Aerospace & Defense


GA: Pratt & Whitney to Invest $386M, Create 500 Jobs in Muscogee County

February 16, 2017

Designer & manufacturer of service aircraft engines & auxiliary power units to expand its Columbus, GA, facility over the next 5 years. more >>


CT: Cyient to Expand Aerospace Mfg Operations in East Hartford, Hire 85

February 8, 2017

Multi-faceted aerospace engineering design & mfg firm relocated its U.S. HQ to E. Hartford & also expanding its delivery center at same site. more >>


AL: Aerojet Rocketdyne to Expand AR1 Engine Production, Add 100 Jobs in Huntsville

February 2, 2017

Leader in aerospace and defense to produce America's newest advanced rocket engine, the AR1, in Huntsville, Alabama. more >>


NY & CA: JetSmarter to Open Corporate Offices in NYC and Los Angeles

January 23, 2017

Leading private jet co. to open corporate offices in New York City & Los Angeles, add jobs in sales, customer relationship management & tech. more >>



Aerial

Wilkes County, North Carolina, Airpark

December 18, 2015

22 acres, shovel ready for aviation related business, paved taxiway, all utilities, 6,200’ runway with full instrument landing 24/7. more >>



Aerospace Industries Association Picks Indiana for 2018 Conference

July 15, 2016

Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) announced plans to host its Supplier Management Council conference in Indianapolis in the spring of 2018. more >>


UAS Entrepreneurs Set Sights on North Dakota

May 17, 2016

Since becoming U.S.'s 1st operational test site, Northern Plains UAS Test Site has attracted investment from leading aerospace co.s. more >>


First Airbus Aircraft Produced in the U.S. Takes Flight

March 23, 2016

The A321 took off from the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley in Mobile, Alabama, at 9:36 a.m., performed its test sequences, landed at 1:02 p.m. more >>


NASA Recognizes Outstanding Small Businesses with Industry Awards

March 18, 2016

SBIA awards recognize 1 small business prime contractor, small business subcontractor & large business prime contractor supporting NASA’s mission. more >>


Case Studies

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Mississippi Works — and Delivers   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Seeking a harmonious environment for your business? Discover Mississippi where people believe building business is the best option. More>>


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Lubbock, Texas: A Hub City of Powerful Industries   

By: Michael Popke

Check out this appealing city in the northwest quadrant of TX, population of ~245,000 — local business leaders are pleased with its progress. More>>


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Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia: Growing Prosperity   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Site selectors will be pleased to get to know Greenbrier Valley, West Virginia, a community with a unique perspective. More>>


Lawton-Fort Sill, Oklahoma: The City with a Plan Case study | April 30, 2012
Lawton-Fort Sill, Oklahoma: The City with a Plan   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Creating a strategic plan for economic growth can be done in many ways. The new Lawton-Fort Sill Economic Development Corporation is leading the... More>>


White Papers

White Paper | February 16, 2017
12 Mistakes to Avoid in Site Selection   

Study of a few critical mistakes site selectors can make that undermine analysis, lead to risk, higher cost, unfavorable operating conditions. More>>


White Paper | March 2, 2016
Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Evolution & Opportunity    

Startups to major global corps establishing UAS-based aviation services & solutions and there is continued growth projected for military UAS flights... More>>


White Paper | April 30, 2015
2015 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings   

PwC's analysis of U.S. state-by state aerospace comparisons weights average taxes, operating costs, industry size and educational attainment. More>>


White Paper | June 5, 2013
Economic Impact Analysis of Georgia's Aerospace Industry   

The economic impact study of Georgia’s aerospace industry measured the industry’s contribution to the state’s economy in 2011 by quantifying... More>>



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Articles

Texas Article | December 6, 2016
Innovation: A Texas Standard

By: Governor Greg Abbott

What is the winning formula Texas uses to strive to be a top state for business? The answers can be found right within these pages.   More>>


Kansas Article | December 6, 2016
Kansas: A Picture of Business Success Enhanced by Top-Notch Quality of Life

By: Governor Sam Brownback

Seeking a location with a superb business climate, infrastructure and quality of life? The state of Kansas is a haven for all of that.   More>>


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Missouri Advanced Manufacturing: Tech, Talent & Trade

By: Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon

Now is the time to learn how Missouri’s low-cost business environment helps businesses reach into new markets and grow existing ones.   More>>


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Kentucky - Momentum, Resources, Location Key to Vibrant Future for Kentucky Industry

By: Governor Matthew G. Bevin

Seeking to select a site in a state with economic momentum, moving in a positive direction toward the future? Then you need to discover Kentucky.   More>>


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California: Then and Now

By: Trade & Industry Development

California is now a great state for site selectors' consideration: its transformation in the last five years is nothing short of remarkable.   More>>