By Wayne Faulkner
GE Aviation brought in $17.5 billion in orders for engines and services at the recent Farnborough Air Show in England, and the company’s plant in Castle Hayne is involved in almost all the business.
“It solidifies our future here,” said plant manager Kevin Prindable.
Hiring will be gradual and amount to about five to 10 people annually for the next four or five years, he said.
But the orders will spawn new technology.