Latest UTC Fire & Security Stories

2012-02-07 08:00:00

Quality Controlled Manufacturing Inc. is pleased to announce it has earned the prestigious United Technologies Corporation (UTC) Supplier Gold status for the third consecutive year. Using stringent criteria, the Supplier Gold program acknowledges a supplier for their exceptional performance over 12 consecutive months. Santee, Calif. (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 As one of the nation´s leaders in complex machined components and assemblies, Quality Controlled Manufacturing (QCMI), is pleased...

2011-05-19 12:26:00

CHONGQING, China, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090819/NE63296LOGO ) According to the agreement, Chongqing Fire Department will deploy...

2011-04-29 11:34:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090819/NE63296LOGO ) UTC Fire & Security purchased more than 85 percent of the...

2011-04-07 10:15:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Fire & Security is marking the first anniversary of its acquisition of GE Security with a strong presence at the ISC West exhibition, highlighting its commitment to innovation and expanded portfolio of fire and security solutions for customers. UTC Fire & Security is a business unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090819/NE63296LOGO ) "UTC is deeply committed to the fire and...

2011-04-04 07:40:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Fire & Security has aligned its United States fire and security services businesses under the Chubb brand, providing a new, more seamless interface to customers. Multiple service entities that are part of UTC Fire & Security, including Detection Logic, Fire Systems Inc. (FSI), Florida State Fire and Security (FSFS) and Red Hawk, are now known as Chubb, a UTC Fire & Security Company. UTC Fire & Security is a unit of United...

2011-03-30 14:23:00

MEBANE, N.C., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While brighter, warmer days are on the horizon, the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning still looms in Oregon homes. Even after gas furnaces and fireplaces are retired for the summer months, other natural gas-powered appliances such as water heaters, clothes dryers, stoves and ovens continue to serve as a source of carbon monoxide. Kidde, the leading manufacturer of fire safety products, urges all Oregon homeowners to take action as part of...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'