TIANJIN, China, Sept. 1, 2015 – Evergrande Jinbi Property Group, a subsidiary of Evergrande Group, has signed a maintenance service agreement with Otis Elevator (China) Investment Co. Ltd. for maintenance service on all of its Otis elevators in more than 230 residential, commercial and resort properties in 23 Chinese cities. Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways, and is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)
“Otis China is honored to support major developers like Evergrande as a designated maintenance service provider, ensuring high standards of elevator performance and safety are consistently maintained, " said Tony Black, president, Otis Elevator (China) Investment Co. Ltd. “Otis China recommends the use of its original manufacturer maintenance service as the best option for building owners and managers in China."
The Otis China maintenance network includes more than 2,000 highly trained mechanics. It spans approximately 300 branches and service offices covering 31 provinces and municipalities. The company’s free 24/7 hour customer service hotline, OTISLINE®, was an industry first in China, while its innovative Otis Eagle Service enhances maintenance service efficiency through the use of intelligent cloud computing systems.
The maintenance agreement marks the continuation of an established business relationship between Evergrande Group and Otis China. It also creates an agreement that conforms to the new China Special Equipment Safety Law, which requires elevator manufacturers to be responsible for their products’ safety performance.
Otis is the world’s leading 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