History

International Elevator & Equipment, Inc. (IEE) began a joint venture agreement among Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, founder Jesus V. Del Rosario and other Filipino businessmen. IEE is a recognized leader in design, sales, installation and maintenance of elevators and escalators in the Philippines.

1969

Started operations as International Elevator & Escalator, Inc. on April 1
  • Started operations as International Elevator & Escalator, Inc. on April 1

1970

  • First installed elevators rated 210 mpm at BPI Building (now PBCom Building) in Makati

1977

  • Changed its company name to International Elevator & Equipment, Inc.

1978

  • Launched its AC/R business unit

1979

  • Started local manufacture of selected elevator components

1980

  • Signed a service agreement covering supply of manpower to Mitsubishi Electric Saudi, Ltd. (MELSA)
  • Transferred to its own office building at Cupang, Muntinlupa on February 5

1981

  • Registered as exporter of technical and personnel management services with the BOI under RA 6135

1982

Talking elavators was installed at the Menton Plaza Building (now Pilipinas Shell, Makati)

Registered with the Philippine Overseas Construction Board in January

1984

  • 240 mpm elevators was installed at the PCI Bank Tower 1, Makati

1985

  • Introduced the first Variable Voltage Variable Frequency (VVVF) elevator in the Philippines installed at Caltex (Phil.), Padre Faura Street, Manila

1986

  • Installed three elevator units for the extension of Hyatt Regency Hotel, Saipan

1989

  • AAA license granted by the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board
  • Opened its south Sector Service Branch at the ground floor of Sunshine Condominium, Makati

1990

  • Set up its branch office at V. Rama St., Guadalupe, Cebu City
  • Deployed elevator installers to help Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) install elevators at the Japan Tower Building in Paris, France

1992

  • Invested in Laguna Auto Parts Manufacturing Corporation (LAMCOR)
  • 36 elevator sales contract for Tektite Towers A & B, Ortigas Center Pasig

1993

  • Constructed its Main Office Annex Building

1994

  • 4th service branch office was opened in Manila on September 10

1996

  • The only double-deck elevators in the Philippines was first installed at One San Miguel Place Pasig
  • Transferred its Cebu branch office to Richmond Plaza Center, F. Sotto Drive, Cebu City
  • The only inclined elevators in the Philippines was first installed at Belleview Condominium, Tagaytay
  • VRF AC System was launched by its AC/R Division

1998

  • Diamond Vision installed its first full color large scale video display system spanning 100 SQ for Image One, now located at Cultural Center of the Philippines
  • ISO-9001 Certificate was awarded by Certification International

2005

  • Included the hand dryer business venture in its Airconditioning Division
  • Elevator and Escalator division ventured into Elevator Modernization

2006

  • Philippines first elevator training center was inaugurated

2011

  • IEE established International Elevator and Equipment Foundation, Inc. (IEEFI)

2012

  • Airconditioning Division ventured into the ventilator business

2014

  • Architects’ Choice Awards ’14 BCI Asia preferred brand for lifts, escalators and walkalators category

2015

  • Inauguration of the expansion of the Training center on September 14

2016

  • Entered Factory Automation Business