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2014-05-20 08:22:37

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the last year, Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), has signed more than $10 billion in long-term agreements with more than 90 key product suppliers from across the globe. The agreements are helping to solidify the company's manufacturing network as it prepares for an increase in commercial and military engine production. These agreements secure supply of parts decades into the future, and are...

2014-05-20 08:22:35

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), is making significant investments in its global facilities as the company prepares for an increase in commercial and military engine production to levels. "This is a very exciting time for Pratt & Whitney," said Danny Di Perna, senior vice president of Engineering & Operations. "Over the next few years we will significantly increase our engine production. While...

2014-05-20 08:22:31

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney today launched the newest addition to the PurePower engine family, the PW1135G-JM engine, a 35,000 thrust class engine for the Airbus A321neo aircraft. The engine's higher thrust makes it the most powerful engine on the A321neo allowing A321neo operators, fitted with Geared Turbofan(TM) engine technology, to fly routes of greater distance while carrying more passengers or larger payloads when operating out of...

2014-05-20 08:22:26

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney has delivered its first ship set of PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines on schedule to Airbus for its A320neo aircraft family. The PurePower engines were assembled and tested at the company's West Palm Beach, Florida, facility - one of three locations that will assemble PW1100G-JM engines for Airbus. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). "Airbus put its trust in Pratt &...

2014-05-19 12:21:23

Endowment to support Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft in the Department of Aerospace Engineering COLLEGE PARK, Md. and STRATFORD, Conn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., along with its parent company, United Technologies Corp., have pledged one million dollars to endow a fund to create the Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft at UMD's A. James Clark School...

2014-05-14 16:22:14

HARTFORD, Conn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) completed the sale of transportation fuel cell intellectual property (IP) assets to Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD). These assets consist of over 800 patents and patent applications, as well as patent licenses, invention disclosures and know-how largely related to Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell technology. As consideration for the assets, UTC received 5.1 million Ballard...

2014-05-14 16:20:57

BOSTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a continuation of its successful, multi-year initiative, Sikorsky Innovations today announced it has launched its 5th Entrepreneurial Challenge, a competition to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications in the vertical flight market. Sikorsky Innovations is the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX)....

2014-05-13 16:21:42

HARTFORD, Conn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A webcast of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) Chairman & CEO Louis Chenevert speaking at the Electrical Products Group (EPG) Conference is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The presentation will be broadcast live on the Internet at www.utc.com, and a recording will be archived on the website afterward. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140122/NE50390LOGO United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn.,...

2014-05-13 12:22:23

STRATFORD, Conn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has won a significant demonstration project with the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) of Carnegie Mellon University to demonstrate an autonomous delivery of an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) by an Optionally Piloted Black Hawk helicopter enabled with Matrix(TM) Technology. The UGV will subsequently execute a mission to investigate a potentially contaminated area, while keeping human...

2014-05-13 12:22:21

ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft announced today from the AUVSI Unmanned Systems conference that it will develop its first product to feature Matrix(TM) Technology, by converting a retired UH-60A BLACK HAWK helicopter into an optionally piloted variant capable of a wide spectrum of missions. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO With the autonomous BLACK HAWK,...


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