, a wholly owned subsidiary ofGeneral Dynamics
has announced plans for a $300 million, seven-year expansion of its manufacturing and service facilities in
. The work site will expand nearly 70 per cent in size by 2012, creating 1,100 new jobs.
First opened in 1967, Gulfstream's
"In the past four years we've seen strong, steady growth in our industry," Gulfstream President Bryan Moss said. "From 2004 to 2005, we experienced a 12 per cent increase in aircraft production at our
Gulfstream will work with the local technical college to provide targeted training to fill the newly created jobs.
Its Long-Range Facilities Master Plan includes doubling the size of the service centre, a new manufacturing facility, an engineering building, an independent fuel farm and new paint hangar.