Pratt and Whitney
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Pratt & Whitney, "a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX), is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion systems. Pratt & Whitney reported an operating proﬁt of $2.12 billion in 2008 on revenues of $12.97 billion. The company’s 38,577 employees support more than 9,000 customers in 180 countries around the world.
"Pratt & Whitney was founded in Hartford, Conn., in 1925 by Frederick Rentschler. Pratt & Whitney’s ﬁrst aircraft engine was the 410-horsepower, aircooled Wasp, which delivered unprecedented performance and reliability for the time and transformed the aviation industry. Pratt & Whitney has been leading change ever since." 
- David P. Hess, President, Pratt & Whitney