United States of America Sundyne honored as employer of the year by CWEE

Apr. 27, 2007
United States of America

ARVADA, Colo. (April 27, 2007) – Sundyne Corp., a subsidiary of Hamilton Sundstrand, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today announced it was recognized as Employer of the Year – 2007 by the Center for Work Education and Employment. The presentation was made at CWEE’s annual alumni awards luncheon held April 26 at the Seawell Ballroom Denver Center for Performing Arts.

“Over the past few years Sundyne has made significant strides in articulating our mission, vision and values, on a global scale. Not only has CWEE embraced and shared our values, they continue to develop and offer an outstanding talent pool in support of our corporate recruiting efforts. Our participation with CWEE defines the very essence of how we build community. We are honored to receive this recognition and proud of our CWEE association,” said Marie Weiss-Rich, Human Resources Director, Worldwide for Sundyne Corporation. Christine Lopez accepted the award on behalf of Sundyne Corporation. Lopez continues to be instrumental in the development of Sundyne's relationships with CWEE and numerous industry associations.

Sundyne’s corporate commitment is demonstrated in three ways - our people, our products and our processes. Sundyne takes pride in creating an atmosphere of success for our employees, customers, business partners and suppliers. Supporting our community and environment remains an everyday concern. Sundyne’s legacy and passion for excellence, respect, teamwork and communication is borne from its parent company’s (United Technologies Corporation) quality and process improvement systems. The pride and ownership we instill as one of our values, enables each Sundyne employee to act like a business owner. We work diligently to enliven a corporate culture where everyone can realize their full potential to participate, grow and achieve success.

“CWEE helped me with the skills and confidence I needed to re-enter the workforce and provide for my family. Thanks to them I am a part of Sundyne today. I love my job and am proud to work at Sundyne because they provide me every opportunity to succeed. Together, CWEE and Sundyne positively influence lives, build community and foster dreams,” stated Magaly Rivera, Sundyne Employee / CWEE Alumna.

About Center for Work Education and Employment (CWEE)
Located in Denver, Colo. CWEE is a non-profit charged with preparing single parents and families for long-term, meaningful employment, enabling them to achieve self-sufficiency and end their dependency on welfare.

About Sundyne Corporation
Headquartered in Arvada, Colo. Sundyne Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of engineered pumps and compressors serving process industries worldwide. Sundyne Corp. is an industrial business of Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. Additional information can be found at www.sundyne.com. Hamilton Sundstrand, based in Windsor Locks, Conn., is 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. With 2005 revenues of $4.4 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, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries. Additional information can be found at www.sundyne.com.