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GE Aviation to Invest $105M into Asheville Facility, Create 131 Jobs

March 2, 2018

“North Carolina is becoming a center for aviation and the aerospace industry,” Cooper said. “These jobs are advanced manufacturing jobs that pay an average of over $48,000 a year. Many middle-class families will get a boost in pay and a new job.” He added that GE Aviation has been “a great corporate partner in Western North Carolina.” That they’re doubling-down on the region shows that the region has desirable traits such as its “good, quality workforce,” he said.

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