2012.06.20

Schindler 9300 AE® Escalator Wins Top Money-Saving Product Award

MORRISTOWN, NJ, June 20, 2012 –Schindler Elevator Corporation, one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks is proud to announce that BUILDINGS magazine has selected it’s Schindler 9300 AE® escalator as a 2012 Money-Saving Product. The winning product is part of an elite group of 77 products showcased in the magazine’s June 2012 issue and on www.buildings.com.

Finalists were based on the money-saving qualities offered to building owners and facility managers in areas such as energy consumption, water savings, lighting, envelope improvement, and maintenance.

Notably, the Schindler 9300 AE ECOLINE Premium option, which offers the advantages of crawling speed and peak current reduction, was recently added to ANSI code A17.1/B44 - 2010 under requirements 6.1.4.1.2 for escalators and has already been adopted by eight states.

Manufactured in Schindler’s award-winning Clinton, NC escalator plant, the Schindler 9300 AE offers proven quality and reliability and is at home in any commercial environment. It provides efficient configuration packages to give customers the precise level of customization their project requires. Features include:

  • Cutting-edge technology and robust components
  • Bold and vibrant color options for steps, handrails, skirts, decks and truss cladding
  • Rises up to 42ft.
  • Remote monitoring capability
  • Optimized drive system, allowing energy savings of up to 27% over earlier escalator models
  • Built-in frequency converter option that generates up to 20% savings.

In addition, all Schindler 9300 AE escalators comply with all local and international safety standards, including ASME A17.1, and comprise over twenty important safety features.

About BUILDINGS
BUILDINGS serves over 74,000 building owners and professional facilities managers in North America. The monthly publication helps readers make smarter decisions relevant to the management, modernization, and operation of their facilities.  www.buildings.com

About Schindler Elevator Corporation
Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operation of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group, a leading global mobility provider with approximately 43,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. Schindler supports sustainable urban development with safe, reliable and ecologically sound mobility solutions and its equipment moves one billion people every day all over the world. In 2011, Schindler was named one of Forbes Magazine’s 100 Most Innovative Companies, and two of the company’s products received the 2011Architectural Products’ Product Innovation Award.

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Kathy Rucki
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Schindler Elevator Corporation
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Kim Hoskins
Corporate Communications Specialist
Schindler Elevator Corporation
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