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Elevators and Fire Safety – Do You Have a Plan?

Did you know that October is fire prevention month? This is the time of year to make sure you have a fire safety plan in place—both at home and at work. If your workplace has elevators, your company’s fire safety plan should include details about the use of elevators during an emergency. If yours...

Introducing Matthew Sprink — SCS Elevator’s Summer Intern!

This summer we had the pleasure of welcoming an intern to our team! Matthew Sprink is a senior at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, majoring in Operations and Supply Chain Management. We recently sat down with him to discuss his experience working with us — read on to learn more about Matthew and...

Antimicrobial and Self-Cleaning Materials – What’s the Difference?

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic brought with it a new normal — one that highlights our need for protection from bacteria and viruses, especially in public places and on high-touch surfaces. SCS recently partnered with RailEyes to bring their TouchPoint™ technology — an antimicrobial, film for high-touch surfaces — to elevator braille, buttons,...

10 Unique Elevators of the World

You may think of an elevator as just something to get you from point A to point B - not especially exciting. And while elevators provide a simple service, that doesn’t mean they can’t also be beautiful and exceptionally creative. Case in point - we give you 10 of the most unique elevators of...

Elevator Etiquette in the Time of COVID-19

In the midst of the current COVID-19 crisis, avoiding crowds of people and high-traffic areas is a vitally important part of slowing the spread of the virus. Social distancing protocols recommend keeping at least 6ft of distance from other people, but in some cases that is easier said than done. Navigating elevators can prove...

Robley Cook’s Story & The History of Braille in Elevators

Robley G. Cook founded SCS Elevator Products in the mid-1970s (then known as Stencil Cutting and Supply Co). Robley was a visually impaired individual who recognized the need for directional braille signs to help visually impaired people more effectively navigate the world around them. He identified the elevator industry as his primary market, creating...