An Introduction to United Technologies Corp.


United Technologies Corp:
The Company Behind the Products You Service and Sell


Who makes Heil® products?  

Heil products are manufactured by International Comfort Products (ICP). ICP traces its roots in the heating and cooling business back more than a century. Today ICP is part of United Technologies Corp (UTC).

Who is UTC?  

UTC’s business is not limited solely to the HVAC industry. leader in the global building and aerospace businesses, UTC serves customers in the commercial aerospace, defense and building industries and ranks among the world’s most respected and innovative companies.

UTC’s businesses are segmented into four groups: 

1. UTC Climate Controls & Security (containing Heil and ICP)
2. Otis
3. Pratt & Whitney
4. UTC Aerospace Systems 

Let’s dive into the details on each segment of the company.

   UTC Climate, Controls & Security promotes safer and smarter sustainable buildings with state-of-the-art safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems and services. 

The heating and cooling segment of UTC Climate Controls & Security contains many well-known brands, including: 

  • Arcoaire
  • CarlyleTM Compressors
  • Comfortmaker®
  • Day & Night®
  • Heil®
  • KeepRite®
  • Tempstar®

Other Key Products:

  • Kidde® and Chubb® fire safety and security
  • Building automation
  • Energy services
  • Green building consulting
  • AdvanTE3C system integration 

Interesting Facts:

► Willis Carrier designed the first modern air conditioning system in 1902, giving rise to numerous industries that were not possible before.
►   UTC Climate, Controls & Security's refrigerated containers protect more than $6 billion worth of perishable goods every day.    
► Since 2002, Kidde has donated more than 1 million smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to fire departments.

The world’s leading manufacturer and maintainer of people moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. 

Key Products

  • Advanced, energy-efficient technologies
  • Customized solutions for low-, mid- and high-rise commercial, residential and infrastructure projects

Interesting Facts
► They introduced the world’s first safety elevator to the market in 1853.
► Their companies maintain 1.9 million elevators, escalators and moving walkways worldwide.
► Otis is providing 670 elevators and escalators to the Hyderabad Metro in India, the largest elevator contract in the country's history.

A world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units.     

Key Products:

  • Turbofan engines for commercial, business and military aircraft
  • Turboprop engines for regional airline, business, utility and military aircraft
  • Turboshaft engines for commercial and military helicopters
  • Maintenance, repair, overhaul and eet management services 
Interesting Facts
► Their 410-horsepower Wasp engine transformed aviation in 1925.
► Their military engines power front-line fighters and transport aircraft for 29 armed forces around the world.
► Their large commercial engines power more than 25 percent of the world's mainline passenger fleet.

One of the world’s largest suppliers of advanced aerospace products and systems for commercial, military and space customers.   

Key Products:

  • Actuation and propeller systems
  • Aerostructures
  • Electric systems
  • Engine and environmental control systems
  • Interiors
  • Landing systems
  • Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and space systems

Interesting Facts
► Their companies conduct operations in more than 160 locations in 26 countries.
► They have the largest and most comprehensive aftermarket business in our industry.
► Their products provided critical assistance to the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.

Other interesting facts about UTC. Did you know: 

  • UTC has more than 200,000 employees worldwide.
  • It is a truly global company; 62% of UTC business comes from outside the US.
  • Since 1997, UTC has tripled its business size while reducing greenhouse gases emissions by 34% and water consumption by 60%. 

Commitment to Innovation

UTC is a company founded by people who invented technologies, turned them into businesses and, through innovation, built entire industries.

Always forward-thinking, UTC oversaw company- and customer-funded R&D investments of $3.7 billion in 2016. With a focus on continual improvement, UTC never stops developing new ideas and solutions to solve the challenges of tomorrow. 

That’s why you can count on UTC for solutions to the heating and cooling challenges you face today, and the ones you’ll face tomorrow too. 

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