It is estimated that by 2015, more than 410 million people will live in India's cities. That's a lot of housing, workplaces and transportation centres – and Otis India is expanding to meet the need for energy-efficient elevators and escalators in India's growing urban areas.
Most companies make a product, then move on. Not with gas turbine engines. Pratt & Whitney invests in updating technologies at places including, the Indian Institute of Science. We''ve endowed a full-time professorship, increasing our long-term commitment to conduct advanced research in gas turbine jet engine technology in India.
The Sikorsky S-92® is a truly international project, with components made in Japan, China, Taiwan, Brazil, Spain and the U.S. Since 2010, one of the biggest pieces, the cabins, has been made here in Hyderabad. Built under a long term agreement with Tata Advanced Systems, the first S-92's with "made in India" airframes were delivered in 2012
The ranks of high-tech businesses continue to grow in Bengaluru, and UTC Aerospace Systems is right there with them. Recently, they inaugurated a new engineering center for aircraft systems software and electronics analysis, design and development. The Embedded Systems Software and Electronics center of excellence contributes to increased employment opportunities over the next few years.
As India continues on the path of rapid urbanization, energy demand in cities especially in building infrastructure, is increasing manifold. Fortunately, the pace at which buildings are going green is following the same trajectory. The green building footprint was a modest 20000 sq ft in 2001 and is today close to 1.2 billion sq ft. We are proud to be associated with the green building movement by contribution through our leading energy and resource efficient products and technologies.