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D&D's Elevator Learning Center Partnering with Yonkers Schools to Train Technicians

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

At a press conference on October 17th, the owners of D&D Elevator and the City of Yonkers jointly introduced the newly-opened, Yonkers-based Elevator Learning Center to the public. Presentations were made by Mike Spano (Mayor of Yonkers), Reverend Steve Lopez (President of the Yonkers School Board), Dr. Edwin Quezada (Superintendent of Yonkers Schools),

D&D Elevator Maintenance Training Center reaches new Heights in Yonkers

Friday, October 5, 2018

A new training center for what’s been described as “the most lucrative blue-collar trade in the nation” had its formal opening on Oct. 3 in Yonkers. Bob Schaeffer, CEO and president of D&D Elevator Maintenance, which is based in Elmsford and operates the new training center, told the Business Journal that he’s confident the

NYC Service Update: Elevator Compliance Filings to Launch in DOB NOW

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

JULY 2018 SERVICE UPDATE Elevator Compliance Filings to Launch in DOB NOW: Safety Effective September 17, 2018, all new inspection/test reports and notifications for elevators and other related devices must be submitted online through DOB NOW: Safety at www.nyc.gov/dobnow. As defined in the 2014 NYC Building Code, Appendix K, Table N1, this applies

D&D Elevator nominated as Best Contractor Northeast

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

We are excited to announce that we have been nominated for the Ellies, the industry’s first ever awards program presented by Elevator World, Inc.! Thanks to you, we made it as a finalist. But now, we need your support even more to bring the Ellie statue home. Vote for us for Best Contractor – Northeast through August 31 at

Grace Period to Register Illegal Home Elevators in NYC ending soon

Monday, July 24, 2017

Keeping our customers informed, D & D Elevator would like to share some important information with you. New York City's (NYC) Department of Building (DOB) is offering a grace period for owners of illegal home elevators to register them without penalty within 90 days of July 6. The DOB is also performing inspections and tests of unregistered units free

Robert Schaeffer Honored at the Pop Joe 2017 Annual Golf Tournament

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Pop Joe Committee chose Robert Schaeffer as the honoree for this year's Pop Joe 2017 Golf Tournament. Bob is the President and CEO of D & D Elevator and has held several prominent positions in the elevator industry, he has served on the Board of Directors of NAEC, of which he was elected president and was given both the Presidents Club and William

D & D starts the summer with additional new construction and modernization bookings.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

D & D starts the summer with additional new construction and modernization bookings. There’s a revival happening on Broadway in Brooklyn. A renovated warehouse is being converted into rental commercial space. With this renovation, a decision was made to update the old geared freight, with the original Otis Controller and Machine and awarded

“NEW YORKER” Magazine Article: The Impact of Elevators on Civilization

Friday, February 3, 2017

In its December 2016, New Yorker magazine ran a fascinating article about elevators and their impact on society, which we would like to share with you. The article covers elevator history and details the concern about safety from the very beginning, when Elisha Graves Otis introduced his revolutionary invention at the 1854 World’s Fair. View original