Earlier today, GE Transportation announced the construction of a new $35 million diesel remanufacturing plant in Grove City, Pennsylvania. In addition, GE Transportation will also invest $37 million in 2011 and 2012 in the existing Grove City facility for a total investment of $72 million.
The company plans to hire roughly 150 new employees for the new facility to join the approximately 100 employees who will transfer from the existing Grove City plant.
Combined with construction, expansion, and refurbishments in Erie and Forth Worth, the investments in Grove City bring GE Transportation's investment in United States manufacturing to $327 million in 2011. With the addition of these new employees in Grove City, GE Transportation has now announced more than 2,400 jobs in the U.S. in 2011. Read the full press release here.