Carrier Corp. Donates to China Disaster Relief
June 6, 2008
Carrier Corp.’s Building Systems and Services Asia division has pledged its support for the China earthquake relief effort by making a $10,000 donation to the China Red Cross. Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has also donated to victims by matching all employee donations via the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund and the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund (ARC). In addition, United Technologies is donating $250,000 to the IFRC.
Carrier has a significant presence in China with approximately 2,400 employees in 11 operations and 40 sales offices across the country, and a global research and design center in Shanghai.
“At this most difficult time, our hearts go out to all those who were impacted by the recent earthquake in western China,” said Ross Shuster, president, Carrier Building Systems and Services Asia. “We are offering our support to those in need after this tragic event and are proud of our many employees who are making donations to support the relief efforts.”
For more information on donations for the China Earthquake Disaster Relief, visit the Web site of the International Federation of the Red Cross.
About Carrier Corp.
Carrier Corp., headquartered in Farmington, Conn., is the world’s largest provider of heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. With 2007 revenues of $14.6 billion, Carrier has approximately 43,000 employees worldwide and operations in more than 170 countries. Carrier is part of United Technologies Corp., a Hartford, Connecticut-based provider of products and services to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. Visit www.carrier.com for more information.