January 29, 2015 2:38 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.

Company Overview

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. designs, manufactures, and services aircraft engines for business, general aviation, regional aircraft, and helicopter markets. The company offers turboprop, turboshaft, and turbofan engines; repair and overhaul, sale/rental/exchange, parts sale and maintenance, engine maintenance, diagnostic/prognostic, and customer training services; and maintenance promotions, warranty programs, technical publications, and tooling solutions. It serves customers through dealers in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Australasia; and sales representatives. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Longueuil, Canada with research and manufacturing faci...

1000 Marie-Victorin Boulevard

Longueuil, QC J4G 1A1


Founded in 1928





Key Executives for Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.

Age: 54
Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Operations
Chief Information Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. Key Developments

Pratt & Whitney to Expand Manufacturing Facility in Nova Scotia

Pratt & Whitney Canada is planning a $67 million investment over the next six years at its manufacturing facility near the Halifax airport. The Nova Scotia government says it will provide up to 20% or $13.4 million of the costs of the project. The investment will allow it to build components of its new PurePower PW800 engines and upgrade its engine blade manufacturing facility.

Pratt & Whitney Canada Plan to Spend $1 Billion - Including $300 Million from the Federal Government to Develop New Aircraft Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada announced a plan to spend $1 billion - including $300 million from the federal government - over the next four and a half years to develop new aircraft engines. Ottawa said its investment in the aerospace company will help support nearly 1,500 jobs over the next five years. The federal government's contribution comes in the form of a $300-million repayable contribution through its Strategic Aerospace and Defence Initiative.

Gulfstream's New Business Jet Family Selects Pratt & Whitney Canada's PurePower(R) PW800 Engines

Pratt & Whitney Canada announced that its PurePower(R) PW800 engines are the power behind the new Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets, which launched at Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.'s Georgia headquarters. A 16,000-pound-thrust-class powerhouse, the PurePower PW800 engine is optimized for high-flying, fast, long-range business jets and shares the same proven, rigorously tested core technology used in Pratt & Whitney's award-winning PurePower family of geared turbofan commercial engines. The PurePower engines have been chosen for five other applications demonstrating the performance, flexibility and robustness of this technology.

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