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Pratt & Whitney Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

SINGAPORE-The Boeing Co. has recognized Pratt & Whitney as a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award winner. Boeing issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Pratt & Whitney maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2010 to Sept. 30, 2011. This is the second consecutive year that Pratt & Whitney has received the honor. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. company.

"Pratt & Whitney is honored to be recognized with the Boeing Performance Excellence Award for a second year in a row," says Bev Deachin, Pratt & Whitney's vice president, Military Programs and Customer Service. "This award shows the commitment of all Pratt & Whitney employees to delivering superior products and services to all of our customers, including Boeing. We are proud to continue working as a valued partner with Boeing on the C-17, F-15 Eagle and the new KC-46 Airlift Tanker program along with a number of commercial aircraft programs."

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines supplies F117-PW-100 engines to Boeing for the C-17 Globemaster III and F100 engines for the F-15 Eagle fighters and PW4062 engines for the KC-46 Tanker.

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.

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