Pratt & Whitney Automation Recognized by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for 100 Percent On-Time Delivery and Quality
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Pratt & Whitney Automation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently received supplier recognition from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for their 100 percent on-time delivery with perfect quality during 2011.
In a letter accompanying the recognition from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Pratt & Whitney Automation, Inc. (PWA) was praised for being a dependable corporate partner that “provides the key and critical components we need to meet our customer’s needs.” Lockheed Martin also complimented PWA’s workforce for their dedication to “the highest standards of performance.”
“Our employees at Pratt & Whitney Automation work tirelessly to deliver our products on-time at the highest possible quality, and it is humbling to receive this generous praise,” said Jim Cooper, Program Manager at PWA. “I am deeply grateful for the kind gesture and thoughtful recognition bestowed upon PWA by our long-standing partners at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, and we are looking forward to continuing this invaluable relationship with them.”
This recognition comes to PWA from Lockheed Martin for providing critical coating work for the F-22 Air Cooled Fuel Cooler (ACFC) Inlet Ducts. PWA continues to provide Lockheed Silicone Cork Coating Kits for the Theater High Altitude Air Defense (THAAD) Missile Program.
As a leader in coating application systems integration, PWA has designed, manufactured, and integrated a wide variety of coating systems, from complex, large robotic spray booth applications to small handheld and portable systems. Based in Huntsville, Ala., PWA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, specializes in automated coating removal and application services that can be tailored to a broad range of industries. These eco-friendly technologies focus on affordability, and are designed to improve performance and reduce operating costs.
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