HANGZHOU, China, June 19, 2015 – For the eighth consecutive year, "Xizi Otis Elevator Co., Ltd (“Xizi Otis”) has been named on the list of elevator and escalator suppliers that can bid for projects with China’s central government agencies. Xizi Otis Elevator Co., Ltd is a subsidiary of Otis Elevator (China) Investment Company Ltd., which is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
“Xizi Otis has been included on the designated vendor list by the Chinese Central Government Procurement Center since 2007,” said Alan Cheung, president, Xizi Otis. “Xizi Otis is proud to be one of the Central Government Procurement Center’s authorized suppliers. We believe this designation underscores Xizi Otis’ superior product quality and service delivery.”
Among the product innovations introduced by Xizi Otis in recent years is the Gen2-MR™ elevator. Introduced by Xizi Otis specifically for China, this energy-saving small machine room elevator, featuring a ReGen™ regenerative drive, is up to 75 percent more energy efficient than conventional systems with non-regenerative drives. Incorporating several patented Otis technologies, the Gen2-MR elevator provides superior passenger experience and high energy efficiency for building owners. In 2014, the Gen2-MR won the China Machinery Industry Science and Technology Award, one of the highest accolades in China’s machinery segment.
In the past year, Xizi Otis also won the 2014 Annual National Government Procurement Preferred Service Elevator Brand Award and the 2014 China Best Customer Contact Center of the Year Award. It also entered into agreements with real estate giants, including Gemdale Group, Verdure International and Jinke Group, to support the development of multiple landmark buildings across China.
For more information, visit www.xiziotis.com.
About Xizi Otis
Xizi Otis Elevator Co., Ltd is a subsidiary of Otis Elevator (China) Investment Company Limited, which is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Founded in 1997, Xizi Otis has two manufacturing facilities, in Hangzhou and Chongqing, as well as a testing lab accredited by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People’s Republic of China (CNAS) and an R&D center staffed by more than 120 engineers.
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.