Two new composite fan blade manufacturing plants coming online this month for Safran, representing hundreds of millions of dollars in investments, is just the latest bullish sign of the Paris-based company’s confidence in the CFM Leap-1 engine and in the U.S. market. And at least one U.S. supplier is betting its business on it, too. A recently completed plant in Rochester, N.H., and another to be finished in Commercy, France, this month are designed to help Safran ramp up from 1,400 ...


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