Tianjin, China, April 23, 2018— Otis Elevator (China) Co. Ltd. (“Otis China”) will provide 102 escalators along with around-the-clock maintenance support to Wuxi Metro Line 3 Phase 1, an important public transit network for the development of Wuxi, a business hub near Shanghai in eastern China.
The third main line in the Wuxi city network, Wuxi Metro Line 3 Phase I will have 21 stations and stretch 28.5 km underground when it is completed in 2020. It will connect the districts of Huishan, Liangxi and Xinwu to serve key industrial areas and the main rail and air transport hubs as well as connect commuters to the city center.
Otis China will also provide Otis Metro Maintenance Management System (OM3S®) support to Wuxi Metro. OM3S® is a specialized service system that provides around-the-clock support for metro customers. Introduced to China in 2013, OM3S has dedicated metro service offices staffed by professional mechanics with special training
“In modern China, many of us rely on public transport and live and work in high-rise buildings,” said Luis Molina, President of Otis Elevator (China) Investment Co., Ltd. “In collaboration with Wuxi Metro, Otis is helping support the development of Wuxi with infrastructure services that are comfortable, reliable and safe.”
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.