MORRISTOWN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schindler Elevator Corporation, a leading global elevator and escalator manufacturer in the U.S. and Canada, today announced an immediate price increase of five percent on elevator, escalator and moving walk products. These increases are due to the continuing escalation in fuel prices and the high, double-digit rise in industry commodity and specialty metal prices over the past 12 months.
Schindler U.S. manufacturing facilities for elevators and escalators are located in Gettysburg, Pa., and Clinton, N.C. Products are shipped from these plants to installations in the U.S. and Canada.
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 Schindler Group, headquartered in Switzerland, 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 website at www.us.schindler.com.