ROLLS-ROYCE: FRENCH PRODUCTION SUPPORT FACILITY ANNOUNCED
Rolls-Royce is to start construction of a new 2,000 sqm production support centre in Le Haillan, near Bordeaux.
The facility, which will house offices, a workshop and a warehouse, will become part of the global Rolls-Royce support network. Support will also come from Rolls-Royce’s customer service infrastructure of more than 75 Authorised Service Centres, by On-Wing Services specialists in the USA, Europe, Middle East and Asia as well as a number of spare parts, lease engine and storage locations, all placed strategically around the world.
Dr Philipp Zeller, Senior Vice President for Dassault, Rolls-Royce, said: “While the Pearl 10X engine development programme for the Dassault Falcon 10X is making good progress, we are already working in parallel on establishing the infrastructure to support Dassault’s flight test activities and its production line. This new facility will further strengthen our partnership with Dassault and it will ensure the delivery of the class-leading customer support already associate with the name Rolls-Royce.”