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Polamer Signs Deal to Supply Pratt

New Britain manufacturer estimates contract will generate $140M

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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.


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Pratt Says About 575 Salaried Workers Are Retiring In Downsizing Effort

Jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney says about 575 U.S. salaried workers are retiring as part of the company’s voluntary separation program.


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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.


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UTC Net Income, Revenue Up In Third Quarter

United Technologies Corp. says its third-quarter net income and revenue rose on higher orders in elevator sales, heating and cooling equipment and commercial aviation spare parts.


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Chenevert Named “Person of the Year” By Aviation Industry Magazine

United Technologies Corporation’s chairman and CEO Louis Chenevert has been chosen the 2011 Person of the Year of “Aviation Week & Space Technology” magazine.


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Wheeling And Dealing At Paris Air Show

By GREG KELLER and JAMEY KEATEN, AP Business Writer LE BOURGET, France (AP) _ Airbus and Boeing signed over $25 billion in orders to kick off the Paris Air Show on Monday, but the European […]


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EADS Won’t Appeal Tanker Decision

The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. says it won’t appeal a contract for airborne refueling tankers awarded to Boeing. It’s seen as a win for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney, which makes engines for the Boeing plane.


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Pratt Engines Will Power New Tanker

Boeing, with engines by Connecticut-based Pratt and Whitney is the winner of the Pentagon contract for a new air refueling military tanker.


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Announcement Soon On Military Refueling Tanker

The Pentagon is expected to announce its decision on a new airborne refueling tanker for the military — either the Boeing version, with engines from East Hartford-based Pratt and Whitney, or the version from European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, It will replace the KC 135 shown here.