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Rolls-Royce Opens New Facility in Bristol to Build Revolutionary New Jet Engines
9 Jan 2020
Rolls-Royce have opened a new manufacturing facility in Bristol where components for new, more efficient jet engines will be built, securing 150 jobs.
The manufacturing centre represents a £25m investment by the company, and will use low-energy, low-emission processes, as well as maximising raw materials to reduce waste.
The main purpose of Rolls-Royce’s new advanced facility will be to manufacture fan blades and cases for its new UltraFan jet engines, designed to reduce CO2 by 25% compared to previous jet engines. The revolutionary new design is part of the drive within aviation towards achieving lower emission outputs.
Reference: Rolls-Royce (2020) "Rolls-Royce opens new facility in Bristol, UK to develop components for cleaner, quieter, more-efficient jet engines" Available at: https://www.rolls-royce.com/media/press-releases/2020/09-01-2020-rr-opens-new-facility-in-bristol.aspx (9/1/2020)
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