Save the date: GE Aviation opens doors at Ellisville plant

The Mississippi Development Authority says GE Aviation will officially open for business in Mississippi next week.

The aviation giant will open its new Ellisville facility at 135 Technology Boulevard on Tuesday at 11:00 AM.

The 340,000-square-foot facility will manufacture new aviation composite components. GE Aviation has committed to hiring 250 employees and investing more than $50 million by 2017.

David Joyce, president and chief executive officer of GE Aviation, will be joined by Gov. Phil Bryant, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker and U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo to celebrate the grand opening.

GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE, is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components and integrated systems for commercial and military aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. GE Aviation Systems LLC and GE Aviation Systems Ltd are subsidiaries of GE. For more information, visit

Source: Mississippi Development Authority

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