This month a division of United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney announced that it will invest roughly $386 million dollars into its Columbus, Georgia facility. This investment will increase production of parts and also the maintenance services and this will also reduce existing and new engine programs. With many equipment upgrades, construction of two new buildings and purchase of new automated machinery. The largest new area will be constructed for the facility to overhaul GTF engines with over 200,000 square feet to work with. This will include a 20,000 square foot manufacturing facility for specialized parts, and an area to develop turbine disks and compressor rotors for Pratt & Whitney Engines.
The Boeing Company is considered to be an American multinational corporation. they are known to design manufacture and sell airplanes, roborant, rockets ad satellites worldwide. They are known to also provide easing and products support services. They are considered to be one of the largest exporters in the USA, they have been able to keep their high reputation for so many years. They headquarter are in Chicago. They have 5 different divisions. Each one is responsible for something else. There is the Boeing commercial airlines, Boeing Defense space and security Engineering, operations and technology. They have many other more and they are ranked to be one of best within a nation. They recently helped ABS to ender satellite service which will help deliver in-home communications services across Asia, Africa and Russia, south Asia, and Middle East.
Chris Pocock write an article for AIN Online on September 8th 2016, talking about how Lord Corporation is providing a newly improved vibration control system of IVCS for the Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter. Completion of this program milestones under a contract that was rewarded by Boeing in late 2013.
Pratt & Whitney came to an agreement with the government on April 11 to provide 53 engines for Lockheed Martin F-35As, F-35Cs, and F-35B. This contract is estimated of over $1 Billion. To top off this massive deal, Pratt & Whitney is set to come to an agreement with Pentagon for another order in the coming days.