Carrier Global Corporation history, profile and corporate video
Carrier Global Corporation is an American corporation headquartered in Florida, U.S. It was founded in 1915 as the Carrier Engineering Corporation by Willis Carrier, which is credited with inventing modern air conditioning in 1902, and other six engineers. At that time, the company started as a heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems manufacturer, and since then it expanded to include manufacturing commercial refrigeration and food service equipment, and fire and security technologies.
In July 1979, Carrier Corporation was acquired by United Technologies Corporation (UTC). After the acquisition, the company was known as the Carrier Air Conditioning Company.
In March 2020, Carrier was spun off as an independent company.
The company operates through the following business segments: HVAC, Refrigeration, and Fire & Security.
The HVAC segment provides air conditioners, heating systems, controls and aftermarket components, as well as aftermarket repair and maintenance services, and building automation solutions.
Heating and Cooling Brands: Carrier, Arcoaire, Bryant, Carlyle, CIAT, Comfortmaker, Day & Night, Heil, Keeprite, Payne, Riello, SLD Pumps & Power, Spot Coolers, Tempstar, Toshiba-Carrier, and Totaline.
Building Automation and Control Brands: Automated Logic, NORESCO, and EcoEnergy Insights.
The refrigeration segment enables the safe, reliable transport and preservation of food and beverages, medical supplies and other perishable cargo.
Refrigeration Brands: Carrier, Carrier Transicold, Sensitech, Profroid, Celsior, and Green & Cool.
Fire & Security
The Fire & Security segment contains a wide range of residential, commercial and industrial systems, including fire, flame, gas and smoke detection; portable fire extinguishers and commercial fire suppression systems; and intrusion alarms, access control, mobile credentialing and video management systems.
Fire Brands: Kidde, Edwards, GST, Marioff, Det-Tronics, and Autronica.
Security Brands: LenelS2, Aritech, Supra, and Onity.
Controls Brands: UTEC, Fenwal Controls, and Fireye.
Field Service Brands: Chubb.
With over 52 000 employees and more than 80 brands, Carrier Global Corporation is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world, according to Forbes.
*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and ”https://www.corporate.carrier.com/”.
**Video published on YouTube by “Carrier“.