraulic elevator system suitable for new elevators and drive modernisations

Pickerings Lifts receive significant order for the modernisation of  busy hydraulic passengers lifts in a 4 star South county Dublin hotel. The modernisation includes the replacement of the old mechanical hydraulic system with a new ALGI ECO SPIN closed loop variable frequency drive. Major benefits The Accelerated Capital Allowance (ACA) […]

OHSAS 18001 Certification Achieved

Pickerings Lifts has demonstrated its commitment to Safety Management by achieving OHSAS 18001 certification. OHSAS 18001 is an internationally recognised occupational health and safety management standard. The purpose of OHSAS 18001 is to help all employees within the Company to manage and control safety risks and to improve their occupational […]

EN 81 Part 20 & Part 50 Standards

CEN committee TC 10 recently announced that the new harmonized lift standards EN 81-20 and EN 81-50 will come into force on 1 July 2014. There will be a transition period of three years. That means lifts based on EN 81-1/2+A3 and EN 81-20 may be sold until 1 June […]

Pickerings Mobile Engineer Goes Live

Pickerings Mobile Engineer Android based bespoke software giving customers live service and repair information. Customer access to account and much more! Contact service.desk@pickerings.ie for further information

Appointment of Southern Region Service Sales Representative

Pickerings Lifts Limited are delighted to annouce the appointment of a Service & After Sales Representative for the Southern Region. Colin O’Brien (formely of Orona Mid Western Lifts) joined Pickerings August 27th. 2013 and will further enhance Pickerings market position in the region.

Appointment of National Repairs & Modernisation Sales Manager

Pickerings Lifts Limited, Ireland’s largest independent Lift Company is delighted to announce the appointment of Derek Cudden as National Repairs & Modernisation Sales Manager. Derek joins Pickerings from Mid Western Lifts (Orona) where he worked for the last 10 years.

Pickerings Continued expansion with new Jobs Announcement

Pickerings Lifts Limited a 100% Irish owned business is delighted to announce the creation of three new engineering postions within the firm. Managing Director, Conor Brennan explained the new jobs created were proportionate to the increase in demand for Pickerings products and services. He further explained market conditions were tough […]

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