Airline invests $12.8 million and adds 85 jobs near Piedmont Triad Airport

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TAT Piedmont Aviation, a maintenance, repair and maintenance company, will expand operations near Piedmont Triad International Airport and create 85 jobs, according to an announcement from the state Monday. The company will invest $12.8 million to increase service capacity at its Guilford County facilities.

TAT Piedmont Aviation, a subsidiary of Israel-based TAT Technologies, has been in business for six decades. The company’s clients include Boeing, Airbus, Gulfstream, Delta Airlines, and FedEx, among others. The company specializes in maintenance, repair and overhaul services for auxiliary power units, landing gears, machining and painting. The TAT Piedmont project in Greensboro will add new test equipment, production tools and machinery to complement its existing operations.

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Tat Piedmont Aviation Will Invest $12.8 Million And Create 85 Jobs With Expansion Near Piedmont Triad International Airport.

“With our long history in North Carolina and especially in Greensboro, we are excited to announce our next growth initiative here in 2023,” Marty Servillion, general manager of TAT Piedmont Aviation, said in a statement from the state. “With our new APU MRO capabilities and state-of-the-art testing facility, we are very optimistic about the future growth of our footprint in this area.”

While salaries will vary by job role, overall new jobs for the company will generate an average wage of $51,706, adding an estimated $4.3 million to the region’s economy each year in salary increases. The median wage for residents of Guilford County is $57,190.

The $200,000 performance-based grant from the One North Carolina Fund will help facilitate the expansion of TAT Piedmont.