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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
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
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

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
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

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