EAST HARTFORD, Conn. , June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney has established a strategic university partnership with The
Pratt & Whitney will work with the university on fundamental and applied research initiatives that support the design and development of more efficient and environmentally friendly gas turbine engines. The university's primary focus will be research in the field of power transmission and gear technology.
"We are very excited about the addition of
Pratt & Whitney's PurePower(TM) PW1000G engine uses advanced gear system technology to set a new standard of performance for aircraft engines with double-digit reductions in fuel consumption, CO2 and NOx emissions, engine noise, and operating costs. By establishing a long term relationship with
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 commercial building industries.
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