Pratt and Whitney Canada Corp.

Marc Duchesne
Communications and Media Relations
Tel: (450) 647-3681

Paula Pedersen
Corporate and Employee Communications
Tel: (450) 647-7342
paula.pedersen@pwc.ca

1000 Marie Victorin Blvd
Longueuil, QC, J4G 1A1

Visit Website:
http://www.pwc.ca/

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC), headquartered in Longueuil, Quebec, is a global aerospace leader shaping the future of business, helicopter, regional and general aviation as well as auxiliary power generation with advanced engine technology. With over 100,000 engines produced, and over 60,000 engines in service, P&WC’s operations and service network span the globe, serving more than 13,000 customers in over 200 countries and territories.

For more than 90 years, Pratt & Whitney Canada has played a major role in shaping and growing Canada’s aerospace industry. The company has helped to position Canada as a global leader and has generated significant socioeconomic benefits for Canadians across the country.

With a longstanding commitment to innovation and excellence, P&WC invests more than $500 million dollars annually in research and development (R&D). As a leading Canadian R&D investor, P&WC also collaborates with over 20 research institutions from coast to coast to develop new engine and manufacturing technologies. The company has certified more than 100 new engine programs in the last 25 years – an industry record. P&WC has close to 10,000 talented employees talented employees worldwide. In Canada alone, P&WC employs close to 6,000 Canadians at its facilities in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia, including approximately 1,400 engineering professionals at R&D facilities in Longueuil and Mississauga.

A key contributor to the Canadian economy, P&WC works with over 1,000 suppliers across Canada. Through its active supplier development program, the engine manufacturer supports and promotes Canadian aerospace suppliers and creates business opportunities for small and medium enterprises in the industry.

In 2017, Pratt & Whitney Canada’s Benoit Beaudoin, Vice President, Operations, received AIAC’s James C. Floyd award for exceptional contributions to Canadian aerospace innovation and leadership in advanced manufacturing and workforce development.

P&WC is a division of UnitedTechnologies Corporation, an aerospace and industrial technology company based in Hartford, Connecticut.