Tag Archives: United Technologies Corp.

UTC to Deliver Submarine Acoustic Windows to US Navy; Marc Duvall Comments

United Technologies Corp.’s aerospace systems business unit has been awarded a five-year contract to supply high frequency acoustic windows for submarines to the U.S. Navy. UTC Aerospace Systems will make the delivery through 2020 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, UTC said Monday. The company’s engineered polymer products team will produce the systems at …

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Executive Profile: Rachel Decker, US Public Sector Marketing Director at HP Enterprise Services

Rachel Decker is marketing director for the U.S. public sector at Hewlett Packard‘s enterprise services business and oversees the unit’s content strategy, communications and marketing campaigns in the federal, state and local markets. She served as senior manager of the company’s global public affairs communications organization before she took her …

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Gregory Hayes: UTC Sikorsky Spinoff Part of Board’s Strategic Review

United Technologies Corp. CEO Gregory Hayes has said the possible spinoff of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft unit aims to strategically position the standalone helicopter company and the commercial aerospace and buildings business, he told CNBC in an interview aired Thursday. Tom DiChristopher writes UTC’s board of directors authorized a review of options for Sikorsky earlier this …

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Curtiss Wright Appoints K. Christopher Farkas Corporate Controller; David Adams Comments

K. Christopher Farkas, who most recently was assistant corporate controller at Curtiss-Wright Corp., has been promoted to vice president and corporate controller at the Charlotte, NC-based company. In his new role he will advise senior management on accounting, disclosure and SEC reporting matters and oversee the company’s internal and external financial reporting, accounting …

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Ambassador Max Baucus Visits Pratt & Whitney’s Shanghai Engine Center; Roger Retana Comments

Pratt & Whitney‘s Shanghai Engine Center hosted a visit from U.S. Ambassador to China Max Sieben Baucus, who inspected the facility and met with executives from United Technologies Corp.‘s subsidiaries and joint venture partner. The UTC subsidiary said Wednesday the center houses its Shanghai Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Engine Maintenance Company venture with China …

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Sikorsky, United Tech to Donate $1M for Rotorcraft Professorship at the University of Maryland; Mark Miller Comments

United Technologies Corp. and its subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft have pledged a donation of $1 million to establish the Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft program at the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering. As part of UMD’s Department of Aerospace Engineering, the program is intended to bolster rotorcraft technology research and development in …

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UTC Unit to Continue Design, Development of Undersea Drone Energy System; Allen Flynt Comments

A United Technologies Corp.‘s business unit will push forward the design and development of an energy system for the Office of Naval Research‘s Long Endurance Undersea Vehicle Propulsion program. As part of the program’s next phases, UTC Aerospace Systems will create an energy system for an unmanned undersea vehicle using proton exchange …

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Boeing-Sikorsky Team to Pursue Army Chopper Program

Boeing and United Technologies Corp.’s Sikorsky aircraft unit are partnering to develop a multi-mission helicopter for the U.S. Army, Reuters reports. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the companies plan to give the Army a joint proposal for the branch’s technology demonstration project, aimed at acquiring design plans for a new helicopter. The …

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Boeing & UTC Team to Develop Tech for NextGen Fighters, Transport Systems

Boeing and UTC Aerospace Systems, a business unit of United Technologies Corp., will work together on the U.S. Air Force research laboratory’s integrated vehicle energy technology program. According to the Charlotte Business Journal, UTC has been chosen to work with Boeing to develop advanced actuation technology for the Air Force. (Click Here, to read about a recent Boeing nuclear munition …

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