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MARCH 2017
Jimmy Kenyon Discusses 'What's Next' for Propulsion
Jimmy Kenyon, executive director, Advanced Programs and Technology, Pratt & Whitney, was part of a panel discussion of what's next in emerging propulsion technologies at the Air Force Association's Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando. … READ MORE

JUNE 2016
Di Perna Speaks at IMCP Roundtable
Danny Di Perna, senior vice president, Operations, Pratt & Whitney, spoke at a roundtable for members of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership on Friday. … READ MORE

MARCH 2016
Tom Prete Speaks at NSBE Convention
Tom Prete, vice president, Engineering, Pratt & Whitney, spoke at the opening session of the 42nd Annual Convention of the National Society of Black Engineers in Boston. … READ MORE

Tom Bode Speaks at Columbus FIRST Robotics Competition District Qualifier Opening Ceremony
Tom Bode, general manager, Columbus Engine Center, delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the Columbus, Georgia FIRST® Robotics Competition District Qualifier on March 11. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2016
Bennett Croswell Speaks at U.S. Air Force Academy National Character and Leadership Symposium
Bennett Croswell, president, Military Engines, Pratt & Whitney, was among the featured speakers at the U.S. Air Force Academy National Character and Leadership Symposium on Feb. 26. … READ MORE

Danny Di Perna Speaks at Grand Opening of Pratt & Whitney's First Manufacturing Facility in Singapore
Pratt & Whitney officially opened its first manufacturing facility in Singapore, through its subsidiary P&W NGPF Manufacturing Company Singapore Pte Ltd, earlier today. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2016
Danny Di Perna Speaks at Supplier Resource Workshop
Pratt & Whitney hosted a supplier resource workshop at its hangar in East Hartford, Connecticut, on Monday. … READ MORE

Bennett Croswell Speaks at F117 Final Engine Delivery Ceremony
Pratt & Whitney will deliver the final production F117 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its C-17 Globemaster III fleet later this month. … READ MORE

Nick Williams Speaks at F117 Final Engine Delivery Ceremony
Pratt & Whitney will deliver the final production F117 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its C-17 Globemaster III fleet later this month. … READ MORE

Bev Deachin Speaks at F117 Final Engine Delivery Ceremony
Pratt & Whitney will deliver the final production F117 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its C-17 Globemaster III fleet later this month. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2015
Mike Papp Speaks at University of Maine
Pratt & Whitney presented a check for $100,000 to the University of Maine College of Engineering during an on-campus event on Nov. 13. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2015
Shornda Cadore Speaks at Middlesex County NAACP Freedom Fund and Awards Dinner
Pratt & Whitney was recently named the 2015 recipient of the Middlesex County, Connecticut NAACP Larry McHugh Business Award, which recognizes a business in the county that has shown a commitment to women, families and people of color. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2015
Cheryl Lobo Gives F135 IOC Celebration Speech at Oklahoma City Heavy Maintenance Center
Cheryl Lobo, F135 program director, gave a speech at the Oklahoma City Heavy Maintenance Center, Tuesday, September 1, to celebrate Initial Operating Capability (IOC) for the Marine Corps F-35B. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2015
Kenyon Joins Brookings Panel on Future Defense Technology
The Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings hosted a discussion on July 31 on the next defense technology revolution and how it will shape the future of the force, with a particular focus on 3-D printing. … READ MORE

JULY 2015
Tom Prete Speaks at Ceremonial Groundbreaking for State-of-the-Art Global Headquarters and Engineering Facility
Pratt & Whitney held a ceremonial groundbreaking today for its new state-of-the-art 425,000-square-foot building that will serve as the company's global headquarters and world-class engineering facility. Tom Prete, vice president, Engineering, was among the featured speakers at the event. … READ MORE

