UTC Fire & Security

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UTC Climate, Controls and Security Systems
Business unit of UTC
Industry Fire detection, Fire suppression, Combustion Control, Physical Security, Electronic Security
Founded July 2003 (renamed UTC Fire & Security April 2005)
Headquarters Farmington, Connecticut
Key people
Geraud Darnis, President
Total assets Increase US$ 5.50 billion (2011)
Number of employees
45,000
Website UTC Fire & Security

UTC Climate, Controls and Security Systems is a climate, fire and security products and services provider and is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation. UTC Fire & Security is a $5.5 billion company with 45,000 employees serving customers in 25 countries.

History[edit]

UTC entered the fire and security industry in July 2003 with the acquisition of Chubb. In April 2005, they expanded their presence with the acquisition of Kidde, and the business unit was renamed UTC Fire & Security. Later that year they acquired Lenel Systems International for $440M and Initial Fire and Security for £585M. In March 2010, UTC announced the acquisition of GE Security for $1.8B which was integrated under the Interlogix brand. On September 28, 2011, UTC announced Fire & Security would be merged with the Carrier division and renamed UTC Climate, Controls and Security Systems.

Brands[edit]

Headquarters in Farmington, Connecticut
  • CalProtection, a fire/life safety company, acquired in 2007
  • Chubb, a company that provides fire safety and security solutions, which range from electronic security systems to manned guarding operations
  • Det-Tronics, a company specialising in industrial fire detection, gas detection, and hazard mitigation systems
  • Detection Logic, a provider of repair, service and inspection solutions to the life safety industry, acquired in 2008
  • Fireye, a provider of flame safeguard controls; combustion controls
  • The former GE Security business, a fire and security systems company, acquired in 2010
  • Guardall, a designer of motion sensors, control panels and medium scale access control systems.
  • Kidde, a specialist in fire systems for detection, suppression and fire fighting
  • Lenel Systems International, a security systems and software developer, acquired in 2005
  • Marioff, a water mist fire suppression systems company acquired in 2007
  • Onity, a provider of electronic locks, in-room safes and energy management solutions
  • Red Hawk Industries, a security integrator and service provider, acquired in 2006

Products and services[edit]

  • Access Control Systems
  • Industrial and Commercial Fire Safety
  • Consumer and Residential Fire Safety
  • Hazard Sensing and Combustion Control
  • Electronic Security
  • Monitoring and Response
  • Physical Security
  • Cash in Transit
  • Security Personnel
  • Intrusion sensors
  • Digital Video

HFP Corporation - A Fire Sprinkler System & Fire Alarm installation, maintenance & inspection contractor. HFP was acquired July 2008.

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