HANGZHOU, China, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Xizi Otis Elevator Co. Ltd (Xizi Otis) has recently been re-awarded the contract to provide maintenance services for all 110 Otis escalators at Beijing South Railway Station. The contract is a result of Xizi Otis' "Back-Home Inspection Program," which offers complimentary inspection services for Xizi Otis elevators and escalators in China. 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).
Xizi Otis supplied all escalators installed at Beijing South Railway Station and provided maintenance services for four years after it opened in August 2008. As a key railway hub in China, Beijing South Railway Station is one of the largest and busiest within China's high-speed rail networks, covering 320,000 square meters in floor area. For a major transportation facility with significant daily passenger flow, the quality of escalator maintenance is essential to ensure passenger safety.
As part of the Xizi Otis "Back-Home Inspection Program" launched in 2014, the Xizi Otis service team has been proactively providing counseling and support services to Beijing South Railway Station to enhance the reliability of its escalators. The renewed service agreement with the Station will provide quality maintenance service to further protect the safety of the riding public.
The Xizi Otis "Back-Home Inspection Program" is a nationwide initiative, promoting the original equipment manufacturer's professional maintenance services to all Xizi Otis customers. Since the launch of the program in 2014, the Xizi Otis service team has carried out complimentary elevator and escalator evaluations for customers in nearly 30 provinces and municipalities. The quality and efficiency of these services are well-recognized by government authorities and customers nationwide.
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About Xizi Otis
Xizi Otis Elevator Co., Ltd is a subsidiary of Otis Elevator (China) Investment Company Limited, which is a part of Otis, 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.
About Otis 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.
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