Some of Boeing's major suppliers said Friday that they do not expect the production cutback the airframe company announced last week to have a major impact on their earnings either this year or next. Pratt&Whitney said it took action back in October, announcing that it would eliminate about 2,000 positions over the next two years. "Nothing that Boeing said surprised us," a spokesman said. The employment cutback at Pratt was "driven not only by the Asian situation but by ...

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