UTC Fire & Security announces worldwide acquisitions

SSN Staff  - 
Wednesday, August 1, 2007

HARTFORD, Conn. - On July 2, UTC Fire & Security, a business unit of United Technologies Corp, announced a share purchase agreement to acquire a stake in India-based Alba Control Systems, one of India's premier security systems integrators. UTC Fire & Security has also entered into a joint venture agreement to acquire Shanghai KEN E.L.V System Engineering Co. Shanghai KEN installs and maintains fire protection and electronic security systems throughout China. Also, UTC Fire & Security has announced its purchase of Rentokil Initial's Electronic Security business units located in the Netherlands, United Kingdom and United States.