Otis wins escalator contract for Delhi Metro Rail Corporation


The elevator and escalator company will provide 222 escalators


India, Otis Elevator Company (India) Limitedis proud to announce that it has been awarded the escalator contract for the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).Otis has been contracted to supply and install 222 units of the of escalators (520NPE-Lmodel) for phase III of the Delhi Metro project. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).


Patrick Blethon, President, Otis Pacific Asia Area said, “We are delighted with the Delhi Metro Rail win. Our experience with the Taipei Metro System, Shanghai Metro Line 6, Singapore East-West metro line, Tianjin Subway, Beijing South Railway station etc. will all help in delivering the best solutions for this prestigious project. This win reaffirms our position as a major vertical transportation supplier to Metro systems in Asia and around the world.”

Sebi Joseph, Managing Director, Otis India said, “The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation win is a proud moment for us. This win re-affirms our position as a key solutions provider for elevators and escalators in the infrastructure segment. This back to back win in the infrastructure segment ensures that Otis is a strong driver that keeps the heart of urban life beating”.

The environment friendly 520 NPE-L escalators caters to public transportation and heavy traffic demands by offering exceptional safety, solid reliability and service friendly design. The control panel allows for monitoring of actual working conditions while interfaces allow for remote monitoring and control, therefore providing for safer operation.

Otis Elevator Company (India) Limitedrecently announced its partnership with L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited (LTMRHL) to provide 670 units for theHyderabad Metro Rail Project.


About Otis Elevator Company


Otis Elevator Company is the world's leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. With headquarters in Farmington, Connecticut, Otis employs 61,000 people globally, offers products and services in more than 200 countries and territories and maintains over 1.8 million elevators and escalators worldwide. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.


Otis has installed elevators in some of the world's most famous structures, including the Eiffel Tower, Empire State Building, World Trade Center, Petronas Twin Towers, Burj Khalifa, and CN Tower.


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