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05.01.2015 Istanbul, Turkey

Otis Turkey Wins “ETIKA” Ethics Award for Third Year in a Row

Otis Turkey was awarded the “ETIKA” 2014 Turkey Ethics Award by the Turkish Centre of Ethical Values (EDMER) for the third consecutive year. Otis, which operates as Buga Otis Asansör in Turkey, is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Otis is part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

“We are proud to be recognized for the esteemed business ethics award for a third time, coinciding with the 150th anniversary of Otis in Turkey,” said Özgür Aren, general manager, Otis Turkey. “This award motivates us to work even harder to enhance our ethical culture and build on our continued commitment to achieve above and beyond the norm for both our country and industry. We organize regular ethics training for all our employees every year and ensure all activities comply with our ethics and compliance principles. We also work continuously to measure and develop ourselves both individually and as a corporation.”

An independent public entity, the Turkish Centre of Ethical Values aims to raise the bar on ethical compliance through awareness by rewarding companies with a high regard for ethical values. Otis Turkey won the award after responding to 80 questions in categories such as Reputation Management, Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Leadership, Creativity, Law and Compliance Management and adapting to more than 70 percent of the criteria set by EDMER.

For more information, visit www.otis.com or follow Otis on Twitter @OtisElevatorCo or @OtisTurkiye.

About Otis
Otis is the world’s largest 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 more than 200 countries and territories, and maintains more than 1.8 million elevators and escalators worldwide. Otis is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.otis.com or follow @OtisElevatorCo on Twitter.

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