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July, 2020
PTP has expanded its professional staff with the addition of Joseph Syryla as Manufacturing Engineer and Estimator. The position is broad in scope, and includes several long-term objectives, including simplifying manufacturing and estimating processes, developing manufacturing techniques that reduce scrap, designing broach holders and managing continuous improvement efforts for several secondary manufacturing operations; specifically threading, broaching, milling, and stamping. Syryla was formerly a Manufacturing Engineer and Estimator for Thompson Aerospace.

U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z Viper

U.S. Marine Corps’ AH-1Z Viper

June, 2020
PTP congratulates its long-term customer, GE Aviation on its award of a five-year, $180 million contract by the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division to repair and overhaul T700 rotorcraft engines in support of the U.S. Navy’s MH-60 Seahawk, and the Marine Corps’ AH-1Z Viper and Bell UH-1Y Venom/Huey helicopters.


May, 2020
PTP congratulates its valued customer, Boeing, on their recent award, by the US Navy, of $3.1B in cruise missile contracts. Boeing will build the Harpoon and Standoff Land Attack Missile Expanded Response (“SLAM ER”) weapon systems in support of Foreign Military Sales.

Boeing last delivered the SLAM ER weapon system in 2008. In October 2019, Boeing began construction on a new 35,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility to support increased production for the Harpoon and SLAM ER programs.

December, 2019
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. and Juneyao Air celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first A320neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTFengines, a long-time customer of PTP. Shanghai-based Juneyao Air operates 17 Airbus A320ceo jets, covering both domestic and international routes.

December, 2019
PTP congratulates its valued customer, GE Aviation, on receiving an award from the U.S. Army for the continued production of T700 turboshaft engines in support of Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and other government agency program requirements through 2024.

The production contract is valued at more than $1B (USD) for as many as 1,700 T700 engines. These engines are manufactured at GE Aviation’s facility in Lynn, Mass.

June, 2019
PTP congratulates its valued customer, Atec, which received a Multi-Award Contract Supporting the U.S. Navy for the FRCs, Fleet Readiness Centers. The Equipment Procurement & Sustainment (“EPaS”) contract was Congressionally approved.

February, 2019
Precision Threaded Products has earned accreditation as a supplier of high strength fasteners by Collins Aerospace (formerly UTC Aerospace Systems-UTAS). Accredited suppliers are approved to do business with Collins Aerospace and other UTAS-approved suppliers.

In addition to UTAS certification, Precision Threaded Products PTP has a robust internal Quality Management System (QMS). It maintains AS9100/ISO 9001:2015 Rev. D certification, is GE approved, and holds a PWA LCS. It is included on DLA’s QSLM for Class 3 Threaded Fasteners. PTP is Federal Government / Military Build-to-Print approved.

April, 2018
PTP congratulates its valued customer, GE Aviation, on its recognition by Sikorsky for exceptional supplier performance.

GE Aviation achieved Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) Elite Supplier status after demonstrating exceptional quality, delivery and customer support performance related to Sikorsky’s UH-60 Black Hawk aircraft.

On March 15, GE Aviation completed its first flight test of the world’s largest jet engine, the GE9X. GE is building the GE9X for Boeing’s new 777x long-haul airplane. The GE9X engine lifted off March 14, under the wing of GE Aviation's Boeing 747 flying test-bed in Victorville, California.

March, 2018
PTP congratulates its valued customer, Aerojet Rocketdyne, on delivery of all the crew module engines for Boeing’s Crew Space transportation CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.

February, 2018
PTP congratulates its valued customer, Pratt & Whitney Canada, on the selection, by Dassault Aviation, of its ground-breaking PurePower PW800 turbofan engine to power the new Dassault Falcon 6X business jet. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. The PurePower PW800 engine is optimized for high-flying, fast, long-range business jets.