Profile: United Technologies Corp (UTX.N)
United Technologies Corporation, incorporated on July 21, 1934, is engaged in providing high technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries around the world. The Company operates through four segments: Otis; UTC Climate, Controls & Security; Pratt & Whitney, and UTC Aerospace Systems. Otis, UTC Climate and Controls & Security (collectively, referred to as the commercial businesses) serve customers in the commercial, government, infrastructure and residential property sectors and transport and refrigeration businesses around the world. Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace Systems (collectively referred to as the aerospace businesses) primarily serve commercial and government customers in both the original equipment and aftermarket parts and services markets of the aerospace industry.
Otis operates as an elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service company. Otis designs, manufactures, sells and installs passenger and freight elevators for low-, medium- and high-speed applications, as well as a line of escalators and moving walkways. In addition to new equipment, Otis provides modernization products to upgrade elevators and escalators, as well as maintenance and repair services for both its products and those of other manufacturers. Otis serves customers in the commercial and residential property industries around the world.
UTC Climate, Controls & Security
UTC Climate, Controls & Security segment is engaged in providing heating, ventilating, air conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration solutions, including controls for residential, commercial, industrial and transportation applications. These products and services are sold under the Carrier name and other brand names to building contractors and owners, homeowners, transportation companies, retail stores and food service companies. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is also a global provider of security and fire safety products and services. UTC Climate, Controls & Security provides electronic security products, such as intruder alarms, access control systems and video surveillance systems, and designs and manufactures a range of fire safety products, including specialty hazard detection and fixed suppression products, portable fire extinguishers, and fire detection and life safety systems.
The services provided to the electronic security and fire safety industries include design, installation, system integration, repair, maintenance, monitoring and inspection services. In certain markets, UTC Climate, Controls & Security also provides monitoring and response services. UTC Climate, Controls & Security products and services are used by governments, financial institutions, architects, building owners and developers, security and fire consultants, homeowners and other end users requiring security and fire protection for their businesses and residences. UTC Climate, Controls & Security provides its security and fire safety products and services under Chubb, Kidde and other brand names and sells directly to customers, as well as through manufacturer's representatives, distributors, dealers and the United States retail distribution.
Pratt & Whitney
The Pratt & Whitney segment supplies aircraft engines for the commercial, military, business jet and general aviation markets. Pratt & Whitney segment also provides fleet management services and aftermarket maintenance, repair and overhaul services, including the sale of spare parts and auxiliary power units. Pratt & Whitney produces and develops families of large engines for wide- and narrow-body and large regional aircraft in the commercial market and for fighter, bomber, tanker and transport aircraft in the military market. Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is engaged in the production of engines powering general and business aviation, as well as regional airline, utility and military, airplanes and helicopters. In addition, Pratt & Whitney has developed the PurePower PW1000G Geared TurboFan engine. Pratt & Whitney's products are sold principally to aircraft manufacturers, airlines and other aircraft operators, aircraft leasing companies and the United States and foreign governments.
UTC Aerospace Systems
The UTC Aerospace Systems segment is engaged in providing aerospace products and aftermarket service solutions for aircraft manufacturers, airlines, regional, business and general aviation markets, military, space and undersea operations. UTC Aerospace Systems' product portfolio includes electric power generation, power management and distribution systems, air data and aircraft sensing systems, engine control systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, engine components, environmental control systems, fire and ice detection and protection systems, propeller systems, engine nacelle systems, including thrust reversers and mounting pylons, interior and exterior aircraft lighting, aircraft seating and cargo systems, actuation systems, landing systems, including landing gear, wheels and brakes, and space products and subsystems. Aftermarket services include spare parts, overhaul and repair, engineering and technical support and fleet management solutions. UTC Aerospace Systems segment sells aerospace products to aircraft manufacturers, airlines and other aircraft operators, the United States and foreign governments, maintenance, repair and overhaul providers, and independent distributors. UTC Aerospace Systems is also the operations support prime contractor for National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA's) space suit/life support system and produces environmental monitoring and control, life support, power management and distribution, and thermal control systems for the International Space Station and the Orion crew exploration vehicle.
The Company competes with GE Aviation, Honeywell, Turbomeca and CFM International.
United Technologies Corp
10 Farm Springs Rd
FARMINGTON CT 06032-2577
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