Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX), is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion systems. Pratt & Whitney reported an operating proﬁt of $1.84 billion in 2009 on revenues of $12.58 billion. The company's 36,000 employees support more than 11,000 customers in 195 countries around the world.
Pratt & Whitney’s large commercial engines power more than 30 percent of the world’s passenger aircraft ﬂeet. The company continues to develop new engines and work with its partners in International Aero Engines and the Engine Alliance to meet airline customers’ future needs.
Pratt & Whitney is developing game changing technologies for the future, such as the PurePower® PW1000G engine, with patented Geared Turbofan(TM) technology, for next generation of passenger aircraft and hypersonic propulsion systems for aircraft that will travel more than six times the speed of sound. Through Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners, Pratt & Whitney is also developing innovative new services that will delight customers around the globe. Pratt & Whitney Global Material Solutions is the first OEM to re-engineer, certify and manufacture both gas-path and life-limited parts for the CFM56-3 engine.