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Governor Dannel Malloy announces agreement with UTC to invest in Connecticut. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Job Loss A Presence In Conn./UTC Deal

When Connecticut struck a deal for up to $400 million in tax credits for United Technologies Corp., the sides said the company’s helicopter and aerospace divisions would remain here “for years to come.”

03/06/2014

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Union, Pratt & Whitney In Final Days Of Pact Talks

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Job security remains a top issue for the Pratt & Whitney machinists union, which said it’s not close to recommending a contract to members as it heads into the final […]

12/07/2013

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

Pratt, Machinists Open Talks

Jobs will likely be the top issue as jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney and the union for Machinists open contract talks this week.

10/29/2013

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Billion Dollar Pratt Contract For Joint Strike Fighter Engines

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney has signed a $1 billon contract to build F-35 engines for the Pentagon’s Joint Strike fighter program.

10/24/2013

Boeing C-17 with Pratt & Whitney engines (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Boeing Delivers Final C-17, Powered By Pratt Engines, To The Air Force

Boeing has delivered the final C-17 produced for the U.S. Air Force. The transport plane is powered by four Pratt & Whitney PW 2040 engines.

09/12/2013

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Pratt Changing Leadership

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ United Technologies Corp. has announced that David Hess is retiring as president of its Pratt & Whitney subsidiary, to be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Paul Adams. The 58-year-old Hess is […]

09/04/2013

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200 Salaried Job Cuts At Pratt In State, 400 Company-Wide

Another round of job cuts at Pratt and Whitney, as the company announces a restructuring of the salaried workforce.

08/13/2013

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Decade-Long Cancer Study at Pratt Ends

By STEPHEN SINGER AP Business Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A massive, 11-year study of brain cancer at jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney is coming to an end with what could be definitive information […]

05/23/2013

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Pratt Seeks Buyouts, Layoffs May Be In Future

East Hartford-based Pratt and Whitney is trying to save money through buyouts, and likely through layoffs down the road.

05/10/2013

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Heat, Not Fatigue, Blamed For Cracked Fighter Jet Engine Blade

Heat was the cause of a cracked blade in an engine on an F-35 fighter jet that prompted the entire fleet to be briefly grounded last month, manufacturer Pratt & Whitney said Wednesday.

03/06/2013

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