Founded in Switzerland in 1874; the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators; escalators and related services. Its innovative and environmentally-friendly access and transit-management systems make an important contribution to mobility in urban societies. In 2011; the Schindler Group generated sales of more than CHF 7.8 billion. 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.