Thursday, December 6, 2012

Mobile getting Safran

Global aerospace and defense company Safran Group of France will announce Thursday plans for a $2 million engineering center in Mobile, Ala., according to the Mobile Press-Register. The center at Brookley Aeroplex will create 50 engineering jobs and will be operated by Labinal Inc., a Safran subsidiary and Airbus supplier. Airbus is building a $600 million A320 assembly line at Brookley. A news conference is slated for 3:30 p.m. CST. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 12/06/12)