GE Aviation, has announced the opening of its new systems manufacturing facility in Suzhou.
GE's facility in Suzhou is located at 200 Middle Suhong Road, Suzhou Industrial Park. This new facility covers 18,600 square meters and is ready to produce state-of-the-art autoclaved composite parts, mechanical fabrications, structural assemblies, and civil aircraft actuation systems.
Current plans are to ramp-up its staff to 200 employees in 2009. The facility will produce parts for aircraft such Boeing's B737, B777, and B787, the Airbus A320, A330, and A340 as well the Chinese ARJ21 regional jet.
Future plans include the addition of an electronics assembly and test capability.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of General Electric Company, is a manufacturer of jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial aircraft.