Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Carolina in the News

Check out the recent media mentions of sustainability-related programs, practices, and people at UNC: 

Tax incentives for GE expansion a win-win 
Star News (Wilmington, NC) 
GE Aviation is investing $195 million to expand four facilities in North Carolina and add 240 jobs by 2017. GE Aviation’s investment will help secure North Carolina’s future as an aerospace manufacturing hub. John Kasarda, director of the Center for Air Commerce at UNC–Chapel Hill, commented that these advanced materials manufacturing sites “are the leading sectors, the fastest-growing parts of the industry.” “They are cutting edge, and I think it bodes well for the future of the aerospace business in North Carolina.” Read more » 

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