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Edwards downsizes manufacturing plant to keep competitive

March 26, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

PITTSFIELD, Maine—Four years after resurrecting the Edwards name for its fire and safety products, UTC is shutting down its 300-employee Edwards plant here and moving production to three other locations in order to “ensure continued competitiveness.”The other plants are in Lincolnton, N.C. and in China and Mexico, according to Ashley Barrie, a spokeswoman for UTC Building & Industrial Systems, of which Edwards now is a part. In an email communication, she told Security Systems News:...

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Changes at UTC

November 16, 2011Martha Entwistle

HARTFORD, Conn.—Since UTC announced Sept. 28 that it merged UTC Fire & Security and Carrier Corpto form UTC Climate, Controls and Security Systemsunder the leadership of Geraud Darnis, more personnel changes have been made that affect the security and fire businesses.Mark Barry, who in May was named president of UTC Fire & Security's Global Fire Product, has been appointed president of Automation & Controls Solutions. A Nov. 10 press conference, where Barry was to explain his new role and...

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