Schindler equips Daiichi Properties' The Finance Centre Bonifacio Global City with Schindler's PORT Technology

MANILA, Philippines, March 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jardine Schindler Philippines officially delivered its latest lift and elevator installation at The Finance Centre in Bonifacio Global City in early February 2019. The landmark 42-storey premium office tower located at Bonifacio Global City is built by Daiichi Properties, and now forms part of Fort Bonifacio financial and lifestyle district in metropolitan Manila. As an award-winning development, the Finance Centre earned the Five-Star Best Office Development-Philippines in the 2016-17 Asia Pacific Property Awards. It is also LEED pre-certified Gold and is registered with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) as an IT ecozone.

The Finance Centre - Daiichi Properties
The Finance Centre - Daiichi Properties

Jardine Schindler Philippines was chosen as the sole supplier of lifts and escalators due to the company's innovative technology and their long-standing professional relationship. Schindler has worked with Daiichi Properties on other projects located at Bonifacio Global City in the past, including World Plaza, featuring Schindler's Personal Occupant Requirement Terminal (PORT) technology destination control system.

Schindler collaborated with the Daiichi team in the design of the elevators and escalators of The Finance Centre, configuring and selecting the full destination control systems. Schindler installed a total of 20 Elevators and two escalators at The Finance Centre, optimizing transport routes and efficiencies for tenants and visitors. The installation incorporates Schindler's top of the line S7000 Elevator with Schindler's PORT system.

The PORT system is a revolutionary vertical mobility technology that provides tenants with an enhanced elevator and escalator service experience. It determines the optimal route for each individual passenger based on their identity and required destination to offer a seamless journey in the shortest time possible. In addition, PORT technology further improves building security by offering floor access customization to better secure the building.

Directors of Daiichi Properties and Jardine Schindler Philippines at the ribbon cutting ceremony.
Directors of Daiichi Properties and Jardine Schindler Philippines at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

"Jardine Schindler Philippines is pleased to provide an exceptional vertical mobility experience to tenants and visitors of The Finance Centre. With Schindler's PORT Technology, they have the potential to remove many of the existing constraints on interior layouts, thereby allowing architects greater creative freedom when designing the next generation of buildings. This building's focus on sustainability, advanced technologies and innovation differentiates their service level to successfully attract high-profile tenants," said Peter Schwarer, Managing Director, Jardine Schindler Philippines.

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 countries.

About Jardine Schindler Philippines

Schindler began operating in the Philippines in 1975 and is a joint venture of Jardine Matheson of Hong Kong, and Schindler Holding Ltd. of Switzerland. Jardine Schindler Philippines has had over 40 years of technical expertise in the local industry. It has strategic offices located in Metro Manila, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, Angeles and Iloilo, serving the needs of Philippine companies for world-class elevators and escalators.

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Source: Schindler Group