GE Aviation's Durham-based jet engine factory gives update on jobs promise, preps new airplane engines

| July 28, 2016

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On the heels of a state-incentivized hiring binge, GE Aviation in Durham is undergoing costly manufacturing preparations for a yet-to-be released engine aimed at powering future 777s.

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