UTC Fire & Security Technology to Support World-Class Fire Training Center in Chongqing
Chongqing, China, 19 May 2011 – UTC Fire & Security has announced an agreement with Chongqing Fire Department to provide industry-leading Kidde Live Fire Trainer® technology to help build a world-class fire training center in Chongqing. UTC Fire & Security is a business unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
UTC Fire & Security Appoints Mark Barry as President, Global Fire Products; Kelly Romano Appointed President, Global Security Products
FARMINGTON, CT., May 16, 2011 – UTC Fire & Security has announced changes to its senior leadership team. Mark Barry has been appointed President, Global Fire Products, succeeding Scott Buckhout, who was appointed President, UTC Fire & Security in late-March. Kelly Romano will succeed Barry as President, Global Security Products; both appointments effective immediately. UTC Fire & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
Chubb Security Goes Green with New Response Vehicles
Johannesburg, South Africa, 3 May 2011 – Chubb Security, one of South Africa’s leading fire and security organisations, is contributing to the sustainability of the environment by going “green” with the upgrade of all their armed response vehicles. Chubb Security is a business unit of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
UTC Fire & Security Acquires Norway’s Simtronics ASA
FARMINGTON, Conn., April 29, 2011 – UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has acquired a majority of the shares of Simtronics ASA (OSE: SIMTRO), a Norway-based provider of sophisticated gas and flame detection systems, extinguishing solutions and fire prevention systems for marine and off-shore industries.
Alamance County Leaders Announce New Distribution Center
MEBANE, April 15, 2011 – A ceremony is planned for Tuesday, April 19 at 2:00 P.M. to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new operations and distribution center in Mebane’s North Carolina Industrial Center (NCIC). The facility is a collaboration between Kidde Residential & Commercial (the leading manufacturer of residential fire safety products), New Breed Logistics and Samet Corporation. Kidde is a business of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).