SEOUL, Korea, August 5, 2019 — Otis is introducing an enhanced global escalator product, the Otis Link commercial escalators. The Link escalators offer upgrades on quality, safety, reliability and style. Otis, the world’s leading manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways, is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
“Our unwavering commitment to safety and quality continues with the Otis Link escalators,” said IS Cho, VP and Managing Director of Otis Korea. “This reimagined product is the result of multi-discipline teams of product experts, engineers and operations leads from around the globe working together to enhance our escalator products for our customers.”
Otis Link escalators are designed to complement customers’ unique requirements in any commercial space, whether retail or office, with a compact footprint, elegant aesthetics and sustainable design elements.
The Otis Link escalators are designed for smart and easy maintenance and maximum uptime. It delivers a wide range of enhanced safety features, such as an advanced electronic safety system that activates brakes quickly and consistently when it detects an issue. Additionally, it consumes 98 percent less oil with our high efficiency lubrication system compared to manual lubrication systems. Also, 90 percent of the materials used to make Link escalators can be recycled at end of life.
Support by multiple Otis service apps, enables our mechanics to diagnose escalator deterioration and assess escalator performance and quality during a routine service visit at a faster pace.