Schindler Elevator Corporation Awarded Los Angeles International Airport Contract

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Schindler Elevator Corporation has been awarded a $40.8 million contract with Los Angeles World Airports to install 60 escalators and four moving walkways at Los Angeles International Airport as well as to modernize six existing hydraulic elevators.

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“We are proud to have been chosen as the supplier of the equipment for the LAX rejuvenation and look forward to working with Los Angeles World Airports on this vital project,” said Jakob Zueger, chief executive officer, Schindler Americas.

Schindler Elevator Corporation has been awarded a $40.8 million contract with Los Angeles World Airports to install 60 escalators and four moving walkways at Los Angeles International Airport as well as to modernize six existing hydraulic elevators.

The contract includes the removal of the existing escalators and moving walks and the installation of new equipment, including 60 Schindler 9700® escalators, which will be produced at Schindler’s Clinton, NC manufacturing facility, and four Schindler 9500® moving walks. The company will also modernize six passenger elevators and provide maintenance on all 70 units for at least five years.

The contract is part of the airport's ongoing effort to replace 285 older elevators, escalators and moving walkways with more efficient equipment that uses newer technology.

“We are proud to have been chosen as the supplier of the equipment for the LAX rejuvenation and look forward to working with Los Angeles World Airports on this vital project,” said Jakob Zueger, chief executive officer, Schindler Americas.

About Schindler Elevator Corporation
Schindler Elevator Corporation designs, manufactures, installs, services and modernizes a broad range of elevators, escalators and moving walks for almost every building type. The company is the North American operation of the Switzerland-incorporated Schindler Group, a leading global mobility provider, present in more than 140 countries. Schindler supports sustainable urban development with safe, reliable and ecologically sound mobility solutions. For additional information about Schindler Elevator Corporation, visit the company’s Web site at http://www.us.schindler.com.

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