Hamilton Sundstrand to Acquire Precision Engine Controls Corp.


WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., Feb. 6: Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has acquired Precision Engine Controls Corp. (PECC), a leading designer and manufacturer of industrial and marine engine controls and services. PECC is a privately held company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"This acquisition will significantly expand our position in the energy and marine turbine controls business segment," said Joseph E. Triompo, president of Hamilton Sundstrand Engine & Control Systems unit. "PECC is a great addition to our engine systems business. Their products and people will be an integral part of our success in this growing product line."

PECC, based in San Diego, Calif., supplies valves, electric actuators and control systems for use in gas turbines in the energy and marine business segments. The company employs approximately 125 people at its San Diego facility.

"PECC is very excited to join the UTC family," said Cynthia L. Jones, president of Precision Engine Controls Corp. "The opportunities for continued growth are significant and we look forward to the mutual benefits this transaction will bring."

With 2006 revenues of $5 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand employs approximately 17,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn. Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.

United Technologies Corporation, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company that provides high-technology products and services to the aerospace and building industries.

Contact: Dan Coulom
860-654-3469
www.hamiltonsundstrand.com

FCMN Contact: daniel.coulom@hs.utc.com

Source: Hamilton Sundstrand

CONTACT: Dan Coulom of Hamilton Sundstrand, +1-860-654-3469

Web site: www.hamiltonsundstrand.com/

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