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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Engineering

Cameron Poussard: Pursuing Excellence

What do you want to be when you grow up? Everyone knows this question well, and while it is often met with hesitation, Cameron Poussard has a definitive answer. … See more

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
History

July 22, 1925: The Beginning of a Great and Ongoing Story

Ninety years ago, on July 22, 1925, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft was established in Hartford by 37-year-old Frederick B. Rentschler, an aircraft engine designer from Ohio who had developed "a consuming passion" for aviation. … See more

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Operations, Featured

Reading, Writing … Machining: Learning Expands from Classroom to Floor

Class is in session in North Berwick, Maine, for Tom Teague and classmate Nicholas Rizeakos. … See more

Friday, July 17, 2015
Community

Nepal Sustainability Project Soars with Pratt & Whitney Contribution

Two remote villages in the mountains of Nepal will soon enjoy reliable electricity courtesy of a team of Hartford, Connecticut, Public High School students and a $5,000 grant from Pratt & Whitney. … See more

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Military Engines, Engineering, Featured

P&W Summer Intern, Starting Quarterback Ready to Power University of Tennessee Volunteers

Are you ready for some football? … See more

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Operations, Engineering, Featured

Pratt & Whitney Sees Bright Future in Additive Manufacturing

In the 1980s, Pratt & Whitney began working with additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing. Since then, the company has produced more than 100,000 prototype parts. … See more

Thursday, July 16, 2015
History

1929: Pratt & Whitney Builds a New 'Bee Hive' in East Hartford

On Saturday, May 11, 1929, Pratt & Whitney announced big news for the Greater Hartford area. … See more

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Global Supply Chain

RLC-Callender Achieves UTC Supplier Gold

Pratt & Whitney is challenging all of its suppliers to achieve the top level of its Supplier Gold Program. … See more

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
History, Featured

Something Special: Rentschler's Former Connecticut Mansion Continues to Inspire

In 1953, Pratt & Whitney founder Frederick Rentschler chose his back patio to discuss the evolution of aviation in the film, "We Saw It Happen." … See more

Monday, July 13, 2015
Operations, Global Supply Chain

P&W, Supplier Gold Highlighted at White House Forum

Pratt & Whitney's success with the game-changing PurePower® engine also created a challenge for the company. … See more

Friday, July 10, 2015
Engineering

Alex Kinstler: Tackling the Lab and the Field

Alex Kinstler is a perfect fit at Pratt & Whitney as he is no stranger to hard work. … See more

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Community, Environment, Health & Safety

Grant Helps Florida School Make the Grade in 'Going Green'

Two years ago, Equestrian Trails Elementary School in Wellington, Florida, set a goal to become a high-performance green school. … See more

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
History

For Sale: 6,400 Square Feet and a Piece of History

Day after day, month after month, year after year, the sun would throw light into a large historic home, and there would be no one inside to appreciate it. … See more

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Commercial Engines, Aftermarket

Manuals Labor: Hundreds of Thousands of Pages of Technical Data Available Online

One of the biggest activities supporting entry into service readiness for Pratt & Whitney's new Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engine family is the 10,000 pages of technical manuals that need to be written in order for customers and overhaul and repair centers to properly maintain the engine. … See more

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Community, Operations

North Berwick Jet Pull Teams Raise Awareness for Multiple Sclerosis; Win in Both Competition Categories

Two Pratt & Whitney North Berwick teams recently participated in the Portland International Jetport's Plane Pull, returning for the 11th year to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's fundraiser. … See more

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Community, Military Engines

Pratt & Whitney Contributes $25,000 to USO-Metro in Support of Veterans, Service Members

Bennett Croswell, Pratt & Whitney's president of Military Engines, presented a check for $25,000 to officials of the United Service Organizations, Inc. of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (USO-Metro) at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C., June 25. … See more

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
History

Rentschler's Legacy Begins in Hamilton, Ohio

In 1950, Pratt & Whitney founder Frederick Rentschler took the time to sit down and pen some thoughts about the company he created. … See more