Rolls Royce brings jobs to Virginia with new plant

Posted at 6:06 PM, Nov 14, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-14 18:07:56-05

Prince George County (WTVR) – New jobs are coming to Central Virginia.

Aircraft engine maker Rolls Royce announced on Wednesday that it will build a new manufacturing plant in Prince George County. This will be the company’s second facility in the county. 

The new plant, which will manufacture airline engine parts, is expected to bring 140 new jobs to the area.

Rolls-Royce North America says construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2013, with the first components being produced in late 2014.