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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Operations, Featured

Profiling The Production Ramp: Bright and Beautiful From a Manufacturing Perspective

Wade Maynard, production readiness manager, Pratt & Whitney North Berwick Parts Center, highlights some of the reasons his facility is bright, beautiful and ready for the production ramp-up. … See more

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on F-35 MRO&U Assignments for Asia Pacific Region

Pratt & Whitney would like to congratulate Australia and Japan for being selected to provide regional maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the F135 engine in the Asia Pacific region. … See more

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Operations, Featured

New Sonic Technician Learning Importance of Pratt & Whitney's Legacy, Emphasis on Quality

Excitement and butterflies are often mixed when Keith Hines takes the turn off Macon Road in Midland, Georgia, to start his work day. … See more

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Operations

Profiling The Production Ramp: An Inside Look at Lean Manufacturing

Jamie Forry, senior quality inspector and ACE pilot, Pratt & Whitney Amercon, provides an inside look at lean manufacturing and what that means to Amercon employees. … See more

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Community

HMI Metal Powders Supports Local High School's Green Initiative

HMI Metal Powders recently partnered with the Sauquoit Valley School District's National Honor Society for the annual Green Apple Day of Service in Clayville, New York. … See more

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Operations, Featured

Profiling The Production Ramp: Technology is Critical to Success

Jeffrey Edwards, deputy general manager, Pratt & Whitney Amercon, explains what needs to happen from an operator's perspective to achieve success in manufacturing complex jet engine hardware. … See more

Friday, December 12, 2014
Operations, Leadership, Innovation, Featured

Innovation Continues to be Pratt & Whitney's Legacy

Pratt & Whitney has a long history of bringing innovation and new technology to the marketplace, and the company is repeating that cycle again with its new engine products and its latest manufacturing processes. … See more

Friday, December 12, 2014
Community

Quality and EH&S Employees Hold Community Service Work Day

Employees from Pratt & Whitney's Quality and EH&S departments recently joined student interns and faculty from Central Connecticut State University for a community service work day to benefit Interval House. … See more

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Statement on F135 Engine MRO&U Announcement

Pratt & Whitney would like to congratulate Turkey, Norway, and the Netherlands for being selected to provide regional maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the F135 engine in Europe. … See more

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Operations

Profiling The Production Ramp: Five-Axis Machining Means Improvements in Quality, Speed

In this video, Kevin McDonnell, deputy director of Engineering, Pratt & Whitney North Berwick Parts Center, talks about the benefits of five-axis machining. … See more

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Operations

Profiling The Production Ramp: Creating a Mirror Image of Lean

In this video, Frank Rzeznikiewicz, general manager, Pratt & Whitney Amercon, talks about creating a "mirror image" of lean manufacturing - from the legacy side of the business - in the newly expanded facility in Middletown, Pennsylvania. … See more

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Community

Pratt & Whitney's Green Power Grant Helps Fund Maintenance of Community Garden

Community gardens are the sites of a unique combination of activities. … See more

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Operations

Profiling The Production Ramp: How to Revamp and Produce at the Same Time

In this video, Ted Sluis, operations manager, Next Generation Product Family, Pratt & Whitney Middletown Engine Center, explains how the Engine Center completely redesigned the assembly floor while meeting engine delivery requirements. … See more

Monday, December 8, 2014
Leadership, Innovation

Innovation Is Everything

When examining the history of innovation in Connecticut, it should surprise no one that our state is once again leading the way in changing how the world makes things – especially things that fly. … See more

Friday, December 5, 2014
Pratt & Whitney People

Pratt & Whitney Engineer Turns Plans into Plane

Keith Macht's seven-year-old daughter is waiting patiently for her turn. She's seen it come to life throughout her seven years and is looking forward to the time when she will be able to fly in the plane her dad has built in their garage. … See more

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Community

Pratt & Whitney Aerotech Chengdu Supports Community with Green Apple Day of Service

Pratt & Whitney Aerotech, located in Chengdu, Sichuan, China, demonstrated its commitment to sustainable and healthy environments by recently sponsoring a Green Apple Day of Service event at Anquan Primary School. … See more

Thursday, December 4, 2014
History

Throwback Thursday: A Bell that Rang During Pratt & Whitney's Rise in the European Aviation Market

Until 1980, Swissair's fleet was 100 percent powered by General Electric engines. On July 4, 1980, that all changed when Swissair bought Pratt & Whitney's JT9D engine. … See more

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Operations

Profiling The Production Ramp: What It Takes to Create a 'Perfect' Jet Engine Assembly Facility

In this video, Matt Bavar, engine assembly mechanic, Pratt & Whitney West Palm Beach, shares his experience in creating a perfect jet engine assembly facility using the Production Preparation Process (3P). … See more

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Operations

Profiling The Production Ramp: Why Horizontal is Better Than Vertical When Assembling Jet Engines

In this video, John Guidone, product director, Pratt & Whitney Middletown Engine Center, explains the big move to the horizontal assembly of jet engines. … See more

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Operations

Profiling The Production Ramp: The Common Denominator for Success

The production ramp up is fast becoming a reality throughout Pratt & Whitney. To learn more about what that means to employees, we are launching the "Profiling the Production Ramp Up" video series, featuring Pratt & Whitney employees from across the enterprise. … See more

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Supply Chain

Pratt & Whitney Supply Chain Newsletter Highlights Company's Bright Future

Pratt & Whitney Supply Chain Newsletter provides suppliers with the most up-to-date news and milestones to get them excited about being part of Pratt & Whitney's growth story. … See more

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Military Engines

Former Military Engines Executive Honored for Contributions to Air Force History

Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Lloyd Newton – better known by his call sign, "Fig" – was recently presented the General Carl "Tooey" Spaatz Award by the Air Force Historical Foundation. … See more

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Community

Shoreline Cleanup an Eye-Opening Experience

Dozens of employees and family members from Pratt & Whitney Canada as well as Longueuil environmental group Ciel et Terre recently participated in the 20th annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. … See more