Schindler Group, the largest supplier of escalators and the second largest manufacturer of elevators, has moved its North Africa-Near East center from Switzerland to Turkey.
Schindler Turkey Director General Mete Zadil told AA correspondent that it was a very important development for the future of Turkey.
Zadil said that there were around 180,000-200,000 elevators in Turkey and 8,000 12,000 elevators were sold in the country a year.
Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group employs around 43,000 people worldwide and comprises two core areas of business: Elevators & Escalators, which contributed 65% of sales in 2009, and also, a distributor of information technology and consumer electronics in Europe. The parent company Schindler Holding Ltd. is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. Schindler designs, installs, services and modernizes transport systems for almost every building type worldwide. Globally, Schindler equipment moves more than 900 million people per day.
AALast Mod: 09 Eylül 2010, 16:13