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Pratt & Whitney engine, Air Force C 17 (Michael Urban/DDP/Getty Images)

Pratt, Machinists Reach New Deal

Pratt and Whitney Aircraft says its Machinists have ratified a new three-year contract with the engine maker.

12/08/2013

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Pratt And Whitney, Union Begin Contract Talks

Talks are underway on a new contract between Pratt and Whitney and the union representing it’s machinists. In a joint statement released today by Pratt and the International Association of Machinists, officials say the talks […]

10/31/2013

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UTC Says Hefty Fine for Alleged Fraud Will Hurt

United Technologies Corp. says a federal court ordering it to pay $473 million plus interest to compensate for alleged fraud in its sale of fighter jet engines will cut revenue and profit.

06/19/2013

(Courtesy Pratt & Whitney)

Pratt and Whitney Cancer Study Completed

By STEPHEN SINGER¬†¬† AP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ An 11-year study of the incidence of brain cancer at jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney in the state ended Thursday with university researchers saying […]

05/23/2013

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United Technologies Makes Endowed Professorship Donation

Aerospace conglomerate United Technologies Corp. says it’s donated $3 million to establish an endowed professorship at the Yale Cancer Center in New Haven.

05/15/2013

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Pratt President Says Engine Work Likely To Dip, But Pick Up After 2016

Pratt & Whitney’s military program likely will take a dip as the company transitions from the legacy military engines it’s known for making, but engine orders will pick up in a few years with an increase in production of joint strike fighter engines, the company’s president said Thursday.

04/11/2013

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Murphy Denounces Budget Cuts While Visiting Defense Firms

Senator Chris Murphy visited defense contractors Wednesday to denounce what he called damaging automatic federal budget cuts and said he expected smaller contractors in the state to be hit worst.

03/27/2013

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Pratt &Whitney Says It’s Found Fraud In Engine Part Testing

East-Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney says it’s uncovered fraudulent testing of engine parts, but that no recalls or other problems resulted.

03/04/2013

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Engine Crack Grounds Pentagon F-35s; Pratt Is Evaluating

A jet engine turbine is being shipped from Edwards Air Force Base in California to Middletown, so Pratt and Whitney can evaluate the cause of a crack in an Air Force F-35 fighter engine for the discovered on Tuesday.

02/22/2013

An F-119 engine on display at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown, at a ceremony marking the delivery of the last F-119. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Pratt Delivering Final F-119 Engine

Pratt & Whitney is marking the final delivery of a military jet engine in what an executive calls a bittersweet event.

01/17/2013

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