Tianjin, China, March 7, 2018— Otis China has entered into another strategic partnership with a notable property developer. Between now and 2019, Otis will provide Junfa Group with more than 300 elevators and escalators for high-end residential and commercial projects in Southwestern China.
The Junfa Group projects are located in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province, and Jinhong, the capital of Xishuangbanna, an autonomous prefecture in Yunnan province, bordering Myanmar and Laos. They will be served by 38 Otis SkyRise® elevators, 63 Otis Sky®II elevators, 191 GeN2® elevators, and 18 Otis LINK escalators.
Designed for high-rise buildings, the Otis SkyRise® elevators offer a rise of up to 600 meters with single-deck, double-deck and super double-deck configurations. It delivers a premium ride experience that is fast, smooth and quiet. A number of China’s iconic urban landmarks, such as Shenzhen Ping’An Financial Center and Shanghai World Finance Center have also selected Otis Skyrise® elevators.
Junfa Group is a leading real estate developer with a footprint in 10 key cities and a land reserve of about 15 million square meters. Last year, Junfa Group was recognized as one of China’s Top 100 property developers by China Real Estate Association.
“We are honored to be the strategic partner of Junfa Group. This groundbreaking cooperation was the result of a team effort and underscores the quality of our products and the strength of our services. The project will further expand our footprint in Southwest China,” said Luis Molina, President of Otis China Limited (OCL).
Otis is the world’s leading 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 approximately 200 countries and territories. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs. For more information, visit www.otis.com.