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The Atom Goes to Work at Wilmington

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On March 20, 1969, General Electric dedicated its new Wilmington plant for the production of nuclear fuel and commercial nuclear reactor components. It is the largest plant of its kind in the world, covering more than half a million square feet of space on a 1,600-acre site. The plant will employ between 400-500 people with a payroll of over $4 million a year.