Saratoga Hospital Hires Bay State Elevator For New Elevator Modernization Project

MEDIA ADVISORY Wesley Horth Director of Business Development Bay State Elevator Company 40 Pleasant St. Albany, NY 12207 518.463.6363 Peter M. Hopper Director, Marketing & Communications Saratoga Hospital 211 Church Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 518.583.8679 Direct [email protected] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saratoga Hospital Hires Bay State Elevator For New Elevator Modernization Project Saratoga Hospital… Read More “Saratoga Hospital Hires Bay State Elevator For New Elevator Modernization Project”

Hard Hat Safety

An elevator construction worker removes his hard hat because he is too warm. An engineer refuses to wear head protection, as she has never been hurt before. A utility worker thinks hard hats make him look silly and removes his every chance he gets. All of these situations are dangerous. Head injuries can result in… Read More “Hard Hat Safety”

Spring Ahead!

Ever wonder what is in your elevator pit? Here’s a quick explanation on the two types of springs you might find! A Spring Buffer is one type of buffer most commonly found on hydraulic elevators or used for elevators with speeds less than 200 feet per minute. These devices are used to cushion the elevator and… Read More “Spring Ahead!”

What is battery lowering?

Have you heard the term battery lowering in relation to your elevator equipment and wondered how it works? Here’s a brief definition: Battery lowering operation occurs when the loss of normal power is detected, a battery lowering feature is to be activated. The elevator will lower to a predetermined level and open the doors. After… Read More “What is battery lowering?”

Throw Back Thursday

Throw Back Thursday! Great shot of Jim Bellas (Center) who was a Bay State Elevator employee for 53 years. Jim retired in 1999 and joined the company after serving in the Navy during WWII. He began his career in the drafting department, eventually transitioned to sales, and ended as a vice president of the company…. Read More “Throw Back Thursday”

Stay In The Game

Stay in the Game We all have exciting things going on in our lives outside of the elevator industry. Whether it is a big vacation that we have been waiting on for a long time, a holiday in which we get to see a lot of family or friends, or even just a much overdue… Read More “Stay In The Game”

Amoeba Music Elevator

Great shot of the Amoeba Music elevator from our NY service manager Ed Holley on his recent trip to California. Amoeba Music is a US independent music chain with stores in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Founded by former employees of nearby Rasputin Records, it opened on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley in 1990. The stores are unusually large given their independent status. The… Read More “Amoeba Music Elevator”


This week’s safety topic comes to us from a local NEIEP instructor and focuses on an important topic … Complacency. Complacency While sitting alone at my dining room table, I opened the mail with my pocket knife; something I have done countless times. After opening all the day’s mail and reading some of it, I closed the… Read More “Complacency”