"Today United Technologies made a bold statement about our confidence in the future of our businesses in the United States and all over the world
We announced plans to hire 35,000 employees and invest $15 billion in research and facility upgrades in the U.S. over the next five years. This effort is part of our global strategy to make investment in innovation and our workforce to position us for sustained, long-term growth
This announcement is more than just investing in new hires - it's about investing in today's talented teams. The world is changing rapidly and becoming more digital every day. To equip our people with the skills they will need to stay competitive, we will continue to invest in traning programs in the U.S. and around the world. Because companies don't innovate - people do.
As part of this investment, we'll focus on accelerating our digital strategy, to transform our service capabilities, improve the customer experience, enable smart factories, and develop connected products. We'll also continue to invest in an array of training programs that are designed to equip employees with the skills they need to stay competitive, now and in the future.
You can learn more about our investment by visiting www.UTCinvestingintheUSA.com
Today's announcement isn't just a U.S. story - it's great news for every business, every regional team, every local P&L owner and every one of UTC's more than 200,000 employees across more than 75 countries. Growth, anywhere it occurs, allows us to invest on a global scale - in our facilities, product innovation, workforce development, customer solutions and communities where we live and work.
As a company, we celebrate shared success. Each of us is part of the story, and together we have a bright future. Thanks to your talent and focus, we're seeing growth across United Technologies that will continue for years to come"