East Hartford, CT, November 3, 2010: QuEST Global Engineering, a leading pure play engineering services provider, is adding a new third floor with 8,000 square feet and space for 80 engineers to its East Hartford, Connecticut center dedicated to providing engineering services to Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.
QuEST’s dedicated facility, is within two miles of Pratt & Whitney headquarters, and provides office space for more than 170 QuEST employees who serve Pratt & Whitney on aero engines design and project engineering services. With this expansion, QuEST will be able to continue to grow the valued services that it provides to Pratt & Whitney.
Ajit Prabhu, chief executive officer, QuEST; and Robert Harvey, senior vice president, Strategic Accounts, QuEST Global Engineering, inaugurated the QuEST facility expansion with Al Brockett, vice president Engineering-Module Centers, Pratt & Whitney; and Mahesh Patel, manager, Global Engineering Sourcing, Pratt & Whitney.
“QuEST Global has been a valued partner and we are delighted they are expanding their facility in East Hartford to provide us with the engineering services we require to meet the growing needs of our global aerospace customers,” said Al Brockett, vice president Engineering-Module Centers, Pratt & Whitney.
”The expansion of our dedicated center in East Hartford marks another milestone in our strategic partnership relationship with Pratt & Whitney. QuEST provides complete life-cycle integrated engineering services on both a local and global level,” said Robert Harvey, senior vice president, QuEST Global Engineering. “We will continue to provide a combination of functional and domain expertise through our Local-Global Delivery Model, to attain the highest level of customer satisfaction. This expansion will open up additional aerospace career opportunities and we look forward to aggressively growing our capabilities and services and the value we deliver to Pratt & Whitney.”
QuEST Global’s relationship with United Technologies and Pratt & Whitney dates back to 2002, when a dedicated engineering design team was first established in East Hartford. QuEST now serves five United Technologies divisions from 10 separate locations with more than 350 employees. QuEST’s East Hartford employees work on many key programs at Pratt & Whitney.
About QuEST Global Engineering:
QuEST Global Engineering is a diversified Engineering Services company, employing 2000 professionals across 13 global delivery centers. The company helps customers in aero engines, aerospace & defense, power generation, oil & gas, industrial machines, consumer goods and other verticals to cut product development and project costs, shorten lead times, extend capacity and maximize engineering resources availability by providing support across the complete product life cycle. We leverage our local presence and global reach to support engineering cost reduction initiatives for our customers.
About Pratt & Whitney:
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and commercial building industries.
About QuEST Global
For more than 20 years, QuEST Global has been a trusted global product engineering and lifecycle services partner to many of the world’s most recognized companies in the Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Energy, Hi-Tech, Medical Devices, Rail and Semiconductor industries. With a presence in 13 countries, 56 global delivery centers and 11,250+ personnel, QuEST Global is at the forefront of the convergence of the mechanical, electronics, software and digital engineering innovations to engineer solutions for a safer, cleaner and sustainable world. QuEST Global’s deep domain knowledge and digital expertise help its clients accelerate product development and innovation cycles, create alternate revenue streams, enhance consumer experience and make manufacturing processes and operations more efficient.
Anubhuti Agarwal: Anubhuti.Agarwal@quest-global.com
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