Jakarta, Indonesia, 24 October 2017 – As a global leader in elevators and escalators, Schindler will provide the vertical mobility solutions for the 2018 prestigious Asian Games. Held every four years, the 17th Asian Games 2018 will be hosted in the cities of Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia with PT. Berca Schindler Lifts as a key supporter.
Over 80,000 world-class athletes and fans from across Asia will congregate at the Gelora Bung Karno stadium, Jakarta, for the opening and closing ceremonies. This sports arena is one of the largest stadiums in the world and to support such immense crowds, the stadium has gone through substantial renovations and redesigns. With such significant numbers of people in this venue, PT. Berca Schindler Lifts will not only deliver a vertical transportation system to carry people throughout the venue for this event, but will also ensure a safe and comfortable ride for the passengers.
Elevator and escalator safety are always the top priority for Schindler. Schindler’s products not only meet the industry’s standards but are also tested against Schindler’s own rigorous safety standards. Our elevators are designed to meet the mobility needs of any building while also supporting the sustainability initiatives of our customers. Schindler has set a new standard in its power conservation approach, which contributes to lower operating costs and a smaller carbon footprint.
“It is important that we installed not only lifts that have the latest technology but also ones that are reliable and safe which we can expect from Schindler. We are looking forward to partnering with Schindler to bring the latest technology into Jakarta’s iconic building.” said Wikrama Wardana, Project Manager of the GBK project.
As a trusted partner, Schindler is proud to deliver smart solutions to support the GBK project team and 2018 Asian Games.
Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move more than one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 59,000 employees in more than 100 countries.
About PT. Berca Schindler Lifts
PT. Berca Schindler Lifts (BSL) was established in 2000 as a joint venture between Central Cipta Murdaya Group and Jardine Schindler Group. BSL is headquartered in Jakarta and designs, engineers, installs, maintains and modernizes elevators, escalators and moving-walks throughout Indonesia.