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Otis Launches ZWTL Program at South Carolina Facility

Otis Launches ZWTL Program at South Carolina Facility

By Elevator World | September 22, 2021

The Otis manufacturing facility in Florence, South Carolina, has begun a pilot “Zero Waste to Landfill (ZWTL)” program that will help reduce the plant’s carbon footprint and be scaled up to other Otis plants next year, the company has announced. Metal, cardboard and packaging make up most of the waste at the Florence plant. And,…

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New Elevator Platforms

New Elevator Platforms

By Otis | September 1, 2021

Otis announces Gen 3 and Gen 360.

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OTIS South Korea Factory Achieves ISO 14001 Certification

OTIS South Korea Factory Achieves ISO 14001 Certification

By Elevator World | August 26, 2021

On the heels of announcing its factory in São Bernardo Do Campo, Brazil, achieved ISO 14001 certification for environmental management systems, Otis announced on August 19 that its Incheon, South Korea, facility has done the same. The milestone brings Otis closer to its ESG (environmental, social and governance) goal and brings more than 90% of…

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Otis India Launches Online Purchase Portal

Otis India Launches Online Purchase Portal

By Elevator World | August 12, 2021

Otis India has begun operating an online portal that allows customers to purchase the Gen2® Prime elevator over the internet, The Hindu reported on August 9. “We are the first major original equipment manufacturer in the vertical-transportation industry to release this digital capability,” said Otis India President Sebi Joseph. “Perhaps we are the first globally.” Joseph called…

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Otis Brazil Factory Achieves ISO 14001 Certification

Otis Brazil Factory Achieves ISO 14001 Certification

By Elevator World | August 5, 2021

Otis’ manufacturing facility in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, achieved ISO 14001 certification for environmental management systems, a milestone that “supports the companywide ESG (environmental, social and governance) goal,” Otis announced in July. The OEM is targeting 2025 for all its factories to be ISO 14001-certified, and the Brazil certification brings the worldwide compliance total…

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Otis provides VT, Westbank Campus adds residential tower.

Otis provides VT, Westbank Campus adds residential tower

By Elevator World | August 1, 2021

Construction on San Francisco Tower Wrapping Up Construction is wrapping up on 30 Otis Street, SoMa, in San Francisco as the tower is preparing for move-ins later this summer, San Francisco YIMBY reported in June. The SoMa development will add 416 residences to the local housing market, along with retail and an updated home for…

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Promotions, new hires and a retirement

By Elevator World | August 1, 2021

Otis Names Luersman Executive Vice President, CPO Otis Worldwide Corp., in a May announcement, said Abbe Luersman was to join the company as executive vice president and chief people officer (CPO), effective July 26. In making the appointment, Otis President and CEO Judy Marks called Luersman “a passionate leader who brings decades of proven experience, business…

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New Horizons

New Horizons

By Rafael Martinez Neira | August 1, 2021

Using BIM technology to integrate VT systems. ATRIO Torre Norte is one of the tallest buildings in Colombia. It stands out as a beautiful addition to the Bogotá skyline.

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Otis Launches Embedded Systems CoE in Detroit

Otis Launches Embedded Systems CoE in Detroit

By Elevator World | July 22, 2021

On the heels of announcing its newest elevator platforms, Otis said in July it is opening a new Embedded Systems Center of Excellence (CoE) in the Detroit suburb of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Currently composed of approximately 12 Otis colleagues, the CoE will be “a global hub for innovation in model-based design, advanced control software, automated testing…

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Otis’ Marks Receives Prestigious CED Leadership Award

By Elevator World | June 17, 2021

Judy Marks, president and CEO of Otis, joins five leaders who include Moderna Chairman and co-founder Noubar Afeyan and CVS Health President and CEO Karen S. Lynch in receiving Committee for Economic Development (CED) 2021 Distinguished Leadership Awards. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, CED is a nonprofit public-policy center. Award winners were selected based on corporate…

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