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Pratt & Whitney Test Cell Expansion

Pratt & Whitney has built a long and distinguished record of providing top-of-the-line military engines to 31 armed forces around the world. Our military engines power front line fighters, such as the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, as well as the C-17 Globemaster III military transport and Boeing’s KC-46, the U.S. Air Force’s new airlift tanker.

Category :

Manufacturing

Client :

Pratt & Whitney

Facility Name :

Pratt & Whitney Test Cell Expansion

Location :

Columbus, GA

Facility Type :

Manufacturing Facility, Distribution Center

Industry :

Manufacturing

Square Footage :

105,620 SF

General Contractor :

Evans General Contractors

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. In an effort to centralize much of their engine repair and overhaul work, Pratt & Whitney contracted Rogers Mechanical Contractors to provide fast track design/build services for their new world-class jet engine maintenance facility.

Rogers Mechanical Contractors completed a factory expansion with accessory office. The 105,620 SF facility was constructed of precast panels with rigid insulation. A new 2’’ polyiso roof with 60 mil TPO membrane was installed over the existing insulation and membrane. New storefront doors and windows were installed with framing clear anodized low-e, high efficiency dual pane glass. An 8-ton crane system, balance machine and shroud were also installed.

This is the second renovation Rogers has completed for Pratt & Whitney, the first being their centralized military and commercial engine aftermarket repair and overhaul work center.