Aerospace & Defense


TX: Rolls-Royce Secures New Jet Engine Test Facility in Fort Worth

January 16, 2018

Rolls-Royce signed a lease to take over the entire 440,000-sq-ft former Texas Aero Engine Services facility, of which the testbed is a part. more >>


UT: Parker Hannifin to Move Additional Repair Operations to UT, Add 74 Jobs

January 12, 2018

Mfgr of motion & control technologies & systems will relocate more operations to UT, invest $2.8M. more >>


MN: Emerson Planning $15M Chanhassen Expansion, Adding 80 Jobs

December 14, 2017

Technology & engineering manufacturer to renovate its Chanhassen, MN, manufacturing facility, increase production capacity. more >>


KS: Spirit AeroSystems to Invest $1B in Wichita Expansion, 1,000 Jobs

December 8, 2017

Fabrication & defense mfgr to make one of largest investments in KS history, create 1,000 jobs for sheet metal mechanics & others. more >>



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McHenry East Site

October 1, 2017

11 buildings with two miles of paved road. There is a remote operated gate and security camera system with all utilities available. 66,000+square... more >>


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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 Exports Doing Well, Could Do Even Better

December 20, 2017

David Melcher, president of the Aerospace Industries Association, speaks at AIA's Annual Aerospace and Defense Media Luncheon. 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 >>



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Stone County Mississippi Strikes the Right Balance and Is In the Middle of It All

October 1, 2017

Surrounded by lush national forest, yet positioned in the heart of a dynamic industrial-military corridor. A place of timeless traditions and 21st... more >>


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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 | December 1, 2017
Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings   

A qualitative framework that looks at all countries & U.S. states to provide aerospace companies information to improve manufacturing supply chains. More>>


White Paper | May 3, 2017
Engine for Growth: Analysis and Recommendations for U.S. Space Industry Competitiveness   

Report discusses the U.S. space industry that today delivers hundreds of billions of dollars in economic activity, but is undergoing dynamic change. More>>


White Paper | May 3, 2017
2017 Global aerospace and defense industry outlook   

The 2017 Global aerospace and defense outlook reviews the industry’s performance in 2016 and expectations for 2017. More>>



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Articles

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The Lone Star State Sees Texas-Size Growth Companies Go Big in Texas

By: Governor Greg Abbott

Why is Texas consistently ranked as one of the best states in the nation for business? You will want to delve into this article to know.   More>>


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Kansas is Nationally Renowned for Business and Quality of Life

By: Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D.

Kansas, the center of the heartland of America, is a prime location consideration for a variety of industry and a good life. See why.   More>>


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Indiana: Taking Business to the Next Level

By: Governor Eric Holcomb

Want your business to be among innovators and architects of the future? Learn more about Indiana, the Hoosier state.   More>>


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New York State: Where Tomorrow Starts Today

By: Trade & Industry Development

Take a look at New York state with a talented & diverse workforce, historic improvements in infrastructure & unique, competitive incentives.   More>>


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Ohio: A History of Invention, A Proud Legacy of Innovation

By: Governor John R. Kasich

Over the last 200 years, Ohio has been home to life-changing pioneers and technology. Learn about a state on the fast track to major growth.   More>>