Pratt & Whitney cut 200 salaried positions across its US-based operations (including approximately 170 in Connecticut) this week as part of a restructuring initiative announced in March by parent United Technologies (ATWOnline, March 30). "It is clear that this is not a short-term economic downturn. Engine orders as well as maintenance, repair and overhaul activities are lower, requiring us to make difficult decisions," the company said.

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