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Tuesday, October 16 2018 - 15:10
Jardine Schindler launched its sixth training centre in Yangon, Myanmar
HONG KONG, Oct. 16, 2018/PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

Myanmar Jardine Schindler Limited, a company jointly owned by Jardine Matheson 
and Schindler Group has inaugurated its training centre in the city of Yangon 
last week on 13th October, 2018. This marks Jardine Schindler Group's sixth 
training centre in the Southeast Asia region since the first facility was 
established in Vietnam in 2016. 

"The training centre demonstrates Schindler's long-term commitment to safety 
and quality to deliver outstanding customer service through professionally 
trained technicians. This is the key element in driving sustainable growth in 
Myanmar," said Wai Sam Wong, Managing Director of Myanmar Jardine Schindler 

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Left to right: Mr. Wai Sam Wong, Managing Director of Myanmar Jardine Schindler 
Ltd.; U Aye Ko, Deputy Director for Mandalay from Ministry of Industries; Mr. 
Rene Kunz, Technical and Field Support Director of Jardine Schindler Group; Dr. 
Jurg Benz, Head of Mission of the Swiss Embassy in Myanmar; Mr. Peter Beynon, 
Jardine Matheson Country Chairman attended the Opening Ceremony.

In collaboration with the Swiss Embassy, Schindler first established its 
vocational technical program in Myanmar in 2015. Continuing this dedication to 
people development, Schindler's state-of-the-art training facility will offer a 
more comprehensive training experience. As the very first elevator and 
escalator professional training facility in Myanmar, it includes two buildings 
with floor areas of over 7,000 square feet, two elevator training shafts, one 
escalator, two simulators, a product showroom and five instructional classrooms.

Dr. Jurg Benz, Head of Mission of the Swiss Embassy in Myanmar congratulated 
the company for making another bold step ahead in developing its people's 
technical skills and reinforcing the partnership between Myanmar Jardine 
Schindler and the Centre for Vocational Training Program under the Swiss 

Peter Beynon, Jardine Matheson Country Chairman Myanmar, stated that Schindler 
is a pioneer in promoting such development initiatives, not only in the 
escalator and elevator industry, but also among foreign businesses in the 

This facility is of critical importance for the company to "attract and retain 
the best talent as our future leaders and functional experts" said Rene Kunz, 
Jardine Schindler Group Technical and Field Support Director during the opening 
ceremony of the new training centre. 

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The Training Centre is equipped with two elevator shafts and one escalator to 
train engineers and field technicians on the latest installation methods, 
maintenance processes and safety standards.

Moving into 2019, ten certified master trainers will be capable of delivering 
courses to nearly 300 technicians, supervisors, project managers, contractors 
and apprentices for the company.

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About Schindler

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global 
provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Schindler mobility 
solutions move more than one billion people every day all over the world. 
Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 

About Myanmar Jardine Schindler
Myanmar Jardine Schindler Limited was established in 1999, and is the Myanmar 
operation of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group, a leading global mobility 
provider of elevators, escalators and related services.

Myanmar Jardine Schindler Limited is the leading elevator and escalator company 
in Myanmar. Headquartered in Yangon, the company now employs more than three 
hundred people with operations in five branches, providing services to thirteen 
out of fourteen states and divisions in Myanmar. 

SOURCE  Schindler Group