Pratt & Whitney Buys Engine Wash Company

 - January 19, 2011, 11:22 AM

Pratt & Whitney yesterday purchased the assets of Gas Turbine Efficiency, which provided the technology for P&Wπs EcoPower engine wash service. P&W has licensed the exclusive rights to the EcoPower technology since EcoPower launched the wash service in 2004. The EcoPower technology is patented and can help lower fuel burn by up to 1.2 percent, according to P&W, ≥eliminating three pounds of carbon dioxide emissions for every pound of fuel saved, while also decreasing engine gas temperature, thus increasing the amount of time an engine can stay on wing.≤ Andrew Tanner, vice president of product line management for P&W, said, ≥As an original equipment manufacturer, we are committed to helping our customers reduce operating costs and provide quantifiable environmental benefits. The acquisition of Gas Turbine Efficiencyπs aviation business supports this goal as we continue to offer the EcoPower engine wash service to customers around the world at competitive prices.≤

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