Wind turbine blade manufacturer GBT USA (Global Blade Technology) announced in mid-September 2011 it would be opening a production plant in the U.S. has seen quite a bit of growth in the last four months. In that short time, GBT USA has secured two major blade production projects on the floor and is gearing up to start production on more. The company says it has increased the size of its U.S. team to include engineers, team leaders, and production staff. It expects to see the first blades rolling out the doors in April 2012. The Evansville, Indiana facility will have the space to produce molds and wind turbine blades in excess of 80-m long in a 45,000 ft2 production floor.
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