Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Shanghai Engine Center Provides Apprentice Training Program for Shanghai Civil Aviation

   Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Shanghai Engine Center Provides
       Apprentice Training Program for Shanghai Civil Aviation College

PR Newswire

ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 14, 2012

ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Pratt & Whitney Global
Service Partners Shanghai Engine Center, called Shanghai Pratt & Whitney
Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company Limited ("SEC"), a joint venture with
China Eastern Airlines, recently signed an agreement with Shanghai Civil
Aviation College (SCAC) to collaborate on apprenticeships and advance license
training programs. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp.
(NYSE: UTX).

"The training collaboration between SEC and SCAC is the first training
collaboration between a MRO facility and an academic institution in China,"
said Mike Eller, SEC general manager. "We're confident this collaboration will
help strengthen our apprenticeship program and increase our presence as a
leading MRO provider in China by attracting top talent from throughout the
region."

SEC is a state-of-the art facility with extensive part repair capacity that
helps reduce engine overhaul costs and turnaround times. Pratt & Whitney,
together with joint venture partner China Eastern Airlines, opened the
high-technology and environmentally efficient facility in 2009. It is Pratt &
Whitney's first engine center in China and is part of the company's Global
Service Partners network providing engine maintenance, repair and overhaul
(MRO) services to customers worldwide. The approximately 23,000-square-meter
(250,000-square-foot) facility meets the Platinum standards of the U.S. Green
Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®)
rating system.

Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners is a total service provider for
engines made by Pratt & Whitney, International Aero Engines, General Electric,
Rolls-Royce and CFMI®. Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design,
manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and
industrial gas turbines. United Technologies Corp., 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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Grace Xie                  Leo Makowski
Communications - China     Global Service Partners
China Cell +86 15801772527 +1-860-565-1655
grace.xie@pwap.utc.com    leo.makowski@pw.utc.com



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