Carrier’s Automated Logic Corporation Expands Branch Operations into Canada

KENNESAW, Ga., Jan. 5, 2011 – Carrier Corp.’s Automated Logic Corporation (ALC), a leading provider of innovative control systems for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting and energy management of buildings, has acquired T.A.C. Controls & Automation, Inc. (TAC), an independent ALC controls contractor with offices in Concord, Ontario, Canada. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Carrier Corp. is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

TAC designs, installs and services building control systems for a wide range of market segments, including education, healthcare, laboratories, data centers, government, and commercial offices throughout the Greater Toronto area. It has been an Automated Logic dealer since 1992 and has enjoyed strong business growth, with a reputation for technology leadership and customer focus. TAC president Steve Martin and the firm’s senior management team will continue in their respective roles.

“This is an exciting addition for Automated Logic,” said Lauren Kolb, president, ALC. “TAC has been an award-winning partner of ALC for over 18 years, and in fact, was our only dealer to have been awarded ‘Dealer of the Year’ twice. We share the same core values, passion for this business, and drive for complete customer satisfaction.”

“This is an exciting step forward for the entire TAC team. The opportunity to be ALC’s first ‘factory direct’ office in Canada is very exciting for our customers and employees,” said Martin. “We’re looking forward to introducing all our customers to the broader range of solutions and services we can now offer as part of the Automated Logic family.”

About Carrier

Automated Logic designs, manufactures and delivers innovative automation solutions primarily for heating, ventilating, air conditioning, lighting and energy management of buildings. Its systems are installed in commercial, educational, industrial, data center, healthcare, government, hospitality, entertainment and retail locations worldwide. Automated Logic is a subsidiary of Carrier Corp. Visit for more information.

About Carrier Corp.

Carrier Corp. is the world’s leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier experts provide sustainable solutions, integrating energy efficient products, building controls, and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, transport and foodservice customers. Founded by the inventor of modern air conditioning, Carrier improves the world around us through engineered innovation and environmental stewardship. Carrier is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. Visit for more information.