CHENGDU, China, March 24, 2015 – Supporting the continuing urbanization and growth of western China, Otis Elevator (China) Co., Ltd. will supply 164 elevators and escalators to Chengdu Intime City, a multi-use complex now under construction in the Chengdu Hi-Tech Zone. Otis is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)
The project continues Otis China’s successful collaboration with developer Yintai Group after working together on the Chengdu Yintai Center. Located in the central business district of southern Chengdu, Chengdu Intime City will have a total floor area of about 400,000 square meters, comprising a shopping center, commercial pedestrian avenue and office buildings.
Chengdu Intime City will be served by 164 energy-saving Otis elevators and escalators, including Otis Gen2® machine-roomless elevators, Skyrise™ elevator systems and Link escalators. The state-of-the-art Otis elevators and escalators will help ensure a safe and comfortable riding experience for visitors to the Chengdu Intime City complex. The first group of elevators and escalators is currently being installed and will go into service in March.
“Otis China is proud to provide quality products to a company of the caliber of Yintai Group and to contribute to a project of such significance to Sichuan Province and West China such as Chengdu Intime City,” said Tony Black, president, Otis Elevator (China) Investment Co., Ltd. “With more than 160 years of industry experience, and a strong track record in China, we are well placed to deliver on the demand created by western China’s growth. We look forward to providing efficient, safe products and services to local customers.”
To best serve the growing western region, Otis China has been building its presence in western China for more than two decades. It now has 10 offices in West China and more than 40 nationwide with a portfolio that includes landmark buildings across the country. For more information, visit www.otis.com.
Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Founded more than 160 years ago by the inventor of the safety elevator, Otis offers products and services through its companies in more than 200 countries and territories, and maintains more than 1.8 million elevators and escalators worldwide. Otis is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.otis.com.