JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia
UTC Building & Industrial Systems has expanded its relationship with E.A. Juffali & Brothers Ltd (Juffali) through various Saudi legal entities to include the sales and servicing of Otis elevators and escalators, as well as the sales of building automation and fire and security products from brands such as Automated Logic, Edwards, Lenel, Interlogix and Onity. The new agreements expand on an existing business relationship between Carrier and Juffali, which have been joint venture partners since the late 1980s for the manufacturing, distribution and servicing of heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. Carrier, Otis, ALC, Edwards, Lenel, Interlogix and Onity are parts of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
"UTC's longstanding collaboration with Juffali in the air conditioning and refrigeration segments has helped to bring new levels of innovation and choice to our customers throughout Saudi Arabia. By expanding our relationship, we will deliver a unique value proposition to our customers through an expanded building solutions portfolio," said Philippe Delpech, chief operating officer, intercontinental operations, UTC Building & Industrial Systems.
"We are delighted to be working with UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a world leader in building systems. We can now offer our customers a complete range of building solutions designed to support the Kingdom's growth and infrastructure plans, and to help develop intelligent and sustainable urban communities," added Dr. Walid Juffali, chairman, E.A. Juffali & Brothers Ltd.
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UTC Building & Industrial Systems is the world's largest provider of building technologies. Its elevator, escalator, fire-safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems and services promote integrated, high-performance buildings that are safer, smarter and sustainable. UTC Building & Industrial Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.BIS.UTC.com or follow @UTCBIS on Twitter.