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June 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014
Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Marks Environmental Milestone in Singapore with 12 Million Gallons of Water Savings a Year

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has marked a major environmental milestone with the reduction of annual water consumption by more than 12 million gallons a year across its Singapore operations, the equivalent of more than a half a million ten-minute showers. … See more

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Environment, Health and Safety, Paris Air Show 2013

Pratt & Whitney Launches 2025 Sustainability Goals to Be Achieved by Its 100th Anniversary

Pratt & Whitney launched aggressive goals today to further improve the sustainability of its factories, suppliers and products by 2025 and increase efficiencies, create added value for its customers and employees, and lead industry efforts to reduce aviation's environmental impact. … See more

May 2013

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Environment, Health and Safety

Pitt Researchers Find No Increase in Brain Cancer Related to Working at Connecticut Jet Engine Manufacturing Plant

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health have concluded a 12-year, multi-part study into a perceived increase in brain cancer at the Pratt & Whitney jet engine manufacturing plant in North Haven, Conn., and have found no statistically significant elevations in the overall cancer rates among the workforce. … See more

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Environment, Health and Safety

University of Pittsburgh and University of Illinois at Chicago Researchers to Present Findings of Final Phase of the Pratt & Whitney Epidemiology Study at Press Conference and Public Meeting Today

Pratt & Whitney funded industry-leading researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Illinois at Chicago to conduct one of the largest workplace studies of its kind because we care about health and safety of our employees. … See more

December 2012

Thursday, December 6, 2012
Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Receives GreenCircle Award for Connecticut River Cleanup

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has awarded Pratt & Whitney (P&W) a GreenCircle Award for employee-led clean-up efforts on the East Hartford shoreline of the Connecticut River. … See more

August 2011

Friday, August 26, 2011
Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Amercon Receives OSHA Voluntary Protection Plan STAR Designation

Pratt & Whitney Amercon has been designated as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) STAR facility by the U. S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for reaching high standards in employee and facility safety practices. … See more

November 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Receives GreenCircle Award for Positive Contributions to Connecticut's Environmental Health

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection has awarded Pratt & Whitney (P&W) a GreenCircle Award for significant contributions made in pollution reduction at the company's East Hartford, Conn., facility. … See more

March 2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Engineering, Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney's Tedd Biddle Awarded ASTM International Award of Excellence; New Global Standard Brings Aviation Closer to Certifying First Biofuel

Pratt & Whitney Fuels Technology Manager Tedd Biddle was awarded the ASTM International Committee D02 Petroleum Products and Lubricants Award of Excellence for leading an industry group that developed a new global standard practice for the qualification and approval of new fuels for use in commercial and military aviation gas turbine engines. … See more

Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Operations, Environment, Health and Safety

U.S. Green Building Council Presents Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center with Certification as First in China to Achieve LEED® Platinum

The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Green Building Council today in conjunction with the China Green Building Conference presented the joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Pratt & Whitney with certification recognizing the Shanghai Engine Center as the first facility in China to be awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification. … See more

December 2009

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Operations, Environment, Health and Safety

Pratt & Whitney Shanghai Engine Center First in China to Achieve LEED® Platinum

The Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Co., Ltd (Shanghai Engine Center), a joint venture between China Eastern Airlines and Pratt & Whitney, has become the first facility in China and the 21st outside the United States to be awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. … See more