Governor Pence Meets with Executives from United Technologies, Carrier

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today met with executives from United Technologies (UTEC) and Carrier to discuss the possibility of keeping 2,100 jobs in the Hoosier state. The Governor was joined by leaders of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. UTEC and Carrier previously announced that it would move 2,100 jobs to Mexico from its current facilities in Indianapolis and Huntington. Photos from the Governor’s meeting today can be found below. 

Pence Carrier 11) Governor Pence Meets with Carrier/UTEC Executives // March 2, 2016. Governor Pence and leaders from the Indiana Department of Economic Development and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development meet with executives from UTEC and Carrier. In the meeting, United Technologies and Carrier confirmed they will maintain 400 good-paying jobs in Indianapolis and Huntington. Carrier and UTEC also agreed to reimburse Indiana for all training grants that are currently scheduled to be provided for the companies – some $382,000 – and will reimburse local governments for tax abatements that have been extended, including $1.2 million to the Metropolitan Development Commission in Indianapolis. 

Pence Carrier 22) Governor Pence Meets with United Steelworkers Local 1999 // March 2, 2016. Governor Pence meets with Chuck Jones and the hardworking men of United Steelworkers Local 1999 about the administration’s efforts to save Carrier jobs. If UTEC and Carrier continue on this trajectory, Governor Pence’s administration will bring full resources to bear to make sure good-paying jobs are made available to hardworking employees.  

3Pence Carrier 3) Governor Pence Meets with Carrier/UTEC Executives // March 2, 2016. Governor Pence and leaders from the Indiana Department of Economic Development and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development meet with executives from UTEC and Carrier. In the meeting, United Technologies and Carrier confirmed they will maintain 400 good-paying jobs in Indianapolis and Huntington. Carrier and UTEC also agreed to reimburse Indiana for all training grants that are currently scheduled to be provided for the companies – some $382,000 – and will reimburse local governments for tax abatements that have been extended, including $1.2 million to the Metropolitan Development Commission in Indianapolis.

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