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GE and TEI Engine Industry in Joint Venture for Manufacturing Blisk in Turkey

TEI will become a specialized manufac

Issue 47

General Electric (GE) signed an important contract with TEI for the manufacturing of blisks at TEI’s factory in Eskişehir. Blisks are indispensable parts of LEAP motors of CFM International. TEI’s Chairman of the Board Dr. Hakkı Doğankaya and GE’s President and CEO Jeffrey Immelt announced the new manufacturing contract with a press conference. With this contract, TEI shall become a specialized facility in the production of blisks for the LEAP engines manufactured by CFM International – a joint venture of GE Aviation and French Company Snecma. 

In his speech at the ceremony GE President and CEO Jeffrey Immelt expressed that this partnership with TEI Engine Industries has been the stepping stone and first in country’s aviation sector considering GE’s strong past in Turkey. Jeffrey Immelt said, “This LEAP engine, which is a product of ecomagination stressing the importance we attach to the environment, is a symbol of a great step towards fuel and cost efficiency in the development of aircraft engine technology.  This initiation is in compliance with the goals of reinforcing the local manufacturing and supporting the exports for increasing the competitiveness of the country that is included in Turkey’s vision of year 2023”.

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