Communication Feature

Building a green future

November 2012
Schüco is now offering a host of comprehensive green technological solutions for the buildings in India.

Schüco - a name that represents one of Europe's most impressive economic success stories - is a premium supplier and a driving force behind innovation for pioneering, green technologies for the whole building envelope. Since its establishment in Bielefeld, Germany, in 1951, the company has come a long way from being a metal fabricator to now providing green technological solutions.

It now offers a comprehensive product portfolio ranging from window, façade, door systems, and efficient solar energy and solar heating solutions, through innovation in intelligent energy management. It is this broad range which indicates a superior technology strategy to always view the building as a whole, in order to exploit its energy potential to the full. An invaluable contribution to climate protection - after all, buildings accounts for 40 per cent of the world's energy consumption and therefore also emits a large proportion of CO2 emissions.

Innovation, Responsibility, Reliability - these are the values that distinguish the Schüco solutions and the people backing it. Today, the Schüco Network is spread across 78 countries and is made up of 5,250 employees, which includes more than 2,000 qualified engineers and 12,000 partners. Architects and investors are also part of the global partner network. Their common aim is to supply the best products and services. For all project types - from sophisticated residential buildings to large commercial projects - it is this unique and comprehensive expertise that has made the Schüco Network the partner of choice for all those, around the world, who want to create sustainable, green living and working environments.

The Schüco know-how backed with superior German technology is now also available to consumers in India, where geographical and climate conditions demand new technological approaches. Schüco now has its corporate India head-office in Mumbai and branch office in Bangalore. The central warehouse as well as a technical training centre is located in Bangalore.

Customized Indian solutions

In addition to the tried-and-tested aluminium and solar products, Schüco has developed Schüco TropTec™, an innovative aluminium window and façade system specifically designed for tropical countries. The perfectly tailored window, sliding door and façade systems address the specific local challenges in India, such as high humidity, frequent rainfall, high noise levels and smog pollution in growing urban centres.

Schüco in India is working in close partnerships with chosen local companies to combine these specific requirements for energy efficiency and optimum indoor climate consistently with the highest design requirements, without compromising on reliability. For consumers, this means that Schüco TropTec™ provides system solutions for sustainable, aesthetic architecture from a single source.

Schüco aims to provide an invaluable advantage to the Indian market. They will provide comprehensive support to local partners in designing and developing the project using highest standards. Using green solutions that merge sustainability with design requirements, Schüco promises to achieve pioneering architecture to the best local quality standard. Apart from their tried-and-tested services, they also provide world-class warehousing and logistics solutions.

With over 60 years of technological leadership, experience of partnership and reliability, the Schüco network waits to tap into the Indian market, and hopes the customers to be a part of their success story. But above all, Schüco believes their power of innovation will the aid the nation's progress and lead them onto a path to a more secure, green future.

(Communication by the management of the company)

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