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U.S.–Norway Relationship: Strengthening it Yields Dividends for National Defense - National Review
In Executive Order 13806, issued July 2017, President Trump ordered a comprehensive analysis of the assessment and strengthening of the U.S. manufacturing and defense industrial base. The sobering result from the analysis is that the U.S. is struggling: increasingly dependent on foreign suppliers, losing its domestic manufacturing capabilities, and suffering from a decline in science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills among its citizens.
Around-the-web  defense-sector  industry-reports  tech-transfer  u.s.-manufacturing  government-policy  norway  trade-policy  trade-agreements 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
How can A&D companies strengthen their workforce? - Industrial Insights - PwC
The A&D sector is enjoying strong growth, with transport aircraft orders at record levels and more dollars allocated for defense this year. But companies cannot deliver unless they have the right people—and that has A&D executives concerned
Aerospace  defense-sector  Around-the-web  this-week-436  workforce-development 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
Where are the best places for A&D companies to expand? - Industrial Insights - PwC
With optimistic short and long term projections, and additional cash generated by the tax reform bill, A&D companies may be considering expansion opportunities. In our latest edition of Aerospace attractiveness manufacturing rankings, we aggregate and analyze data to help companies figure out the best locations globally and within the US. This report can be a helpful tool in planning for future growth, optimizing manufacturing supply chains, and reexamining costs. Below are a few highlights from the report:
Aerospace  defense-sector  industry-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-436  insider-10-5-2018 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
DARPA has an ambitious $1.5 billion plan to reinvent electronics - MIT Technology Review
last year, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which funds a range of blue-sky research efforts relevant to the US military, launched a $1.5 billion, five-year program known as the Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) to support work on advances in chip technology. The agency has just unveiled the first set of research teams selected to explore unproven but potentially powerful approaches that could revolutionize US chip development and manufacturing.
defense-sector  research&development  basic-research  semi-conductor  electronics-industry  Around-the-web  this-week-432 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
America’s critical minerals problem has gone from bad to worse - DefenseNews
It is no secret that the United States has a critical minerals problem. As the Pentagon’s top acquisition official Ellen Lord said recently, “We have an amazing amount of dependency on China.” Lord called the findings of a forthcoming report on the defense industrial base “quite alarming,” and noted that China is America’s “sole source for rare earth minerals.”
mining  natural-resources  earth-minerals  supply-chain  china  defense-sector  Around-the-web  this-week-426 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
IU one of six universities helping Air Force 'invent the future today' - Indiana University
As the Air Force reviews its science and technology strategy, it's looking to the scientific community, higher education and business professionals to ensure it's staying on the leading edge of technological advances.
defense-sector  university-economic-development  public-private-partnerships  basic-research  applied-research  research-commercialization  STEM-workforce  Around-the-web  this-week-420 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Smuggling of U.S. Technology Is Outpacing Cold War Levels, Experts Say - The New York Times
Since 2013, nearly 3,000 people have been swept up by Homeland Security Investigations alone for trying to smuggle weapons and sensitive technologies — including circuits or other products that can be used in ballistic missiles, drones or explosive devices.
tech-transfer  defense-sector  Around-the-web  this-week-417  u.s.-manufacturing 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Publicly Funded National Labs Important to U.S. Innovation - AAF
Arguments for cutting the Lab’s innovation budget often ignore the role the Labs play in matters of national security (particularly with relation to nuclear weapons). Further, the energy innovation mission of the Labs is intended to leverage the national security expertise and technology the Labs possess to create technology that can be delivered to the private sector.
industry-organizations  think-tanks  government-policy  competitiveness  innovation  basic-research  research&development  defense-sector  energy  national-labs  Around-the-web  this-week-413 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Electric Boat 'Hiring Frenzy' Gives Economic Boost To Southeastern Connecticut - Hartford Courant
In southeastern Connecticut, where global military strategy is local, the construction of two submarines a year has been an elusive prize for years when just one submarine was built annually. A third is now being designed as production is planned for the new Columbia class.
defense-sector  connecticut  Around-the-web  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Made In Vermont: The U.S. Army's New Standard-Issue Helmet - Vermont Public Radio
The company will provide the standard helmet for U.S. Army soldiers in a deal estimated at a $100 million value, according to retired Lieutenant General Michael Dubie, who is now president of Revision Military Technologies.
