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.

The story begins in a workshop in Lucerne in 1874...

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Schindler (China)Elevator Co.,Ltd

Schindler China Head Office

555, Xingshun Road, Jiading District, Shanghai (201815)

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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

1980  Schindler China Elevator Co. Ltd. the first industrial joint venture founded in China

1988  Suzhou Schindler Elevator Co. Ltd.the 2nd joint venture Schindler founded

1995  The Schindler Group successfully became the major shareholder of Schindler China Elevator Co. Ltd.

1998  Schindler's 2nd WOFE- Asia Pacific Training Center is founded in Shanghai

1998  Schindler's 3rd WOFE – Schindler Electronics (Suzhou) Co. Ltd. is set up

1999  Schindler Asia Pacific R&D Center is set up in Shanghai

2001  Schindler China Elevator Co. Ltd. became a WOFE

2002  The headquarters of SCN moved to Shanghai

2005  The Schindler Group's biggest Escalator Auto Assembly Production lines in AP is put into use in Shanghai

2005  The Schindler Group's biggest Elevator manufactory in AP is launched in Suzhou

2006  Suzhou Schindler Elevator Co. Ltd. became a WOFE

2007  The 20,000th escalator is off the assembling line in Shanghai

2008  The important escalator supplier for the Beijing Olympic venues and facilities

2008  Schindler China was awarded as the China's Top Employer for the third time

2010  Schindler China has become the

2010 Shanghai World Expo's important supplier of escalators

2013  Selected by Forbes as One of the 2013 World’s Most Innovative Companies for three consecutive years

2014  Schindler Opens its World Largest Escalator Manufacturing Plant in Jiading, Shanghai

2016  Schindler Zone China has moved to Jiading Schindler City