ATLANTA, April 9, 2019 – Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that it will further expand its global network of providers that maintain Pratt & Whitney’s GTF™ PW1500G engine.
MB Aerospace, Schaeffler Aerospace Canada, Schaeffler Aerospace GmbH & Kg Co., MDS Coating Technologies and Exotic Metals Forming Company will join the growing list of GTF maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers, located around the globe.
“As volume for GTF MRO steadily grows, it is paramount that Pratt & Whitney continues its focus on growing a network that best serves our customers around the world,” said Heather Walton, senior director, Aftermarket Supply Chain. “These suppliers have had long-term relationships with Pratt & Whitney and deliver a high level of responsiveness, exactly what we are looking for to support our network for the GTF engine for years to come.”
In 2018, Pratt & Whitney announced multiple repair suppliers had joined the network to perform work on the GTF PW1100G-JM engine.
The GTF MRO network is part of Pratt & Whitney's EngineWise™ service portfolio, which provides engine operators with a variety of aftermarket services to maximize engine performance and fleet availability. Visit http://www.EngineWise.com/contact for an interactive map of GTF MRO network providers and respective locations.
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Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft and helicopter engines, and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC. To learn more about the GTF engine, visit pwgtf.com. To receive press releases and other news directly, please sign up here.
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