The company was renamed Ryoden (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. We installed 27 elevators, escalators and dumbwaiters at DBS Building Tower 1, including Singapore’s fastest elevator then at 450m/min (7.5m/sec).
The China Engineers-Ryoden (S) Pte. Ltd. was established as a joint venture between Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation and local shareholders.
The Shangri-La Hotel Tower Wing was outfitted with 11 elevators and escalators.
We installed 100 elevators, escalators and dumbwaiters, including 19 units at Mandarin Hotel Orchard – then Singapore’s tallest building at 36 storeys.
Our business in Singapore began with the distribution of Mitsubishi elevators and escalators through The China Engineers Ltd. One of our first projects was for Orchard Theatre where we installed Singapore’s first escalator. We also outfitted Marco Polo Hotel with 13 elevators, featuring our first high speed gearless elevator capable of travelling 150m/min (2.5m/sec).