West Chester-based venture wins $1.8M federal contract

10:48 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 West Chester & Liberty Twp
CFM International Inc. in West Chester Twp. won a $1.8 million federal contract from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command for engines, turbines and components. CFM is a 50/50 joint venture between GE Aviation and Safran. GREG LYNCH/STAFF

A Butler County-based venture formed by two larger companies is getting federal dollars.

CFM International Inc., of West Chester Twp., won a $1.8 million federal contract from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command for engines, turbines and components, according to a government release.

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CFM is a 50/50 joint venture between GE Aviation, which a subsidiary of General Electric, and Safran, a French multinational aircraft engine, rocket engine, aerospace-component, defense, and security company.

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