Skip to comments.New engines help boost hiring for GE River Works plant [Massachusetts]
Posted on 01/12/2019 10:14:55 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Like an island bathed in sunshine but surrounded by stormy seas, General Electric Aviations River Works plant is hiring at record levels and shouldering big aviation contracts even as GE works its way out of a corporate slide.
Company executives hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony a month ago to inaugurate the River Works assembly and shipping area for the new T408 helicopter engine.
The ceremony capped off GE Aviations success in landing a $143 million initial production contract in 2017 to build 22 engines to power a new Marine Corps heavy-lift helicopter.
State Rep. Peter Capano retired from a 29-year career with GE last week and said the T408 production spooling up this year is just the latest chapter in a River Works success story written since 2017.
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The city of sin,
You never come out,
The way you went in."
Was talking to a guy at a party, maybe 30 years ago, that was working there. He had transferred from another GE facility, and said that while he was interviewing at Lynn, his car was broken into.
Welcome to MA...
I’m glad to see GE Engines doing great...but I’m a Pratt-Whitney fan myself. Dad was an Engineer at Pratt for 45 years, before he retired.
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