Pratt & Whitney Sets Up New Center In Bengaluru
HARTFORD, CT (IANS) – Global aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney on February 13 said it has established its new India Digital Capability Centre in Bengaluru.
The new center will accelerate innovation and drive digital and business transformation for Pratt & Whitney worldwide.
According to Pratt & Whitney, the facility will be co-located with its engineering and supply chain operations centers of excellence.
The expansion of Pratt & Whitney’s digital technology presence in Bengaluru will allow us to leverage India’s aviation and technology talent and accelerate our digital transformation,” an official said.
Pratt & Whitney has begun recruiting its first tranche of employees for the IDCC and is expected to grow to over 300 employees by 2027.
With $40 million already invested in engineering and supply chain operations centers in the last two years, Pratt & Whitney continues to grow its presence and contribution to India’s aerospace ecosystem with this additional multi-million-dollar investment in the IDCC.
Pratt & Whitney’s other investments in-country include an India Customer Training Center in Hyderabad and its research & development collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.
It has sourced nearly $55 million in the past 10 years from leading aerospace suppliers in India and sourced over $500 million in engineering services into India over the past two decades.