defense-sector  vermont  u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-391 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Lockheed will move 650 missile jobs away from Sunnyvale - LA Times
Lockheed Martin will move 650 jobs in the legendary Trident missile program from Sunnyvale, Calif., to other states, the defense contractor said Thursday.
california  defense-sector  Aerospace  industry-reports  Around-the-web  this-week--378 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Pentagon Playing Key Role in Reshaping U.S. Industrial Future - National Defense Industrial Association
The Pentagon, notably, has been assembling a large network of government, private-sector and academic players in a bid to secure access to critical technologies the military needs, while also trying to motivate corporations to invest in advanced manufacturing research.
public-private-partnerships  defense-sector  government-policy  research&development  research-commercialization  applied-research  Around-the-web 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Pentagon told to boost manufacturing engineering education - Science - AAAS
The legislation creates a grants program for which companies, nonprofit organizations, and academic-industry consortia would be eligible as well as universities. It contains a broad description of what counts as an education program including classroom and lab activities, internships, faculty development, and recruitment, and a host of interactions with the private sector and national laboratories. Those activities may include training current and former members of the armed forces and their dependents. It also says the winning applicants should be dispersed across the country “to the maximum extent practicable.”
defense-sector  workforce-training  workforce-development  u.s.-manufacturing  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-374 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Bio research and manufacturing institute to be based in Manchester - New Hampshire Business Review
U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, and Kelly Ayotte, R-NH, and Governor Maggie Hassan, D-NH, announced that the Department of Defense will award $80 million over five years to establish a bio research and manufacturing institute in the Manchester Millyard.
government-policy  new-hampshire  Around-the-web  this-week-374  public-private-partnerships  research&development  defense-sector  biotech  research-commercialization  National-Network-for-Manufacturing-Innovation  u.s.-manufacturing 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Eastern Shipbuilding To design-build Patrol Cutters At Panama City, Florida Port - Area Development
U.S. Coast Guard awarded the largest vessel procurement contract in its history to Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida. Eastern Shipbuilding Group was selected to finalize its design and construct the first series of Nine Offshore Patrol Cutters to replace the Medium Endurance Cutters currently in service.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  ports  intermodal  defense  defense-sector  marine-industry 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Seemann Composites Expands Gulfport, Mississippi, Manufacturing Complex - Area Development
Seemann Composites, Inc., is expanding operations in Gulfport, Mississippi. The company will invest $4.6 million and creating 42 new jobs to accommodate a contract with the U.S. Navy.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  mississippi  south  manufacturing  gulfpork  defense  defense-sector  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Raytheon Company Opens Augusta, Georgia, Cyber Facility - Area Development
Raytheon Company opened its newest cyber facility in Augusta, Georgia. The company will deliver a wide range of cybersecurity capabilities to the U.S. Department of Defense, particularly the U.S. Army Cyber Command as it relocates to Fort Gordon.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  augusta  Georgia  cyber-security  high-tech  tech  technology  defense-sector 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Dynamic Air Engineering To Locate Corporate Hub In Catawba County, North Carolina - Area Development
Dynamic Air Engineering Inc. will invest more than $6.8 million to establish corporate operations in Catawba County, North Carolina. The company intends to build a 46-person workforce in Claremont during the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-carolina  south-carolina  jobs  Aerospace  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  defense-sector 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Tech transfer, domestic production play growing role in arms deals - Reuters
Technology transfers and commitments to build and buy equipment locally have become key determinants in which companies win global arms sales orders, U.S. industry executives say.
tech-transfer  defense-sector  industry-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-357-top 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
AGC AeroComposites Invests In Fabrication Machinery At Hayden, Idaho, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
AGC AeroComposites, a global composites and metal components and assemblies manufacturer for the aerospace and defense industry has invested in the development and deployment of a proprietary Automated Lay-up Machine for the fabrication of composite structures and components at its production center in Hayden, Idaho.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  Aerospace  defense  defense-sector 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Military should be in US-made running shoes - The Boston Globe
Massachusetts has a number of innovative manufacturers that have made the often-challenging decision to keep their labor force in the United States. The success of these companies demonstrates that it can be done, but we need to pursue policies that support their efforts. One such policy is the “Berry Amendment,” which states that when our military has an opportunity to buy American, US soldiers should train and operate with American-made uniforms and equipment.
