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Jan 25, 2016, 10:03 ET
The two Otis Gen2(R) elevators lift visitors to the Independence Plaza space shuttle flight deck exhibit at Space Center Houston. In addition to the Otis elevators, the Boeing 747 shuttle carrier aircraft features Pratt & Whitney JT9D engines and hardware components from UTC Aerospace Systems.

United Technologies, Otis Donate Elevators to New Exhibit at Space Center Houston

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and its Otis Elevator Co. unit donated two Otis Gen2® elevators, valued at $325,000, for the new...

Jan 18, 2016, 13:03 ET

Otis China to Provide Elevators for Asia's Largest Hilton Hotel

 The new Dongguan Huijing Hilton Hotel now under construction in Guangdong, South China, will feature 26 Otis elevators and escalators supplied...

Jan 15, 2016, 13:12 ET
For the renovation of the iconic buildings on Paris's Rue de Rivoli and Quai du Louvre, Otis France will install 25 escalators and more than 40 elevators that will serve not only the La Samaritaine department store, but also the Hotel du Cheval Blanc, offices, housing, and a day-care center. Credit Cyrille Thomas for SANAA.

Otis France Provides Elevators, Escalators for 'Nouvelle Samaritaine' Renovation Project in Paris

 Otis France has been chosen to provide elevators and escalators at the "Nouvelle Samaritaine" development before its re-opening to the public...

Jan 07, 2016, 10:05 ET

Otis Elevators Selected for Leading Children's Hospital

 Otis Elevator has entered into a multimillion-dollar agreement with W.S. Bellows Construction Corporation to supply elevator units for Texas...

Dec 02, 2015, 13:01 ET

Xizi Otis Wins Shanghai Metro Line 17 Project

 As a leading supplier of Shanghai's extensive rail network, Xizi Otis Elevator Co., Ltd. (Xizi Otis) has been selected to support the...

Dec 01, 2015, 09:00 ET

Otis to Supply People-Moving Products for McCormick Place

Otis Elevator has entered into a multimillion-dollar agreement with Prairie District3 Partners, a joint venture led by Clark Construction Group, to...

Nov 12, 2015, 13:38 ET
Artist impression of Saraya Aqaba hotels

Otis Elevators Selected for Saraya Aqaba Project in Jordan

 Otis elevators have been selected for the largest contract in the history of Jordan's elevator industry for Saraya Aqaba. Otis, which operates...

Nov 10, 2015, 12:35 ET
Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center

Xizi Otis Secures Order at Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center

 Xizi Otis Elevator Co., Ltd ("Xizi Otis") will supply 30 energy-saving Gen2® elevator systems to the new 80,000-seat Olympic Sports...

Nov 03, 2015, 17:00 ET
Xizi Otis has been re-awarded the maintenance service contract for all Otis escalators at Beijing South Railway Station. As a key railway hub in China, the station is one of the largest and busiest within China's high-speed rail networks, covering 320,000 square meters in floor area.

Xizi Otis Re-Awarded Maintenance Service Contract with Beijing South Railway Station

 Xizi Otis Elevator Co. Ltd (Xizi Otis) has recently been re-awarded the contract to provide maintenance services for all 110 Otis escalators...

Oct 26, 2015, 09:00 ET

Otis Builds BIMCreate™ Tool for 3D Elevator Design

 Otis Elevator introduces BIMCreate, a new online tool that allows architects to create customized 3D files for building plans. BIMCreate is...

Oct 22, 2015, 17:12 ET

Otis and UTC Climate, Controls & Security Present the Future of Intelligent Buildings at CTBUH Annual Conference in New York City

 Otis Elevator and UTC Climate, Controls & Security will have a significant presence at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat...

Jun 18, 2014, 01:08 ET

Otis and Schindler Announce Settlement and License Agreement

Otis Elevator Company, Schindler Holding AG and their affiliate companies are pleased to announce the settlement of lawsuits related to Otis'...

Dec 05, 2013, 08:32 ET

Carrier and Otis Convene International Sustainability Experts in Support of Green Building in the Middle East

 In order to promote green building opportunities in a region known for having one of the world's highest per capita consumption rates of...

May 15, 2013, 09:03 ET

Otis Elevator Company Launches New Mobile Application for eService Customers

Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the launch of a new mobile application for its eService...

Apr 03, 2013, 16:35 ET
Otis Elevator Co. celebrates its 160th anniversary.  (PRNewsFoto/Otis Elevator Company)

Otis Elevator Company Marks 160th Anniversary

Otis Elevator Company, the United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) unit which powered cities skyward and moves passengers up and down structures as...

Dec 04, 2012, 13:21 ET

Otis Elevator Company to Provide Energy-Efficient Elevators for Modernization Project at Los Angeles International Airport

 Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has won a contract with W. E. O'Neil Construction to provide 24...

Sep 26, 2012, 00:00 ET
On Friday, September 21, Otis celebrated the opening of its new factory in Chongqing, China.  From L-R, Alan Cheung, President, Xizi Otis Elevator Company, Xiong Xue, General director of Chongqing New North Zone Management Commission, Louis R. Chenevert, Chairman and CEO, United Technologies Corporation, Pedro Baranda, President, Otis Elevator Company, Tom Vining, President, Otis China.  (PRNewsFoto/Otis Elevator Company)

Otis Opens LEED® Gold Standard Plant in Chongqing, China

On September 21, Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced the opening of a new LEED...

Sep 05, 2012, 04:00 ET

Otis Elevator Company anuncia la adjudicación de un importante contrato en el Parlamento Europeo en Estrasburgo, Francia

-- Contrato de 10 años para mantener 105 unidades, incluyendo 23 elevadores Gen2® con dotadas con el sistema de ahorro de energía...

Sep 05, 2012, 04:00 ET

Otis Elevator Company meldet den Gewinn eines Großauftrags im Europäischen Parlament in Straßburg, Frankreich

-- Zehnjahresvertrag über die Wartung von 105 Anlagen, darunter 23 Gen2®-Aufzüge mit energiesparenden ReGen™-Antrieben...

Sep 05, 2012, 04:00 ET

Otis Elevator Company remporte un important contrat pour le Parlement Européen de Strasbourg, en France

-- Contrat de 10 ans pour la maintenance de 105 appareils dont 23 ascenseurs Gen2® équipés du nouveau système...