Incentive grants from the state of Florida and the Manatee Board of
County Commissioners will help United Technologies Corporation Fire and
Security keep existing jobs and add new ones.
The plan is for UTC Fire and Security
to preserve 227 jobs at GE Security that the company obtained
earlier this year. The company is also planning on adding 23 new jobs.
is being made possible by the approval of incentive grants provided by the state and Manatee County.
Fire and Security could receive as much as $92,000 over five years.
The company will receive the money as it adds and retains high-wage
These incentive grants are made possible because UTC Fire
and Security's headquarters will be located in a facility in Lakewood
Ranch in Manatee County.
UTC Fire and Security, part of United Technologies Corporation,
supplies high technology products and services to building and
aerospace businesses across the globe and has more than 1 million
Manatee commissioners, the Manatee Economic Development Council
and the state are continuing to work to bring growth and good jobs to the community.
Positions will be posted as they come available on UTC Fire and Security's career page
Writer: Mandy Erfourth
Source: Eric Basinger, Manatee Economic Development Council