P&W Builds Capacity With $6bn Of Agreements

Pratt & Whitney (P&W) has signed an additional $6bn in long-term agreements with suppliers since May, each of which it says will help to increase its production capacity.

Pratt & Whitney (P&W) has signed an additional $6bn in long-term agreements with suppliers since May, each of which it says will help to increase its production capacity.

In total, P&W has signed more than 135 agreements with a projected spend of $16bn, it announced at its semi-annual partner and supplier forum, yesterday (October 2).

The company plans to more than double its engine production rates over the next 10 years.

Danny Di Perna, SVP of engineering and operations, explained: “These agreements secure sources of parts and components for years to come and ensure the capacity investments to support our production ramp up.”

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