JUNE 2015
Tizz Weber Speaks at Opening Ceremonies of Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games
Tizz Weber, director, Communications, Pratt & Whitney, delivered opening remarks at the Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games Opening Ceremonies at Southern Connecticut State University on Friday evening. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2015
Marcus Jadotte Speaks at Middletown Ribbon Cutting
Pratt & Whitney officially unveiled its new state-of-the-art Middletown, Connecticut, production facility to support production of the PurePower® PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo and the F135 engine for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter in a ceremony held today. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2015
Cannon Discusses Sustainability's Importance to Businesses at National EH&S Conference
Speaking Sunday evening at an Environment, Health & Safety Management Institute conference in San Antonio, Texas, Quality and EH&S vice president Mary Anne Cannon told attendees that EH&S leaders have a new job to do in the 21st century. … READ MORE

NOVEMBER 2014
Bromberg Speaks at UTC-4-Vets Veterans Appreciation Event
In a large aircraft hangar at Pratt & Whitney's Connecticut headquarters, more than 300 employees and retirees took part in an appreciation event held last month to show gratitude to the company's veterans who served or are serving in United States military. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2014
Albertelli Speaks at Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit
Jill Albertelli, vice president, Supply Management, Pratt & Whitney, delivered the keynote address at the Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit. … READ MORE

JUNE 2014
Croswell Speaks at Kale JV Grand Opening Ceremony
Kale Group and Pratt & Whitney celebrated the opening of a new factory today in the Izmir Aegean Free Zone, which will specialize in manufacturing hardware for the F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. … READ MORE

APRIL 2014
Challenging Assumptions About MRO Growth
Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket President Matthew Bromberg delivered the keynote address to a packed crowd on Day 2 of the MRO Americas 2014 conference. … READ MORE

Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination
Mary Anne Cannon, vice president, Quality and Environment, Health & Safety at Pratt & Whitney, was the morning keynote speaker at the Society of Women Engineers Region F conference. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2014
UTC: Powering the Future of Connecticut Aerospace
United Technologies Chairman and CEO Louis Chênevert and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announced an agreement under which UTC will invest up to $500 million to upgrade and expand its aerospace research, development and manufacturing facilities over the next 5 years. … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2013
The Next Big Thing is Less: Advances in Propulsion Technology Driving Aviation's Future
Pratt & Whitney President David P. Hess was the keynote speaker at the Aero Club of Washington's luncheon series earlier today in Washington, D.C. Approximately 150 industry, media and government officials were in attendance for the event. … READ MORE

JULY 2013
William Kircher Introduces Vice President Biden at Eagle Services Asia
William Kircher, vice president, Singapore Overhaul and Repair, and president, UTC Aerospace Singapore, introduced Vice President Biden at an event attended by 300 employees, dignitaries and local business representatives. … READ MORE

MAY 2013
David Hess Speaks at Pratt & Whitney Women's Leadership Forum
Pratt & Whitney President David Hess spoke at the P&W Women's Leadership Forum in Hartford, Conn., on Wednesday. … READ MORE

JANUARY 2013
Bennett Croswell Speaks at Gov. Malloy's Press Briefing
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced a major legislative proposal regarding STEM education and the University of Connecticut in an event at the Pratt & Whitney Customer Training Center on Thursday. … READ MORE

David Hess Speaks at Seletar Aerospace Park Groundbreaking
Today Pratt & Whitney Singapore Manufacturing broke ground on a new facility at the Seletar Aerospace Park. This new production facility will manufacture fan blades and high pressure turbine disks for Pratt & Whitney's PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engines. … READ MORE

Bennett Croswell Speaks at F119 Final Engine Ceremony
Pratt & Whitney Military Engines today delivered the 507th and last production F119 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its F-22 Raptor fleet. The F119 Final Engine Delivery ceremony at the Middletown, Conn., Engine Center was held with representatives from the U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin and Boeing in attendance. … READ MORE

DECEMBER 2012
Appeal to Lawmakers: Step Back from the Fiscal Cliff
Pratt & Whitney President David Hess, in his role as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, joined a panel of chief executive officers from the defense industry for a panel discussion on the threat of sequestration on national security. … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2012
PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony Remarks: Jim Dunn
Jim Dunn, director, Systems Engineering & Validation, Pratt & Whitney, spoke at the PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony. … READ MORE

PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony Remarks: Graham Webb
Graham Webb, chief engineer, Pratt & Whitney Commercial Development, spoke at the PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony. … READ MORE

PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony Remarks: Greg Gernhardt
Greg Gernhardt, vice president, Pratt & Whitney 30K Engine Programs, spoke at the PurePower PW1100G-JM Last Bolt Ceremony. … READ MORE

"Transatlantic Trends and Opportunities"
Pratt & Whitney President David Hess, in his role as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, spoke at the ASD Annual Convention and Technology Forum in Lisbon, Portugal, on October 12. ASD, European Industry Associations for Aerospace, Security and Defense, is the counterpart of the American Aerospace Industries Association. … READ MORE

"The Global Aerospace Trends and the U.S. Perspective on the Role of Japan"
Pratt & Whitney President David Hess spoke at Japan International Aerospace Exhibition in Nagoya, Japan, on October 9. In his keynote speech, "The Global Aerospace Trends and the U.S. Perspective on the Role of Japan," Hess focused on the outlook for the aerospace industry and stressed the long history of Pratt & Whitney in Japan. … READ MORE

AUGUST 2012
“The Countdown to Sequestration”
Pratt & Whitney President David Hess, in his role as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, spoke at the summer meeting of the AIA Supplier Management Council in Hartford, Conn. … READ MORE

“Sequestration: A Threat to Florida and the Nation”
Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky, in conjunction with the Aerospace Industries Association, hosted a "Second to None" rally for more than 300 employees on Wednesday in West Palm Beach, Fla. … READ MORE

JULY 2012
“The Aerospace Industry Under Sequestration: Bracing for Cuts, Seeking Long-Term Commitments”
Pratt & Whitney President David Hess, in his role as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association, addressed the House Aerospace Caucus on the potential effect of sequestration on the U.S. aerospace industry … READ MORE

Testimony of Mr. David Hess, President, Pratt & Whitney, Before the House Armed Services Committee On Sequestration Implementation and Options and the Effects on National Defense
Pratt & Whitney President Dave Hess testified before the House Armed Services Committee today on the topic of sequestration implementation and the effects on national defense … READ MORE

MAY 2012
Royal Aeronautical Society, Interview with Pratt & Whitney President David Hess
Pratt & Whitney President David Hess was the guest of honor at the Royal Aeronautical Society's annual banquet in London on May 16. The event typically draws 400 to 500 guests … READ MORE

MAY 2011
Singapore Business Leadership Program's "Beyond Boundaries 2011: Leadership for a Globalized Asia", Pratt & Whitney President David P. Hess
Pratt & Whitney President David Hess shared his views on leadership at the Singapore Business Leadership Program's "Beyond Boundaries 2011: Leadership for a Globalized Asia" event in May 2011. … READ MORE

MARCH 2011
Committee on Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics, United States House of Representatives Testimony of Jim Maser
The time for industry and government to work together to define future space policy is now. We must establish an overarching policy. … READ MORE

FEBRUARY 2011
Op-Ed: State Must Build on Strengths to Better Compete, By David P. Hess
Job growth and global competitiveness are top priorities for our nation. They are for Connecticut, too. Connecticut has been Pratt & Whitney’s home for 85 years. It has been, and can continue to be, a good place to do the right kind of work … READ MORE

JANUARY 2011
David P. Hess, Pratt & Whitney President, CBIA Economic Summit and Outlook 2011
A Vision for Job Growth and Prosperity in Connecticut: Transforming Our State into a 21st Century Competitive Advantage for Business … READ MORE

OCTOBER 2009
Jim Moravecek, Air France A380 Delivery
'Even though we formed as a joint venture back in 1996 between General Electric and Pratt & Whitney, it wasn't until Air France became the first customer to select the GP7000 engines to power their A380s that the Engine Alliance truly … READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2009
Todd Kallman, Shanghai Engine Center Grand Opening
'This engine center is an excellent example of advanced technology being deployed in a strategic market to help our customers reduce costs and turn-around time. We will be able to overhaul… READ MORE

SEPTEMBER 2008
Steve Finger, Aero Club Speech
Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower® family of engines offers fuel-saving Geared Turbofan (TM) technology as a big part of the solution for struggling commercial airlines, President Steve Finger said in a speech at the Aero Club in Washington, D.C. … READ MORE