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Otis Elevator Company and its parent company, United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today pledged 3 million Chinese Yuan to China Children and Teenagers Fund (CCTF), an independent, non-profit charity organization dedicated to building a better future for China’s children, to support the organization’s relief efforts to aid children in the quake‑hit areas in Sichuan, China.
"We are all saddened by the tragedy of Saturday's devastating earthquake in China and our heartfelt thoughts are with all who have been affected," said Otis President Pedro Baranda. "United Technologies’ subsidiaries have a significant and growing presence in southwest China, including the new Otis factory in Chongqing. We are relieved to learn our many employees were unharmed, and we are now focused on providing support and relief to the thousands who are affected by this disaster."
United Technologies businesses include Otis, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, which includes Carrier; Pratt & Whitney; Sikorsky and UTC Aerospace Systems. Otis operates in China under four brands – Otis, Xizi Otis, Express and Sigma.