Fri., March 18, 2011 2:38pm (EDT)

Milledgeville Getting More Jobs
By Josephine Bennett
Updated: 3 years ago

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.  —  
Triumph Aerostructures Vought Aircraft Division facility  Milledgeville (photo courtesy Triumph Aerostructures)
Triumph Aerostructures Vought Aircraft Division facility Milledgeville (photo courtesy Triumph Aerostructures)
A Milledgeville manufacturing facility is expanding, and adding up to 300 jobs. According to the Atlanta Business Chronicle the expansion is worth 36-million dollars.Triumph Aerostructures Vought Aircraft Division makes parts for aircraft manufacturers like Boeing, Gulfstream and Sikorsky. The 622-thousand square foot facility already employs close to 500 people. Last year Triumph Group purchased Vought for 984-million dollars. Milledgeville has been greatly impacted by the recession losing several manufacturing jobs.


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