Since then, it has grown to become the center of excellence for the Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engine series, while having expanded its customer base to serve a diverse and global mix of the world's leading airlines, low cost carriers and air-cargo operators. By 2017, it conducted more than 7,600 overhauls.Lim Kok Kiang, Assistant Managing Director of Singapore Economic Development Board said, "Pratt & Whitney is one of Singapore's first collaborations with major aerospace OEMs. We have deepened our relationship over the past three decades, which has seen Pratt & Whitney enlarge its portfolio of investments in Singapore. The expansion today demonstrates the continued attractiveness of Singapore as a prime location for aerospace companies to capture opportunities as Asia grows." Editor's Note 1: The GP7200 engine is developed by Engine Alliance (EA), a 50-50 joint venture between Pratt & Whitney and General Electric Co., and is derived from the PW4000 and GE90 engine. Editor's Note 2: Since entering service in early 2016, the GTF engine has demonstrated its promised ability to reduce fuel burn by 16 percent, to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by 50 percent to the regulatory standard, and to lower the noise footprint by 75 percent. About Pratt & Whitney 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. This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning future business opportunities. Actual results may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to changes in levels of demand in the aerospace industry, in levels of air travel, and in the number of aircraft to be built; challenges in the design, development, production support, performance and realization of the anticipated benefits of advanced technologies; as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in United Technologies Corp.'s Securities and Exchange Commission filings.
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