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Celebration for Rolls-Royce Campus Scheduled
October 16, 2009

Celebration to mark the start of construction at Crosspointe, the first Rolls-Royce aerospace manufacturing facility built from-the-ground-up in the US is taking place on October 19th, 2009. Located on over 1,000 acres in Prince George County Virginia, Crosspointe is the largest Rolls-Royce site by area in North America. In addition to manufacturing, the Crosspointe campus will also be home to two unique research partnerships – the Commonwealth Center of Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) and the Commonwealth Center for Aerospace Propulsion Systems (CCAPS) – founded by the Commonwealth of Virginia, the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Rolls-Royce and others.

Among those attending the celebration will be:
James M. Guyette, President & CEO Rolls-Royce North America
The Honorable Tim Kaine, Governor of Virginia
Dr. Charles W. Steger, President, Virginia Tech
Leonard Sandridge, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, University of Virginia
Henry Parker, Chairman, Prince George County Board of Supervisors
Tom Loehr, Executive Vice President, Rolls-Royce Crosspointe


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