Aug 13, 2015

Axed elevator employee admits trying to harass firm by stopping occupied lifts

An employee for Schindler Japan, the domestic subsidiary of the Switzerland-based elevator manufacturing and maintenance company, had deliberately stopped elevators in five apartment buildings in and around Tokyo, trapping users inside, the transport ministry said Wednesday. The 36-year-old male employee, who was fired by ...

Mar 12, 2013

Schindler ex-managers deny guilt in elevator death

Two ex-managers of elevator maker Schindler Elevator K.K. pleaded not guilty at the start of their trial Monday in connection with an elevator accident that killed a 16-year-old high school boy in a Tokyo apartment complex in 2006. Hitoshi Kamisasanuki, 61, and Ryuichi Harada, ...