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Schindler is much more than elevators, escalators and moving walks. Here you'll find stories about our people, our corporate citizenship initiatives, latest technology or industry topics.

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Schindler Mo Bros and Sistas raise awareness for men’s health

Once again, Schindler employees around the world grew moustaches and got moving to raise awareness for men’s health issues.

Kick some glass

Increasing diversity is a priority within Schindler, with a special focus on recruiting and retaining more women globally in leadership positions.

Wooden Shaft in France

In cooperation with real estate developer Tereneo, Schindler France has developed a unique elevator through the construction of a wooden shaft.

Women in Leadership initiative going into the second round

The Women in Leadership community is growing within Schindler. The next round of the program has just begun in Europe.

International Highrise Award 2018 - Torre Reforma

The international highrise award has been announced: The 2018 winner is the Torre Reforma in Mexico City, designed by L. Benjamín Romano.

GfM Marketing Prize 2018 for Schindler

The renowned marketing prize of the Swiss Society for Marketing GfM goes to Schindler. CEO Thomas Oetterli received the award at the Grand Hotel Dolder in Zurich on October 30, 2018.

Schindler Benelux partners with Bringme startup, supporting digital urban lifestyles

Bringme allows urban residents to manage online deliveries securely and at their own convenience. Bringme allows urban residents to manage online deliveries securely and at their own convenience.

Schindler apprentice wins silver at the Swiss Skills professional championships

Schindler Vocational Training was well represented as the best young professionals from across 75 different apprentice trades recently fought for the Swiss Masters title at "SwissSkills" in Bern.

Tour de Schindler 2018: cycling for cancer charities

The annual Tour de Schindler charity cycling event started today. This year, the team will ride 830km from The Hague (Netherlands) to Berlin (Germany). The ride will take four days, ending on 27th August, and they will cover between 125 and 336km per day, raising money for cancer charities.

The fastest alpine elevator in Europe

The Hammetschwand elevator on the Bürgenstock was inaugurated in 1905! It is the second oldest outdoor elevator in Europe and represents a pioneering achievement for Schindler.

Interview with Thomas Oetterli about the 2019 Schindler Global Award

The 2019 Schindler Global Award is the third global competition with an urban design focus – a sustained commitment by Schindler to add something to the discourse about urban design. Why is this important to the company?

Schindler becomes platinum sponsor for Swissloop

Once again, Schindler is sponsoring Swissloop, a team participating in Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Pod Competition. Schindler is supporting this year’s project as a platinum sponsor and is producing almost 200 molded parts for the Swissloop team.

Schindler employee volunteers to support mental health in Singapore

Jardine Schindler supports mental health in Hong Kong and Singapore by working with the charity organization "Mindset”.

An electric motorcycle that impresses both die-hard bikers and environmentalists

Schindler Switzerland sponsored a forward-looking project at ETH Zurich. The findings from this project may one day further improve the efficiency of elevators.

Oldest passenger elevator in Switzerland still running in Lucerne

The residential and commercial building at Hirschengraben 33b in Lucerne, built in 1912, was professionally renovated inside and outside in 2007/2008.​​ It is still the oldest of its kind running in Switzerland.


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Schindler apprentices travel to China

Schindler Vocational Training Program enables three Swiss apprentices to complete an internship in China, strengthening the program’s global reach.


Liftboy - Does the elevator operator still exist?

Elevator operators are uniformed operators for elevators in large public or commercial buildings and hotels - a profession that is almost extinct.


Joy of Giving during the Year of Giving

Schindler UAE visited the Dubai Foundation for Woman and Children.


Schindler Campus in China

The Jiading Schindler City – our incredible new campus in China - has now achieved the highest certification under the internationally recognized LEED environmental standard.