Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Aerospace articles below.
A new State Office of Broadband Development in Kansas is working to make sure rural parts of the state can get the same high-speed service as urban centers.
Commercial aircraft production and military defense spending will directly affect the growth trajectory of the aerospace and defense industry in 2019.
A diverse, highly educated workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit have made Israel a magnet for a wide spectrum of businesses, from startups to multi-national corporations.
The expanded aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) will create more than 275 new jobs.
The January / February 2019 issue features our annual State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards, our editor's picks for top utilities, and more.
A year after announcing investment plans at its Wichita, KS site, Spirit AeroSystems has announced new plans to hire an additional 1,400 employees.
The expansion will allow the company to double its number of employees in Newton, KS from 73 to 146 in the next five years.
A business-friendly environment and a can-do cooperative spirit smooth the way for relocating companies and for those who are planning new facilities or expansions in Mississippi.
From auto to aero and every sector in-between, companies of all sizes and backgrounds are achieving success with a Mississippi location.
Leveraging his state’s impressive assets, Gov. John Hickenlooper aims to plant Colorado’s flag on the summit of red-hot growth sectors like cybersecurity and unmanned aerial systems.
The company's “Blue Marlin” project will transform its aircraft-engine manufacturing operations at the Mobile Aeroplex into an advanced manufacturing facility.
Florida has a skilled workforce ready to fill 21st century jobs. The state produces more than 28,000 STEM-oriented graduates each year and more than 100,000 Floridians work in the aerospace sector.
The Kansas-based aerospace manufacturer expects the new research and development complex at its manufacturing site in Prestwick, Scotland to open in 2019.
Work has begun on Restore the Gorge, a $2.1-million project that augments Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $70-million revitalization of Niagara Falls State Park, aimed at strengthening the tourism industry in downtown Niagara Falls.
The regional airline will establish a U.S.-based flight training academy in Indianapolis that will train hundreds of aviation professionals each year, and plans to create more than 600 jobs in Indiana by 2028.
The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.
The Southwest Louisiana project will result in more than 600 new direct and indirect jobs as the aerospace company establishes a facility to customize aircraft interiors.
The new manufacturing facility will support F-35 production growth and is expected to bring more than 80 new jobs to Pinellas Park, FL.
Nations around the world are increasing their defense budgets; the sophisticated weaponry of the U.S. aerospace industry guarantees it will get a big slice of the pie.
The global security and aerospace company will invest more than $50 million to expand its Orlando, FL operations.
Spirit AeroSystems North Carolina, Inc. will expand its Kinston, NC operations with help from a performance-based grant from Lenoir County.
The company will expand its carbon fiber manufacturing plant, adding 90 jobs to its existing workforce in Decatur.
China is methodically preparing for global dominance of advanced technologies.
By slapping a hefty tariff on Bombardier, the U.S. fires the opening salvo of what may become a trade war with Canada and the U.K.
Plascore, Inc. will create 10-15 jobs at a new 73,500-square-foot addition in the City of Zeeland, MI.
The 2017 outlook finds global aerospace and defense industry revenues expected to surge to two percent growth, driven by higher defense spending.
The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time.
When people look up in Florida, they see more than just the sun shining. They see a bright future with a limitless horizon.
California-based Dynamic Air Engineering Inc. is investing $6.8 million to relocate to the city of Claremont in Catawba County, NC.
Michigan has a rich history of innovation, a skilled work force, and leading academic institutions prepared to engage in the emerging public UAS space.
From water technology and food processing to energy, power and control, companies in Wisconsin that recognize their mutual dependency and have formed partnerships to address common challenges are thriving and creating new economic opportunities.
Organizations in Michigan like the MEDC are encouraging and supporting startups in a way that isn’t necessarily available in other states, according to the CEO of Ann Arbor, MI-based SkySpecs.
LMI Aerospace plans to invest more than $17.5 million to expand its Washington, MO machining operation, creating 60 new jobs over the next three years.
After losing altitude for the past five years as defense cuts eliminated 185,000 jobs, the U.S. aerospace industry is growing in 2016.
Airbus plans to invest $1M in its Loudoun County, VA facility, making it the company's largest distribution center.
The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.
Known as the Sunflower State, Kansas boasts a highly skilled workforce, outstanding infrastructure, low operating costs and a location in the heart of America.
After several years of job losses, aerospace and defense sector employment is expected to grow in 2016 by more than 39,000 jobs in the U.S., according to Deloitte's new ”U.S. Aerospace & Defense Labor Market Study.”
Ohio-based GE Aviation will invest $200 million to build a pair of plants in Huntsville that will produce silicon carbide materials used to make ultra-lightweight ceramic matrix composite components for jet engines.
Figeac-Aéro will invest more than $20 million to expand its Wichita, KS manufacturing facility and build a new 68,000-square-foot building. The company plans to create 200 jobs during the next five years.