DOHA, Qatar, November 23, 2015 – Affiliates of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) have expanded their presence in the state of Qatar through agreements with ENSRV Group, a company wholly owned by J&A Jaidah Holdings, for the distribution and servicing of Otis elevators and escalators as well as fire and security products from UTC Climate, Controls & Security. Otis and UTC Climate, Controls & Security are units of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), a leading provider to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.
These agreements build on the longstanding business relationship between affiliates of Carrier Corporation and ENSRV Group, which have been joint venture partners since 1999 in the distribution and servicing of Carrier-branded heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. Registered in the State of Qatar and headquartered in Doha, the joint venture company now operates as United Technologies Building and Industrial Systems WLL to reflect the expanded product offering.
In addition to Carrier systems, the joint venture will now sell and service elevators and escalators from Otis, the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, as well as building automation and fire and security products from UTC Climate, Controls & Security brands Automated Logic, GST, Edwards and Lenel.
“With Qatar’s strong growth in urban development and new buildings, customers are looking for increasingly innovative and intelligent building solutions to help optimize and manage energy use, as well as enhance the well-being, productivity and performance of occupants,” said Rolando Furlong, vice president, Otis and UTC Climate, Controls & Security, Middle East. “Expanding our collaboration with the ENSRV Group enables us to offer an unrivalled scope of building solutions to customers throughout the country.”
“The expanded business relationship with UTC allows us to offer new levels of choice and innovation to support Qatar’s ambitious growth and infrastructure plans, and to help develop intelligent and sustainable urban communities,” said Jassim Jaidah, Chairman of J&A Jaidah Holdings and ENSRV Group.
UTC is the world's largest provider of building technologies. Its elevator, escalator, fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and services promote integrated, high performance buildings that are safer, smarter and sustainable. UTC is a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
Ivan Morgan, chief commercial officer, ENSRV Group; Nawaf Jassim Jaidah, director, ENSRV Group; Jassim Jaidah, Chairman, Jaidah Holding & ENSRV Group; Philippe Delpech, president, Otis Elevator Company; Rolando Furlong, vice president, Otis and UTC Climate, Controls & Security – Middle East; Mohammed Al Qaisi, managing director, Otis and UTC Climate, Controls & Security – Qatar