Schindler India has been awarded with the ‘Platinum’ certification for its manufacturing facility at Chakan in Pune by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). IGBC Green Factory Buildings is the first rating programme developed in India, exclusively for the industrial sector.
Schindler India is gearing up to expand its manufacturing set up and improve its Chakan-based R&D facilities with an investment of Rs 170 crore. It plans to expand its elevator line to produce a capacity of around 17,500 units and its escalator line to 1,200 units per annum by 2019.
We move over 1 billion people per day,¨ claims the company with pride. Indeed, founded in 1874 in Switzerland, Schindler manufacturers, installs, services and modernises elevators, escalators and moving walks; it has over 1,000 branch offices in more than 100 countries