About Otis

The world rides on Otis. Otis elevators and escalators touch the lives of people in more than 200 countries around the world. We are both global and local, serving the needs of our customers wherever they live and do business. Here’s a quick look at the size and scope of our business.


Otis at a Glance

People: Approximately 60,000 employees, with 53,000 outside the United States 

Revenue US: $11.6 billion in 2010, of which 80 percent was generated outside the United States

Installed Base:  Approximately 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators in operation worldwide

Service Base: More than 1.7 million elevators and escalators serviced worldwide

Countries: Products offered in more than 200 countries and territories

Manufacturing: Major manufacturing facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia

Engineering and Test Centers: Engineering facilities in the United States, Austria, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea and SpainCompany’s two tallest elevator test towers located in Shibayama, Japan (505 feet or 154 meters above ground; 89 feet or 27 meters below ground) and Bristol, Conn., United States (384 feet or 117 meters above ground).