WHAT WE DO
We are a US-based, international consultancy providing system design, evaluation and modernization services for vertical transportation (VT) such as elevators or lifts, escalators and moving walks.
We are generally known as elevator and lift consultants.
Rick Barker and Paliath Mohandas combined their exceptional elevator industry and consulting backgrounds to form Barker Mohandas LLC (USA) in 2000. Others soon joined, expanding our engineering resources.
Early on, we developed powerful optimization software to find possible multii-elevator-group solutions for high-rise systems. Other tools for detailed technical services soon followed, and all are used today.
The backgrounds of so many elevator consultants are limited to local sales with manufacturers who increasingly focus on standard low-rise products. Their access to special tools also tends to be very limited.
Many buildings are now far from standard, and today's high-rise elevator system design and product engineering issues demand a much broader and deeper technical knowledge.
As architects plan more complex projects and reach higher, and codes evolve, or when problems appear, clients seek comfort in elevator systems which are planned and perform properly, efficiently, and safely.
We deeply understand VT traffic-system design, the building interfaces and codes, history of the design standards and applications today, the engineering of elevator products, and our industry's advanced technologies.
Equally important, our consultancy has a solid track record with a wide variety of projects, from low-rise and "wide-rise" -- to the world's largest, tallest, and most complex projects, systems, and problems.
We are also focused on growing the model elevator consultancy we started, and always adding value.
*R. Barker Interview in 2012 for Upcoming Book, "Vertical City: Design for Sustainable Living" by Kenneth King and Kellogg Wong (2014).