The world's largest independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies has moved into its new facility in eastern Carolina.
The keys were handed over Thursday from the contractor to Spirit Aerosystems and work will begin in July.
Spirit plans to hire 1,000 workers. Two-hundred will initially be hired to start on the work in July.
The Global Transpark Center was renamed Thursday to the Spirit Aerosystems Composite Center of Excellence.
Lenoir Community College plans to train workers seeking employment with Spirit.