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2011-07-26 07:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. announced that a definitive agreement has been executed to add Carrier's heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) distribution operations in Mexico to its existing joint venture with Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). Watsco owns 60 percent of the joint venture and Carrier 40 percent. Watsco is the largest distributor of air-conditioning, heating and refrigeration products in the U.S. Carrier, a unit of United Technologies Corp....

2011-07-12 10:51:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From sports to ice cream to the beach, the staples of summer form the basis of treasured memories. But it's one of summer's most important inventions that comes to mind when the temperatures soar, making even the most oppressive summer -- cool. It is hard to imagine life without it. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/NE33775 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050310/CARRIERLOGO ) This year marks the 109th...

2011-07-09 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, JULY 10: STAYING COOL Profile America -- Sunday, July 10th. On these blistering hot summer days when we walk from the heat into a cool office, business, or home, we can thank a man many of us never have heard of -- Willis Carrier. Known as the "father of air conditioning," Carrier...

2011-03-22 02:30:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. has entered into an agreement to sell its bus air-conditioning business in the United States and Canada to Mobile Climate Control, a leading global provider of climate control solutions to the commercial vehicle industry. Mobile Climate Control is a subsidiary of Ratos AB, a Sweden-based financial investment company. Carrier, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is the world's leader in high technology heating,...

2010-11-16 10:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. launched the Carrier University Institute for Sustainability under a collaborative initiative with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to become the first company to license USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) curriculum to train its employees and customers in sustainable building solutions. This collaboration offered by the new Institute for Sustainability will allow Carrier to...

2010-09-30 10:15:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding to its broad range of green building capabilities, Carrier Corp. has launched the AdvanTE3C Solutions Center, a new global group of Experts in Efficiency and Environment focused on developing sustainable building solutions. Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is the world's leader in high technology heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) solutions, improving the world around us through...

2010-07-26 07:30:00

WICHITA FALLS, Texas, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Carrier Corp. has sold its Magic Aire business to members of Magic Aire's current management team and a group of local private investors. Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, improving the world around us through engineered innovation and environmental stewardship. Magic Aire, with more than 100 employees,...


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