Schindler India awarded with IGBC Green Factory Building ‘Platinum’ rating

5th October 2017, Mumbai: Schindler India, leading providers of escalators and elevators, a 100% owned subsidiary of Schindler Group today was awarded “Platinum” certification for its manufacturing facility at Chakan in Pune by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) . IGBC Green Factory Buildings is the first rating programme developed in India, exclusively for the industrial sector. It is based on accepted energy and environmental principles and strikes a balance between known established practices and emerging concepts. The Platinum certification was awarded as Schindler initiated new initiatives like solar energy, packaging pallets reuse, recycling of TPU and maintaining the water and energy conservation measures.

Schindlermanufacturing facility, is fully functional from beginning of 2014. Thissprawling, world-class campus houses the elevator factory, a 71-meter tallelevator test tower, the global R&D centre and the upcoming escalatorplant. All this is a testimony to Schindler Group’s commitment to the IndianMarket and our endeavour to be closer to our customers and offer theminnovative mobility solutions. 

SchindlerIndia is committed to growing the elevators & escalator business in India.Under the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, Schindler has invested ₹430crore as a part of the total ₹600 crore outlay. Schindler has  beenreaping the benefits of reduced energy and water consumption by around 30%,Enhanced indoor air quality, Good day lighting, Health & wellbeing of theoccupants and Safety of the workmen

Commentingon the announcement, Uday Kulkarni, President India and South East Asia said,“Schindler is committed to conducting its business activities in harmony withsociety and the environment. Schindler’s products and services are designed toprovide energy efficient and eco-friendly solutions to architects, contractorsand building owners. It is only natural that we build our elevators in a mannerthat is conserving towards the environment and resources.” 

TodaySchindler India is a trusted name in the elevator industry and is the preferredvendor to several leading builders & developers across the country. Theyhave partnered several prestigious infrastructure projects in India, like thenew Mumbai International Airport, Terminal-2, the Chennai InternationalAirport, the Delhi Metro, the Delhi Airport Metro, the Mumbai Monorail, theKolkata International Airport, as well as the Mumbai, Bengaluru, Noida &Nagpur metros.


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