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Rolls-Royce revving up S'pore production

Aircraft-engine maker plans to increase output at its Seletar plant from 70 engines to 250 a year by 2017

"That's a hard, strong ramp up... (but) we had a good preparation period. So we are confident it will be fine," said Mr Asherson.


ENGINE maker Rolls-Royce, which has produced 70 Trent aircraft engines at its Seletar plant in Singapore - the company's first such facility outside the UK - just this year, plans to ramp up production to 250 a year by 2017.

"That's a hard, strong ramp up . . . (but) we