UTC Calls for Redemption of Outstanding 6.35 Percent Notes Due 2011

Aug 31, 2010, 17:00 ET from United Technologies Corp.

HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) announced today that it has exercised its right to redeem all of the $500 million outstanding aggregate principal amount of its 6.35 Percent Notes due 2011.

The redemption date is set for Sept. 30, 2010.  The redemption price will be the greater of (i) 100 percent of the principal amount of the notes or (ii) the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments on the notes, discounted to the redemption date as described in the notes, using a reference rate for a comparable U.S. Treasury security plus 20 basis points.  In either case, the redemption price will also include interest accrued on the notes to the redemption date.  The reference rate will be calculated as of the second business day immediately preceding the redemption date.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.

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Contact:

John Moran

860-728-7062

www.utc.com

SOURCE United Technologies Corp.



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