Pratt & Whitney North Berwick has been named a 2015 Best Plants finalist by IndustryWeek magazine. IndustryWeek annually recognizes outstanding companies across North America that deliver manufacturing excellence through leading-edge efforts to increase competitiveness, enhance customer satisfaction and create stimulating and rewarding work environments. The program's additional purpose is to encourage adopting world-class practices, technologies and improvement strategies. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.
"We are honored to be a finalist for the 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plants award. Pratt & Whitney North Berwick is a world-class operation with key initiatives and programs that emphasize customer service, quality, employee engagement, EH&S and leadership," said Mike Papp, general manager, Pratt & Whitney North Berwick. "An extraordinary degree of attention is devoted not only to producing the highest quality product, but also to the work-related concerns of our people producing that product. Simply put, safety, quality and ethics are among the plant's key priorities."
IndustryWeek honors North American plants for their comprehensive effort to achieve world-class manufacturing capability as well as improvements in manufacturing operations, strong quality systems and extensive employee involvement. The winners will be announced in January 2016, where IndustryWeek will give national recognition to the winners and spotlight their strategies for success.
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.