Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com ORONA EXPANDS, GIVES BACK DURING CHALLENGING YEAR Hernani, Spain-headquartered elevator manufacturer Orona gained employees, financial strength and market presence as it enhanced corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives during a challenging 2020, the company said in a press release detailing its annual members meeting, held virtually on June 18. In 2020, Orona maintained sales of EUR799 million (US$954 million), a figure comparable to the previous year, and employment of 5,471, which was more than the previous year. With the incorporation of one company each in Malta and Portugal, Orona operates in 12 countries. The additions are part of Orona's 2030 plan that includes achieving a turnover of EUR1.2 billion (US$1.43 billion) and employing 7,800. Among notable projects are the Donostia Metro, which will link the Amara District with other districts in San Sebastian, Spain.