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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Pratt & Whitney People, Featured

Pratt & Whitney Employee Reflects as Member of Last Women's Army Corps Class

Sandy Garcia grew up an "Air Force brat," so it was no real surprise when she began looking into joining the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as she neared the end of high school in 1976. … See more

Friday, November 7, 2014
Pratt & Whitney People

Pratt & Whitney Family Thrives on Competition, Speed

Compression Systems Module Center Cell Leader Mike Schmidt, who works in the cases manufacturing unit, has a slow and steady walk as he makes his way through the Middletown facility. … See more

Friday, November 7, 2014
Community, Featured

Pratt & Whitney Turns Patch of Land from Glum to Green During 'Green Apple Day of Service' at Hartford School

The Green Apple Day of Service – held each September – gives individuals, organizations and companies the opportunity to transform schools and other institutions of learning into clean, safe, energy-efficient environments. … See more

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Diversity

A Salute to Service: Pratt & Whitney Honors Veterans at Hangar Ceremony

In a large aircraft hangar at Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut headquarters, more than 300 employees and retirees took part in an appreciation event held last month to show gratitude to the company's veterans who served or are serving in United States military. … See more

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Military Engines

F-35 Joint Program Office, Pratt & Whitney Conclude Engine Investigation, Agree to Contract for Eighth Lot of F135 Engines

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Pratt & Whitney a modification to a previously awarded contract for the eighth lot of F135 propulsion systems to power F-35 Lightning II aircraft. … See more

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Operations

Production Ramp Up at Pratt & Whitney Featured on CPTV 'Made in Connecticut' Series

Pratt & Whitney was recently featured on Connecticut Public Television's "Made in Connecticut" series. … See more

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Quality

Quality Engineer Development Program Builds on Interns' Skills

When Mickey Perez graduated from Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) last spring, she was looking to apply her engineering expertise in the Quality field. … See more

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Community

Pratt & Whitney Employees Pedal to Benefit United Way During UTC Bike Ride

Pratt & Whitney employees pedaled away for a great cause during the fifth annual United Way Bike Ride sponsored by UTC Building & Industrial Systems. … See more

Friday, October 24, 2014
Quality

CCSU Interns Help 'Move the Needle' in Quality as Ramp-Up Approaches

As Pratt & Whitney prepares for the increase in production demand with the next generation product family, it is also enlisting support and ideas from the next generation of the work force. … See more

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Operations

Pratt & Whitney's Middletown Facility Impresses AIA President Marion Blakey

During a recent tour of the Middletown Engine Center, Mary Ellen Jones, vice president, Sales – Asia Pacific and China, showed Marion Blakey, president and chief executive, Aerospace Industries Association, how Pratt & Whitney is transforming its operations to prepare for an increase in engine production. … See more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Operations, Quality

New West Palm Beach Quality Clinic Ensures Perfection

You could call Gustavo Valencia and his team of inspectors "aviation detectives." Each day they come to work, their daily investigations have one common purpose … perfection. … See more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Featured as the Future of Connecticut Manufacturing

The innovation and success of several state companies, including Pratt & Whitney, are featured in an original documentary from CPTV called "Made in Connecticut," premiering on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. on CPTV, the PBS affiliate of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. … See more

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Community

Students Explore Science at S.T.E.M. Field Day Event

It was a day of slime, slingshots, electric play-dough and so much more. … See more

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Commercial Engines, Military Engines

IAE Statement on KC-390 Rollout

IAE International Aero Engines AG congratulates Embraer Defense & Security on the rollout and completion of the first KC-390 aircraft. … See more