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Otis Elevator Company expanding existing elevator factory in Bangalore, India Print E-mail
Written by James   
Friday, 15 April 2011
Bangalore: Otis Elevator Company (India) Ltd is expanding it's existing elevator factory in Bangalore, India. The new, 27,500 square-meter manufacturing facility will be three-times the size of the current factory. In addition to a new test tower, it will incorporate leading Otis technologies from all over the world.

"We look forward to expanding our local manufacturing expertise while providing more than double the number of job opportunities to the people of Bangalore," said Laurent Bruyère, managing director, Otis India.

"Our expanded facility will ensure that Otis India is well-positioned to support India's exponential growth with quality, locally produced elevators, while conserving the country’s valuable resources," he added. India's elevator market is expected to reach 70,000 units over the next three years.

The new manufacturing facility is being built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold standards. "This ground-breaking marks the beginning of a new phase of Otis’ leadership in India," noted Bruyère. An expanded factory will enable Otis India to more effectively serve an India elevator market.

Otis Elevator Company is a unit of the $54.3 billion United Technologies Corp. United Technologies products include Carrier air conditioning equipment, Otis products and services, Sikorsky helicopters, Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines, UTC Fire & Security equipment and services, and Hamilton Sundstrand aerospace and industrial systems.

UTC companies employ more than 4,000 people across 60 cities in India. Through it's group companies, it has three factories and a research facility in the country.

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