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Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future.


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Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future.

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Latest: Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi - Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future.

Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi

Mississippi remains at the forefront of the nation’s aerospace industry as leading, innovative companies continue to grow in the state, creating the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the future.

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Florida Tech Time

The Sunshine State is used to making things grow, this includes its tech industry, where Florida is sprouting thousands of new jobs.

U.S. Department Of Commerce Invests $10.1M In West Virginia

The investment will support local strategies to spur business and job growth in West Virginia, including in Opportunity Zones. 

Skydweller Chooses Oklahoma City As Corporate HQ

The cutting-edge aerospace startup plans to increase operations to 120 aerospace engineering and field technician jobs in Oklahoma by 2024.

Industry Leaders L3, Jabil, 3 Daughter’s Commit To St. Pete, Florida For The Long Haul

Local economic development officials attribute St. Pete’s recent boom to a community-wide strategy called Grow Smarter, which identifies five target industry sectors primed for the most growth.

Aerion Supersonic Moving Global Headquarters To Florida

Aerion will invest $300 million to build a new state-of-the-art campus in Melbourne, FL, resulting in the creation of at least 675 jobs. 

Indian River Supports Local Businesses Through COVID-19

In Vero Beach, FL, the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce is supporting local business and encouraging manufacturers to produce personal protection equipment.

Taking High-Tech To New Heights In Arizona

In Arizona, advanced manufacturing is busy integrating new technologies into products and processes, transforming industries, outputs and the workforce they require to succeed in today’s global market.

Nashville International Airport: Growing In Tandem With Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee is one of the fastest-growing regions in the nation, and Nashville International Airport (BNA) is growing with it.

California Competes Tax Credits Are Awarded

The latest round of the Golden State incentives went to 14 companies who are expected to create 2,327 new jobs.

Louisiana: Advanced Aero Services Brings MRO To Shreveport

Aero’s maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at Shreveport Regional Airport will serve commercial airline customers. Plans include a narrow-body hanger.

The Aerospace Industry: Cruising To A Higher Altitude

Production-related issues and order cancellations slowed the commercial aerospace sector last year, but long-term demand for passenger jets remains robust.

American Airlines Investing $550M At Tulsa Maintenance Base

The project, which involves upgrades to nearly every building, will begin in early 2021 and is the largest investment ever made at a maintenance location in the airline’s history.

Gulfstream Investing $35M In Texas Expansion

The aerospace company will expand its operations the Fort Worth Alliance Airport in Denton County, TX, creating about 50 jobs in the process.

Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee

Over the next five years, the commercial airline will bring nearly 350 jobs to Williamson County, TN as it relocates the Operations Control Center (OCC) from Florida.

Contour To Add Airline Base At Indianapolis International Airport

The Tennessee-based regional airline's new nonstop routes will create up to 55 new jobs in central Indiana by the end of 2023.

Houston Company To Build Commercial Segment Of NASA Space Station

Axiom Space will build a privately funded platform that will attach to the International Space Station. The project will cost up to $2 billion and create approximately 1,000 jobs.

Spirit Airlines Breaks Ground On South Florida HQ

The airline will invest up to $250 million and create 225 new jobs at its new Broward County corporate campus.

Bombardier To Build Global Manufacturing Center In Ontario

The 1 million-square-foot facility in the City of Mississauga will have the capacity to build up to 100 aircraft a year and will support thousands of jobs.

Aircraft Solutions Investing Nearly $100M In North Carolina

The company will create 475 jobs at a new subsidiary at North Carolina’s Global TransPark to recycle aircraft parts and materials.

Pratt & Whitney Investing $30M In West Virginia Expansion

The aircraft and helicopter engine manufacturer will expand its Bridgeport, WV facility for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of PW800 engines.

Israeli Aerospace, Aviation Manufacturer Expanding In Virginia

Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. will invest in new headquarters operation and create more than 50 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA.

Chemetall Completes German Expansion Project

The new laboratory and office building in Langelsheim, Germany is part of the Surface Treatment global business unit of BASF's Coatings division’s commitment to aerospace customers.

Mississippi: Business Is Blossoming In The Magnolia State

Mississippi has reduced the amount of capital investment and the minimum number of jobs required to receive aerospace and data center incentives.

Parsons Corporation Expanding At Georgia Cyber Center

The cyber security technology provider will expand its operations at the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, GA by adding more than 80 new jobs.

Mississippi: Making The World Take Notice

With a world-class logistics network and a highly skilled workforce setting new standards for success in advanced manufacturing, Mississippi is aiming for the top.

Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama

Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville.

Eagle Aviation Technologies Expanding In Virginia

The composites design and fabrication company will create 75 new jobs at its manufacturing facility in the city of Newport News, VA.

Lockheed Martin Begins $142M Expansion In Arkansas

The company has broken ground for its Long Range Fires Production Facility, the first of many expansions at the company's site in Camden that will create 326 jobs.

Commander Aircraft Corporation Expanding In Oklahoma

The aircraft manufacturer will invest $8 million in a new production facility in Norman, OK for its Commander single engine aircraft. 

Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State

With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018.

Airbus Begins A220 Production At Alabama Facility

The aircraft manufacturer will add a second assembly line and hire more than 400 new workers at its Mobile facility.

Aireon Relocating, Expanding HQ In Virginia

The global air traffic surveillance systems company will create more than 50 new jobs in Fairfax County, VA over the next three years. 

Swiss Manufacturer Investing $13.6M In First U.S. Facility

Preci-Dip will create 100 jobs at its new electronic connector pin manufacturing facility in Bryan County, GA.

Arkansas: Job Creation Is Blossoming In The Natural State

April was a banner month for economic development in Arkansas, with a haul of more than $200 million in investment and more than 900 new jobs.

RADA Technologies Plans New HQ In Maryland

The aerospace and defense electronics company will add 80 new jobs in Montgomery County by December 2023.

Pratt & Whitney Creating 100 Jobs In Oklahoma Expansion

The aerospace company will make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade its existing facilities at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base.

Satair Investing $10M In Virginia Expansion

The aviation company will expand the Loudoun County Satair Customer Service Logistics Center that supports and services the Airbus global aircraft fleet.

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Curative Creating More Than 300 Jobs In Texas

With its expansion in Pflugerville, TX, Curative will hire over 300 workers to provide immediate response to the COVID-19 testing needed throughout the state. 

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