United Technologies keeping 1,000 jobs in Indiana after Trump-Pence talksStaff Writer | December 1, 2016
United Technologies's (UTX) Carrier released a statement after talks with the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
America A Center of Excellence for gas furnace production
"We have negotiated an agreement with the incoming administration that we believe benefits our workers, the state of Indiana and our company.
"We are announcing today that Carrier will continue to manufacture gas furnaces in Indianapolis, in addition to retaining engineering and headquarters staff, preserving more than 1,000 jobs.
"Carrier will also designate its Indianapolis manufacturing facility as a Center of Excellence for gas furnace production, with a commitment to making significant investments to continue to maintain a world-class furnace factory.
"Today's announcement is possible because the incoming Trump-Pence administration has emphasized to us its commitment to support the business community and create an improved, more competitive U.S. business climate. The incentives offered by the state were an important consideration." ■