Aircraft Solutions USA, Inc. says it is moving forward with a building a $100 million aircraft recycling structure at Global TransPark in Kinston.
“The construction start has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the facility is still slated to be operational by the second quarter of 202,” the recycler says. “It will consist of one of the world’s largest hangars which will include dismantling, MRO and painting operations.”
“We are making some critical hires, including our interim CEO and our Head of Innovations, and are looking to start construction this summer,” general manager Sven Daniel Koechler said in a statement.
“Our state’s aerospace industry is taking off with the Global TransPark as a hub in rural eastern North Carolina,” said Gov. Roy Cooper. “From first in flight to first in skilled workers, global companies like Aircraft Solutions USA will find North Carolina to be a great place to grow and thrive.”
Once operational, Aircraft Solutions USA’s Kinston facility will recycle decommissioned commercial and military aircraft deploying a proprietary new recycling technology. This will enable the company to recycle many more aircraft each year than conventional methods enable.
“With our proprietary recycling technology, we can recycle many more aircraft per year; for instance, up to 70 additional twin-engine narrow body airliners,” said Koechler.
The Aircraft Solutions USA project will bring nearly $958 million to North Carolina’s economy. It is being partially facilitated by a Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) approved by the State’s Economic Investment Committee.
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
North Carolina Construction News is published by Construction News and Report Publishing Inc., with a regular bi-monthly magazine, weekly eletters and this website.
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.