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June 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Operations, Paris Air Show 2015

Northeast Logistics Center to Usher in Global Logistics Transformation at Pratt & Whitney

The opening of the Northeast Logistics Center (NELC) in Londonderry, New Hampshire, this month marks a new chapter for material flow and introduces a significant process change in how logistics is managed at Pratt & Whitney. … See more

Monday, June 15, 2015
Commercial Engines, Operations, Paris Air Show 2015

Pratt & Whitney Receives FAA Production Certification for PW1100G-JM Engine

Pratt & Whitney recently received Federal Aviation Administration approval to add the PW1100G-JM engine that will power the Airbus A320neo aircraft to its production portfolio. … See more

April 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Commercial Engines, Operations, Manufacturing

Pratt & Whitney's Innovative Horizontal Assembly Line Completes First Engines

After 90 years of building world-class engines, Pratt & Whitney has accomplished another first by building its first PurePower® engine on its new automated horizontal assembly lines in Middletown, Connecticut, and West Palm Beach, Florida. … See more

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Commercial Engines, Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing

Pratt & Whitney to Deliver First Entry Into Service Engine Parts Using Additive Manufacturing

When Pratt & Whitney delivers its first production PurePower® PW1500G engines to Bombardier this year, these engines will be the first ever to feature entry-into-service jet engine parts produced using additive manufacturing. … See more

February 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Operations, Manufacturing

Pratt & Whitney Expands Connecticut Engine Center to Meet Increased Demand

Pratt & Whitney officially unveiled its new state-of-the-art Middletown, Connecticut, production facility to support production of the PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo and the F135 engine for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter in a ceremony held today. … See more

December 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014
Operations

Advanced Coating Technologies Recognized by Orange County Partnership for Facility Investment

Advanced Coating Technologies (ACT), a subsidiary of Pratt & Whitney, was recognized on Dec. 2, 2014, by the Orange County Partnership with its Golden Shovel Award. … See more

May 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Expands Partnership with UPS

Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the expansion of its third-party logistics (3PL) relationship with UPS (NYSE: UPS). … See more

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Making Significant Investments to Increase Capacity

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is making significant investments in its global facilities as the company prepares for an increase in commercial and military engine production. … See more

December 2013

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Operations, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Opens New F100 Engine Overhaul Facility in Columbus, Ga.

Pratt & Whitney has opened its new F100 engine overhaul facility in Columbus, Ga. The new 105,000-square-foot facility enhances Pratt & Whitney's capacity to service engines that power F-16 and F-15 fighter aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force and international military customers. … See more

Sunday, December 8, 2013
Operations

New Three-Year Contract Ratified by IAM for Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut Operations

A new three-year contract has been ratified following a vote by members of Locals 700 and 1746, District 26 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). The contract is effective on Dec. 9 and covers approximately 2,800 employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown and East Hartford, Conn. … See more

October 2013

Monday, October 28, 2013
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Canada Invests $275 Million in Cutting-Edge Technologies and Upgrades to its Facilities

Accompanied by Quebec Premier Pauline Marois, Quebec government representatives, members of the aerospace industry and academic/research sectors and many employees, John Saabas, President, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), today announced investments totalling $275 million over five years, including the creation of a World-Class Centre of Excellence for Intelligent Manufacturing in Longueuil. … See more

Monday, October 4, 2010
Operations

Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches Global Flight Test Operations Facility

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) joined Canadian and Quebec government officials in inaugurating the company's global flight test operations centre today. This is the first phase of Pratt & Whitney Canada's state-of-the-art Mirabel Aerospace Centre at Montreal-Mirabel International Airport. … See more

May 2010

Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Operations

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke Unveils LEED Platinum Certification Plaque for the Pratt & Whitney CFM56® Engine Overhaul Center in Shanghai

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke unveiled the LEED Platinum certification plaque for the Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Co., Ltd (Shanghai Engine Center) today. … See more

March 2010

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

January 2010

Monday, January 18, 2010
Operations

Trial Ends Regarding Decision to Close Cheshire Engine Center and Connecticut Airfoil Repair Operations

Pratt & Whitney made the very difficult decision in September 2009 to close the Cheshire Engine Center and Connecticut Airfoil Repair Operations (CARO) units by a process that will run through early 2011. … 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