Alcoa looks for weaker 2017: Weekly analyst synopsis

Oct. 20, 2016: This week’s analyst summaries focus on continuing delivery shortfalls at Airbus because of delays in receiving Pratt & Whitney GTF engines; continued expectations Boeing will reduce again the projected production rate of the 777 Classic;… Read More

Alcoa lowers guidance, cites slowing jet sales, production ramp up

April 13, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Alcoa, a major supplier to Airbus and Boeing, lowered its 2016 guidance on anticipated lower demand for aluminum on lower orders for legacy commercial airliners and a slower than expected transition to… Read More

Pratt & Whitney: material considerations in next generation of engines

April 1, 2015: Panel discussion on Manufacturing and Product Technology at the Pratt & Whitney Media Days. Ed Colvin (EC), VP, New Product Development and Introduction, Alcoa Lynn Gambrill (LG), PW Chief Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering and Global Services…. Read More

Pratt & Whitney at inflection point

April 1, 2015: We’re at the Pratt & Whitney Media Days today and tomorrow. We’ll be posting running information in our usual format of paraphrased synopses for such events. This is PW’s 90th year. Panel Discussion: “Big Data”… Read More