A new plant being built by GE Aviation in Ellisville, MS should
be finished by the end of 2012, and fully operational in 2013,
according to the company's media relations manager.
Rick Kennedy told the Laural Leader-Call that the
preliminary work is nearly complete, and a general contractor for
the site will be selected in "a couple of weeks." The plant, the
second for GE Aviation in Mississippi, was announced last July by
Governor Haley Barbour and DE Aviation CEO David Joyce. It is
expected to cost some $56 million to complete.
Kennedy said that orders have increased significantly since the
new plant was announced. He said that job applications would be
accepted towards the end of the year. “We have seen continued
growth,” he said. “We really need this Ellisville