Spreading its wings

  • 30-Jun-2008 08:31 EDT

GE Aviation announced a $30 million expansion of the GE Aviation Service Operating (GEASO) facility in Singapore. Expected to get under way in April, the expansion will increase total production square footage of the facility by 20%, from 200,000 to 250,000 ft² by the time the project is completed in mid-2009. The facility’s current workforce of 900 people is expected to grow by more than 30% over that five-year period. GEASO, launched in 1981, repairs and refurbishes high- and low-pressure turbine blades and vanes, combustors, rotating parts, and seals for aircraft engines for more than 100 customers around the world.

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