Pratt & Whitney expands provider network

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced that it will expand its global network of providers that maintain the Geared Turbofanâ„¢ (GTF) engine to include five repair suppliers that will support the PW1100G-JM engine, the company said.

Turbine Controls, StandardAero, TWIN MRO, ACMT and Lewis & Saunders will join other GTF maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers located around the world. The GTF MRO network currently includes Pratt & Whitney, MTU Aero Engines, Japanese Aero Engines Corporation, Lufthansa Technik and Delta TechOps.

Pratt & Whitney is a world provider of the design, manufacture and service of aircraft 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, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.