|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||Tyco International Ltd|
|Industry:||Security & Protection Services|
|Tyco International Ltd. was organized under the laws of Switzerland. The Company was created as a result of the July 1997 acquisition of Tyco International Ltd., a Massachusetts corporation, by ADT Limited, a public company organized under the laws of Bermuda, at which time ADT Limited changed its name to Tyco International Ltd. It is a global company that provides products and services to customers in various countries throughout the world. Tyco is a provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls and other industrial products. The Company operates in five segments: ADT Worldwide designs, sells, installs, services and monitors electronic security systems for residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers. In addition, ADT Worldwide manufactures certain products related to retailer anti-theft systems; Flow Control designs, manufactures, sells and services valves, pipes, fittings, valve automation and heat tracing products for general process, energy and mining markets as well as the water and wastewater markets; Fire Protection Services designs, sells, installs and services fire detection and fire suppression systems for commercial, industrial and governmental customers; Electrical and Metal Products designs, manufactures and sells galvanized steel tubing, armored wire and cable and other metal products for non-residential construction, electrical, fire and safety and mechanical customers; and Safety Products designs, manufactures and sells fire suppression, electronic security and life safety products, including fire sprinklers, breathing apparatus, intrusion, security, access control and video management systems. In addition, Safety Products manufactures products installed and serviced by ADT Worldwide and Fire Protection Services. The Company’s operations are subject to numerous federal, state and local laws and regulations, both within and outside the United States, in areas such as: consumer protection, government contracts, international trade, environmental protection, labor and employment, tax, licensing and others.|
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