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  • QuEST Global Engineering Expanding Engineering Center in East Hartford, Connecticut

    Published on November 4, 2010

    United States: 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.