UTC Aerospace Systems - Motor Drives Systems Centre hosts Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP - UK Minister of State for Business and

   UTC Aerospace Systems - Motor Drives Systems Centre hosts Rt Hon Michael
           Fallon MP - UK Minister of State for Business and Energy

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --UTC Aerospace Systems recently
hosted the Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP Minister of State for Businessand Energy
at its Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, UK facility on May 7. The visit was an
opportunity for UTC Aerospace Systems to update the Minister on the aerospace
work being performed at the site and to officially open the redeveloped
Technology House. The facility has approximately 160 employees, and is a new
addition to the Hemel Hempstead business community having recently relocated.
UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon said, "Research and development
has a crucial role to play in the long-term success of the UK's aerospace
sector, which is why it features so heavily as part of our Aerospace
Industrial Strategy developed by industry and Government through the Aerospace
Growth Partnership.

"UTC Aerospace Systems' new state of the art facility is positive news for the
local economy and demonstrates the confidence global businesses have in the UK
as a place to do business and invest in new technologies to keep us at the
forefront of this highly competitive global market."

"It's a privilege to host the Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP at the official opening
of our new facility in Hemel Hempstead," said Gareth Morris, general manager
for UTC Aerospace Systems, Motor Drive Systems Centre, Hemel Hempstead.

"A great deal of hard work and commitment has been shown by all our employees
in establishing the new facility, which provides us with the infrastructure to
continue to grow our capabilities in high performance power electronics and
motor drive technologies. These will form a key element of the more efficient,
greener aircraft of the future," he added.

The UTC Aerospace Systems Motor Drives Systems Centre (MDSC) based in the UK
at Hemel Hempstead with a satellite engineering office in Birmingham
specializes in the design, development, manufacture and in-service support of
motor drive systems for the aerospace and defense markets.

MDSC has a background of developing electric motors, motor drive electronics
and power electronic systems spanning 25 years, providing a strategic
capability to develop high-performance motor drive systems for Nacelles,
Flight Controls, Landing Gear and Engine Systems being developed by other UTC
Aerospace Systems businesses around the world.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems
and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems
supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and
customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified
company providing high technology products and services to the building and
aerospace industries.

www.utcaerospacesystems.com 



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