The GTF engine cost $10 billion to create. It has helped make tremendous changes. It has helped decrease burning of fuel by 16%. It has helped decrease emission by 50%. The GTF engine has also helped decrease noise imprint by 75%.
Pratt & Whitney have several factories. Some of the locations are Florida, New York, Georgia, Connecticut, Michigan, and Maine. Pratt & Whitney also have a supply chain. A majority of Pratt & Whitney’s factories create, put together, and test GTF engine.
United Technologies firmly believe it is important to invest in individuals. United Technologies offers an Employee Scholar Program. The Employer Scholar Program enables employees to obtain a degree in any area and it will be paid for. Since the year 1996 United Technologies has accomplished 39,000 degrees earned through the Employee Scholar Program.
Louis Chenevert is the former CEO of United Technologies Corporation. He was born in Quebec and attended HEC Montreal. At HEC Montreal, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree. He obtained his degree in production management.
He was at General Motors for 14 years. In 1999 Louis Chenevert was appointed President of the company Pratt & Whitney. In the year 2006, Louis Chenevert was made President of United Technologies Corporation. Between the years 2011 and 2012 he was actively involved with The Business Council. In the year 2014, he ended his role as CEO of United Technologies Corporation.
Louis Chenevert has been awarded many honors. He received an award in the year 2009. In 2009 he was awarded Honor Award by National Building Museum. In 2011 he obtained a Ph.D. honoris from HEC Montreal. Also in 2011 he was mentioned in Aviation Week & Space Technology, where he was given the title Person of the Year.