“The Power of Two” Makes an Entrance in China
Ashford, Kent, January 2020 – The beginning of 2019 saw a bold global partnership between Boon Edam, Schindler Lifts and PORT technology to launch a rivalling transit management solution that combines elevator destination control, security and transit intelligence.
Being recognised as 'The Power of Two', the collaboration saw Boon Edam's best-selling speedgate - The Lifeline Speedlane Swing being fully integrated with Schindler PORT Technology to create a competitive 'one design, one solution' for architects and designers alike. With a strong USP where beauty meets security, the Power of Two campaign saw the first commission being placed in China for commercial banking giants, CIB (Industrial Bank Co., Ltd).
Secure Destination Control for Industrial Bank Co., Ltd
CIB (Industrial Bank Co., Ltd) is one of the first joint-stock commercial banks based in China. Listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2007 & ranking among the top 30 banks in the world and Fortune Global 500, with their headquarters based in Fuzhou City, Fujian Province. It is at this location where the first Chinese Power of Two collaboration has been successfully commissioned.
Spanning over two buildings, CIB commissioned Boon Edam China to supply a total of 36 Lifeline Speedlane Swing speed gates throughout the large offices, over various levels. Seven of these lanes (one set of 4 lanes comprising of 5 cabinets; and one set of 3 lanes with 2 cabinets) were dedicated to the Power of Two solution.
Secure Building Entrance Solution
The lane sets showcasing the Power of Two are located at the main entrances elevator lobby. Collectively, they offer smart and efficient elevator destination control, saving energy by grouping passengers travelling to the same floor together. This combined with the security features offer accurate tailgating detection and relieve pressure on security and reception staff. We are proud to have been able to offer the first of many welcome and secure entrance solutions.
To find out more about our partnership with Schindler PORT Technology, please don't hesitate to contact our team.