GE’s Middle River facility in Baltimore, Maryland is pictured above. In the last five years, GE has invested more than $200 million in the plant and in new program investments.

GE Aviation’s Madisonville, KY plant is adding 48 new machinist positions to help manage its growing volume, which is expected to increase by 8 percent this year at the plant compared to 2010. These are the first new positions for the Madisonville facility since 2007. The high-tech factory currently has about 600 employees who manufacture 250 different high precision parts, such as turbine airfoils and nozzles, for military and customer jet engines.

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