Reading, OH: General Electric Aircraft Engine (GEAE) and General Tool Company (GTC) recently celebrated another first in their 70 year relationship: the completion of the test hardware for the new revolutionary engine, the GE9X. At GTC, project managers Rolf Carsjens and Amy Balcom, along with engineers Bob McCarter, Tim Brown, Kyle Hughes, Jim Cannon and Justin Speight lead the efforts to complete the complex assembly in record time to meet the GE timeline. The system was handed over to GE’s Program Managers David Campbell and Jim Hesketh and loaded for shipment. The teams celebrated their close collaboration and success; and also toasted the GE9x,”the world’s next great engine.”

COVID-19 Update

General Tool Company is operating normally at this time despite the increase in Covid-19 cases in the area. The safety and well-being of the GTC team members and their families continues to be our highest priority. We respectfully request that visitors be limited to only those essential for business conduct. All essential visitors must be pre-approved, screened upon arrival and are required to use appropriate PPE.