Schindler opens new green elevator plant in Slovakia


The first ever BREEAM ‘excellent’ rated plant in Slovakia reinforces Schindler’s commitment to growth and environmental sustainability.

Schindler is pleased to announce the opening of its newest factory in Dunajská Streda which will supply elevators to Schindler customers in Europe.

The facilities feature the latest in green technology and have been awarded the BREEAM ‘excellent’ rating. The buildings cover a total area of 36,000m2 and the site also includes a logistics center for the European market. The factory is equipped with the latest technology in production reinforcing Schindler’s customer focused strategy to provide the most competitive, highest quality products with short delivery time.

“We are very pleased to be opening this new factory in Slovakia. The investment underlines our growth strategy and commitment to provide safe, green and competitive new products to our customers. We are particularly proud to have received the highest standard of green building certificates for this facility,” says Jürgen Tinggren, CEO of the Schindler Group. It is also one of the very first industrial buildings in Continental Europe to receive this BREEAM ‘excellent’ rating.

Modern production sites around the globe

This latest factory opening in Dunajská Streda is part of Schindler’s global growth strategy foreseeing the opening of six new green plants in 2013 and 2015. In addition to the Slovakian factory Schindler is currently ramping up production sites in India, China and North America.

About Schindler

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 over 47,000 employees in over 100 countries.

Schindler opens factory in Dunajská Streda, Slovakia

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