SEONGNAM, Korea, March 24, 2016 — Otis Elevator Korea’s Gen2® Dynamic elevator was chosen as the No. 1 product in the elevator sector at the “2016 INNO STAR Certification’’ event, which recognizes products with the best innovation and customer satisfaction. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
“INNO STAR,” hosted by the Korea Management Association, is a certification given to the products receiving the highest ranking in the domestic innovative product and service image survey with nearly 27,000 experts and consumers who choose the top products among more than 1,000 candidates. It is one of Korea’s top authorized product verification authorities.
Gen2 Dynamic is based on Otis’ innovative global Gen2 technology with customized aesthetics and functions. Product strengths include convenience and comfort with sophisticated designs and features. This award acknowledges its innovative technologies and design.
The Gen2 Dynamic, the flat-belt driven elevator, sets itself apart from conventional rope-driven elevators in terms of ride comfort and reduced energy consumption, as well as efficient maintenance. In addition, the award-winning elevator is equipped with LED lighting on the buttons, ceiling and walls, creating a modern and cozy European atmosphere. The large-sized buttons come with a white backlight for easy viewing and are ergonomically placed for convenience.
"For the past 163 years, Otis has continued to pursue innovation for safe and convenient products and services," said Ikseo Cho, managing, director, Otis Elevator Korea. "Giving top priority to safety and quality, we will constantly strive to ensure our customers’ satisfaction with our innovative products and differentiated service."
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 or follow @OtisElevatorCo on Twitter.