Schindler History - A fascinating story...

In its 140-year history, Schindler has grown from a local manufacturer of machines into a global elevator and escalator business. On the way, it has shaped the industry, defined best practice as a mobility provider and as an employer, and prospered in a highly competitive global environment.

Schindler China

With over 30 years of presence in China, Schindler continually looks to satisfy its vast customer base, and commits itself towards further investment in people, service, manufacturing, and R&D in China.

Schindler China Milestones

  • 2016 Schindler Zone China has moved to Jiading Schindler City
  • 2014 Schindler Opens its World Largest Escalator Manufacturing Plant in Jiading, Shanghai
  • 2013 Selected by Forbes as One of the 2013 World’s Most Innovative Companies for three consecutive years
  • 2010 Shanghai World Expo's important supplier of escalators
  • 2010 Schindler China has become the
  • 2008 Schindler China was awarded as the China's Top Employer for the third time
  • 2008 The important escalator supplier for the Beijing Olympic venues and facilities
  • 2007 The 20,000th escalator is off the assembling line in Shanghai
  • 2006 Suzhou Schindler Elevator Co. Ltd. became a WOFE
  • 2005 The Schindler Group's biggest Elevator manufactory in AP is launched in Suzhou
  • 2005 The Schindler Group's biggest Escalator Auto Assembly Production lines in AP is put into use in Shanghai
  • 2002 The headquarters of SCN moved to Shanghai
  • 2001 Schindler China Elevator Co. Ltd. became a WOFE
  • 1999 Schindler Asia Pacific R&D Center is set up in Shanghai
  • 1998 Schindler's 3rd WOFE – Schindler Electronics (Suzhou) Co. Ltd. is set up
  • 1998 Schindler's 2nd WOFE- Asia Pacific Training Center is founded in Shanghai
  • 1995 The Schindler Group successfully became the major shareholder of Schindler China Elevator Co. Ltd.
  • 1988 Suzhou Schindler Elevator Co. Ltd.the 2nd joint venture Schindler founded
  • 1980 Schindler China Elevator Co. Ltd. the first industrial joint venture founded in China

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Schindler (China)Elevator Co.,Ltd

Schindler China Head Office
555, Xingshun Road, Jiading District, Shanghai (201815)

Tel. +86 21 6709 6666
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