Made in India
Otis India has a factory in Bengaluru as well as an R&D centre with mechanical and electrical test labs and a 51.2-m test tower with the ability to simultaneously test up to five elevators. This factory has released Gen2 elevators of various speeds and types designed for Indian customers. “Last year, our Bengaluru factory released Arise, a 2.5 m/s elevator, as well as escalators,” shares Sebi Joseph, President, Otis India. “Now, Otis India is gearing up to embrace IoT and digitalisation for quicker and more efficient services.”
Otis India has just launched the made-in-India Gen2 Life elevator for upscale residential and commercial buildings. Passenger capacities range between eight and 15 with speeds of 1.5 and 1.75 m/s in both the machine room or machine room-less configurations, with additional elevator cabin interior options, steel-coated, flat-belt technology, a compact gearless machine, Pulse™, ReGen™ drive and energy-efficient operations.
thyssenkrupp has localised some of its products and services. Its Indian product line is robust and designed for Indian aesthetic tastes, and includes technologically advanced, high-speed (6 m/s) elevators. This includes the enta100 MRG targeting affordable housing projects, and the enta200 and meta100 designed for the growing low and mid-rise real-estate markets.