Schindler raises its image in the Middle East region with high-visibility contracts for its leading mobility solutions in UAE and Qatar. “These three new major projects have significantly enhanced Schindler’s presence in the region,” says Wassim Aboushaar, Managing Director, Schindler Middle East. “We’re pleased to see a growing number of important clients take notice.”
United Arab Emirates: Dubai Airport expansion
Schindler will support the planned Phase Three expansion of Dubai International Airport’s Concourse Four with 45 customized elevators, 43 escalators, six moving walks and its Lobby Vision® supervisory panel display. Installation will begin in April 2013, with a completion date of September 2014.
Qatar: Doha Twin Towers
Schindler has been named the sole supplier of elevators for the Twin Towers project, a mixed use development featuring a hotel and an office block located in the Doha’s West Bay district. Each tower will rise 46 floors high and sit on a podium, with four basement levels dedicated to parking. The West Bay development is one of the newest districts in Doha and is home to a number of the tallest skyscrapers in the city. In addition to 32 elevators, Schindler will supply Lobby Vision® and PORT destination dispatch to the project. Installation is set to begin this month and will be complete in September 2013.
Qatar: Doha North Gate Mall and Office Buildings
Schindler will be the sole supplier of mobility solutions for the North Gate Mall and Office Buildings, a mixed use development on one of Doha’s most strategically important arterial roadways, Al Shamal Road. Schindler will supply 58 elevators, 44 escalators and two moving walks as part of the Phase One construction. Installation will begin in January 2013, with a completion date of May 2014.
Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are 44,000 employees in over 100 countries.