HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 9, 2015 -Xizi Otis Elevator Co., Ltd. (Xizi Otis) will supply 191 elevators and escalators to the Changsha Metro Line 3. The order includes 160 XO21NP systems designed for high-traffic public infrastructure and 31 energy-saving Gen2® machine-roomless elevators. Xizi Otis Elevator Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Otis Elevator (China) Investment Company Ltd., which is a part of Otis, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
Changsha Metro Line 3 is a core addition to the city’s rail network, which connects the north with the south of the city. With 25 stations and a total length of 36.5 kilometers, the new Line 3 will be completed by late 2018.
“Changsha is an important transport hub in central China,” said Alan Cheung, President, Xizi Otis. “We are proud to serve rail projects in the city, and are proud that Xizi Otis’ products and services have been selected by metro transport authorities across China. We are committed to providing safe, convenient and reliable escalator and elevator transport for commuters and visitors.”
In addition to Changsha Metro, Xizi Otis has supplied nearly 3,000 elevators and escalators to metro networks in more than 10 key cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Dalian, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Wuhan, Kunming, Chengdu and Shenzhen. Xizi Otis has supplies elevator and escalator systems for rail projects worldwide.
For more information, visit www.xiziotis.com.
About Xizi Otis
Xizi Otis Elevator Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Otis Elevator (China) Investment Company Ltd., which is a part of Otis, a unit of United Technologies Corp. 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 dozens of branches and hundreds of service and maintenance sites all around China.
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 1.9 million elevators and escalators worldwide. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.otis.com.