Schindler celebrates 20 years in India

22nd February 2018, Mumbai : Schindler India, a leading provider of elevators and escalators, a 100% owned subsidiary of Schindler Group, celebrates 20 years of providing top of the line Urban Mobility solutions in India. At this occasion, a gathering of all employees was held at The Lalit – Mumbai, which was attended by Silvio Napoli – Chairman, Board of Directors Schindler Group, Karl Hofstetter – Group General Counsel, Schindler Group Board, Thomas Oetterli – CEO, Schindler Group, Rob Seakins – Member of Group Executive Committee, Asia Pacific, Uday Kulkarni – President, Schindler India & South Asia, and Shubha Arora – Chief People Officer, Schindler India & South Asia.

At theoccasion, Uday Kulkarni – President, Schindler India & South Asiasaid “It is a very special moment for Schindler India. All ouremployees are fully dedicated to developing and delivering highly innovativeand user-friendly mobility solutions to move India - safely & reliably.Schindler is the first multinational company to have both elevator &escalator manufacturing facilities in India. Leadership through CustomerService is our goal and we are fully committed to being close to the costumer –with our new production facilities as well as our service presence across 50major cities.” 

The IGBCPlatinum awarded Schindler India elevator manufacturing facility has been fullyfunctional since the beginning of 2014. The campus is spread across 200,000square meters and houses an elevator factory, a 71-metre tall elevator testtower, a global R&D centre, Schindler University training centre and a newescalator plant. 

SchindlerIndia started as a green field company in India 20 years ago and ThomasOetterli – CEO, Schindler Group states “India has always been avery important market for Schindler and one that the world is watching. We havewitnessed the transformation in these 20 years and are fully geared up forbeing an integral part of India’s growth story.”

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