Pratt & Whitney, in collaboration with the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), plans to set up a technology accelerator in Singapore, which serves as a center of excellence for technological advancement.
Technologies developed in Singapore They will be implemented across the company’s Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) chain. In addition, the center will help accelerate the development and implementation of technology integration projects at Pratt & Whitney’s four MRO facilities in Singapore over the next five years.
projects, which is expected to be worth at least $22 million, They will focus on Automation, Advanced Inspection, Connected Factory and Digital Twin, which will help improve connectivity and intelligence in the company’s MRO operations.
The Singapore technology accelerator will be located at Seletar Aerospace Park, at the heart of the Singapore aerospace industry ecosystem. It is expected to be ready for occupancy in the fourth quarter of this year.Will add 16 new positions, which the company plans to fill with full-time local employees.
“We are proud to work closely with the Singapore Economic Development Board to develop innovative solutions for Pratt & Whitney’s MRO operations. The Technology Accelerator explains how relevant and important role technology has played, and continues to play, in the aerospace industry. Pratt & Whitney has been innovating for almost a century and we look forward to this collaboration with the Singapore aerospace ecosystem towards Industry 4.0 transformation,” said Gilbert Sim, Director, Aftermarket Global Operations Technology and Core, Pratt & Whitney .