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The Fortune 50 aerospace company will establish a new manufacturing facility in Buncombe County, NC, creating 800 jobs by 2027.


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The Fortune 50 aerospace company will establish a new manufacturing facility in Buncombe County, NC, creating 800 jobs by 2027.

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Pratt & Whitney Investing Over $650M In North Carolina

The Fortune 50 aerospace company will establish a new manufacturing facility in Buncombe County, NC, creating 800 jobs by 2027.

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Aerospace Industry Innovators Propelled To New Heights In Mississippi

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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.

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

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.

Setting The Bar High In Nevada

A new bill, passed unanimously across party lines, updates and reforms Nevada’s RPS so that, by 2030, 50 percent of its electricity will come from clean, renewable energy.

Derichebourg Atis Aéronautique Picks Montréal For Canadian HQ

Over the next three years, the French company will create 130 jobs in Montréal to be closer to the city’s aerospace ecosystem and consolidate its North American operations.

Sizing Up Sites In Rural Tennessee

Henderson, Johnson, McNairy, Scott and Sequatchie counties are participating in a state program that will improve their inventory of available industrial sites.

Lockheed Martin To Invest $142M In Arkansas Expansion

The security and aerospace company will create 326 new jobs with the expansion of its center of excellence in Camden, AR.

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