Pratt & Whitney Canada Opens Lethbridge Regional Service Centre

It performs light and heavy maintenance on PT6, JT15D, PW100 and PW500 engine series, as well as light maintenance for the PW600 engine series.


LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 23, 2009) - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) opened a Regional Service Centre in Lethbridge, Alberta, offering a wide range of world-class engine maintenance and support services for P&WC engine customers. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.

The P&WC Lethbridge Service Centre is co-located with P&WC's main production plant for low and high power PT6A engines (www.pwc.ca/en/engines/pt6a.). It features an updated and modern facility with advanced tooling and component repair capabilities. It performs light and heavy maintenance on PT6, JT15D, PW100 and PW500 engine series, as well as light maintenance for the PW600 engine series. In addition, it offers 24/7 Mobile Repair Team (www.pwc.ca/en/service-support/mobile-repair-teams) and AOG support, 1-2 day fuel nozzle servicing, limited PT6 fuel nozzle exchange, borescope inspection, pre-buy inspections, on-wing vibration analysis & balancing, and AD/SB research assistance.

"We are delighted to be opening this state-of-the-art service centre in Lethbridge for our customers," said Raffaele Virgili, Vice President, Operations - Customer Service, P&WC. "The entire team would like to thank all our customers for their continued business and we look forward to working with them in the future."

P&WC now counts more than 10,000 operators all around the world - demonstrating that the company has a winning strategy in place with new-generation, green engines (www.pwc.ca/en/about/the-power-of-green) and unmatched support (www.pwc.ca/en/service-support/service-support). Customers can rely on over 30 company-owned and designated service facilities, a 24/7 Customer First Centre for expert and rapid assistance, and an extensive parts distribution network to deliver unmatched frontline service.

With field support representatives on all major continents, mobile repair teams available around the clock, and the largest pool of P&WC rental and exchange engines in the industry, P&WC's goal is to go the extra mile to keep its customers flying.

Pratt & Whitney Canada, based in Longueuil, Quebec, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines powering business, general aviation and regional aircraft and helicopters. The company also manufactures auxiliary power units and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., USA, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.

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