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SERAPID supplies Meridian Lift for the XXIII Olympic Winter games opening ceremony
SERAPID produces stage for opening ceremony of Pyeongchang Olympics
The opening ceremony took place in the Pyeongchang Olympic main stadium, and was broadcast globally with pre-show estimates of nearly 400 million viewers, 35,000 of which watched live in the stadium. Centre-stage at the ceremony was the SERAPID Meridian Lift, an impressive circular lifting platform, supported by our robust and reliable SERAPID LinkLift actuators. "We are proud to provide the Olympic games opening ceremony with a system resistant to harsh climate (-20°C plus wind chill) and safe for moving people", said Eric MICHAUT, Project Manager at SERAPID Group, "we put 15 LinkLift 100 telescopic actuators rising up to 5.5 meters to lift 2 concentric circular platforms: one with a diameter of 24 meters and another in its centre with a diameter of 8 meters"
So, Ladies and Gentlemen, sit back, relax and enjoy Olympic Winter games 2018 with us!
SERAPID produces customised solutions for moving heavy loads using of our Rigid Chain Technology (RCT). This durable, low maintenance, eco-friendly technology has found applications in diverse industries including architecture, nuclear, medical, defence, automation, manufacturing, theatre and entertainment. SERAPID has a longstanding commitment to continued innovation in product design as well as to providing leadership in the advancement of engineering applications worldwide.