Category Archives: Pratt & Whitney

P&W Executive: Aerospace Taking Off, Manufacturers Must Get on Board

The nation’s aerospace industry is taking off and Pratt & Whitney wants to make sure that as many Connecticut manufacturers as possible go along for the ride — if they can meet very high standards.

 

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3 June 2014

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). As part of the agreement announced today, UPS will open a 600,000-square-foot Northeast Logistics Center (NELC) in Londonderry, New Hampshire, to serve as a centralized distribution center for Pratt & Whitney parts, tooling and supplies.

 

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20 May 2014

Pratt & Whitney Signs More Than $10 Billion in Long-Term Agreements with Suppliers

Within the last year, Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has signed more than $10 billion in long-term agreements with more than 90 key product suppliers from across the globe. The agreements are helping to solidify the company’s manufacturing network as it prepares for an increase in commercial and military engine production.

 

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20 May 2014

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.

 

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20 May 2014

Pratt & Whitney’s New West Palm Beach Engine Center Delivers First F135 Engine

Pratt & Whitney today announced that the first F135 engine has been delivered to the F-35 Final Assembly Check Out (FACO) facility in Cameri, Novara, Italy.  This engine – the 137th delivered to date – is also the first F135 engine produced in Pratt & Whitney’s West Palm Beach Engine Center; the company’s brand new, state-of-the-art 97,000-square-foot production facility.  Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.

 

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20 May 2014

F135 Exceeds Expectations During Live Fire Survivability Testing

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), recently participated in a series of Live Fire Tests (LFT) in conjunction with the Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) Weapons Survivability Laboratory (WSL) to assess the F135 propulsion system’s performance against ballistic damage.

 

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20 May 2014