Piaggio Breaks Ground on New Production Facility

 - June 27, 2011, 4:10 AM

Piaggio Aero broke ground on June 15 for its new production plant in Villanova D’Albenga, Italy. Piaggio plans to move Avanti II parts and subassembly manufacture and engine manufacturing and MRO operations from its current plant in Finale Ligure to the new facility, with operations scheduled to begin in 2013. Avanti II final assembly will remain at the factory in Genova Sestri Ponente. The new facility is adjacent to the airport in Villanova D’Albenga, with direct access to the runway