Pratt & Whitney Launches PureSolution(SM) Services for PurePower® Engine Family

MIAMI, Fla., Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, announced today the launch of PureSolutionSM services, the company's new flexible maintenance plan designed exclusively for its PurePower® engine family.

PureSolutionSM services offer MRO expertise from the PurePower engine's OEM creator and design-responsible partners. It will be delivered by Pratt & Whitney's service network, as well as new network partners serving as centers of excellence. PureSolutionSM services offer customers a wide range of comprehensive and fully customizable MRO services to ensure predictable maintenance costs and maximize the PurePower engine's performance over its life span – resulting in the lowest cost of ownership.

"Pratt & Whitney is pleased to offer PureSolution services," said Tom Hutton, Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners vice president. "Only PureSolution services offer MRO expertise from the PurePower engine OEM -- the experts that designed, tested and understand the engine best. This expertise is incorporated into the PureSolution service offering, and will sustain the engine's operating cost benefits throughout its life."

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and commercial building industries.

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