Rolls-Royce yesterday began construction of a $500 million facility in Prince George County, Va., that is slated to open in 2011 and will manufacture engine discs for Trent 900s, Trent 1000s and Trent XWBs. The site, dubbed Crosspointe, also will be used to "manufacture, assemble and test a range of aerospace components and products," Rolls said. President and CEO-North America James Guyette said the site will be "our first manufacturing facility built from-the-ground-up in the US." It ...

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