BEAVERCREEK, OH—GE Aviation has begun construction of a new assembly plant here that will make components for jet engines to power civil and military aircraft.

“This project is setting the stage for the future of this business by allowing us to serve our customers better due to lean productivity and an increase in flexibility as a workforce, that will improve and maintain our competitiveness for the future,” said Kristie West, general manager of GE Aviation.

预计将于2022年的第一季度完成280,000平方英尺的设施,并在2022年底完全运行。新设施将优化制造业务和先进的技术开发到一个设施,将七个建筑物的运营与七个建筑物相结合到一个设施中。葛目前有大约400小时,员工将位于新设施。

GE Aviation’s new facility will focus on new technology development as well as new product introduction. The facility will develop and manufacture gas turbine engine components and mechanical systems for a variety of industries, including aviation, space, defense, and oil and gas.