Cenco awarded contract for a new aero-engine test cell and facility for Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries

Jeddah KSA, January, 13, 2014

Cenco (Safran) specializing in the design and manufacturing of engine test facilities announced today a contract with Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) for the turnkey construction project of a new 14 meter test cell facility in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This contract furthers the long-standing relationship between the two companies.

The new facility will enable SAEI to test GE90-94/115 engines as well as all the current engine programs such as CFM56-5B / 7B, CF34-8E / 10E, CF6-80C2D1F, B5F and V2500-D5 and provides growth for future engine programs such as Rolls-Royce Trent 700/900/1000, and GE Aviation GEnx-1B / 2B.

The new facility, planned to be operational by July 2016, will position SAEI as one of the limited elite companies in the world with this capability.

Contacts

Contact: Jim Fleming, VP Global Sales and Marketing, Cenco Inc. M: +1 6512060637 - jim.fleming@cenco.net

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