u.s.-manufacturing  defense-sector  government-policy  new-balance  apparel  Massachusetts  Around-the-web  this-week-354 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Pentagon Hires Foreign Chips Supplier - WSJ
Globalfoundries, owned by Abu Dhabi, will make microchips for U.S. jets and spy satellites
semi-conductor  defense-sector  globalfoundries  new-york  vermont  Around-the-web 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
DOD, NSA Enter A New World Order: U.S. Is Now Dependent On Foreign Companies For Its Most Sensitive Electronics - Manufacturing & Technology News
Washington legislators have re-awakened to concerns over the Defense Department's inability to plan for and deal with what is now the final stage in the shift of American microelectronics production offshore. Congress wants the Pentagon to figure out how it is going to deal with issues associated with purchasing "trusted" electronics for military weapons and national security surveillance systems from foreign and foreign-owned producers.
tech-transfer  electronics-industry  defense-sector  government-policy  business-globalization  semi-conductor  applied-research  Around-the-web  this-week-354 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Bill to force Pentagon to shift to US-made sneakers may help New Balance - The Boston Globe
New Balance has been waiting for years for the Department of Defense to buy athletic shoes that are made in this country. If US Representatives Niki Tsongas and Bruce Poliquin have their way, the Boston sneaker maker won’t have to wait much longer.
u.s.-manufacturing  government-policy  defense-sector  apparel  new-balance  Around-the-web  this-week-352 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
The future of aerospace in Southern California - PwC Industrial Insights
The aerospace industry is currently undergoing a technological transformation. This is especially evident in Southern California, where demand for new, emerging technologies – like autonomy, artificial intelligence (AI), cloud computing, cybersecurity, robotics, advanced communications and analytics – is causing the boundaries between traditional aerospace and defense (A&D) and commercial technology companies to blur.
Aerospace  industry-reports  regional-reports  california  defense-sector  Around-the-web  this-week-351 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Harris Corporation Expands Workforce At Its Brevard County, Florida Technology Center - Area Development
Harris Corporation, defense contractor and an industry leader in technologies for defense, space, weather, air traffic management and electronic warfare, plans a major expansion of its workforce at its Technology Center in Brevard County, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  tech  technology  defense-sector  Aerospace  technology-center 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
UTC Aerospace Systems Opens Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory In Windsor Locks, Connecticut - Area Development
A unit of United Technologies Corp., UTC Aerospace Systems opened its new state-of-the-art Materials and Process Engineering Laboratory in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The company also established a Materials Engineering Center of Excellence at University of Connecticut.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  connecticut  new-england  Aerospace  center-of-excellence  defense-sector 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
EURO-COMPOSITES Group Expands Culpeper County, Virginia, Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
Luxembourg-based EURO-COMPOSITES Group, a company that manufactures advanced honeycomb composite materials used in aviation, space, industrial, and defense technology applications, will invest $10.5 million to expand its U.S. operation in Culpeper County, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  germany  manufacturing  Aerospace  defense-sector  virginia  south-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  headquarters 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Qorvo Invests $25 Million To Expand Its Guilford County, North Carolina, Operations Facility - Area Development
Qorvo, the global provider of radio frequency solutions for mobile, infrastructure, and aerospace/defense applications plans to expand its presence with the opening of a new facility in Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  Aerospace  defense-sector  high-tech 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
WGS Invests $6.76 Million In Troy, Indiana, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
WGS, a provider of cleaning, processing and light-to-heavy assembly services for manufacturers, plans to expand its operations in Troy, Indiana. The company expects to create up to 100 new jobs by the end of 2019 in Perry County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  indiana  midwest  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs  automotive-industry  defense-sector 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State’s Applied Research Lab celebrates 70 years - CentreDaily.com
ARL is one of just 13 University Affiliated Research Centers in the country, and of just five that work with the Navy. UARCs are a special category of college research organizations maintaining a “long-term strategic relationship” with the U.S. Department of Defense. Those relationships don’t get much longer in term than Penn State’s.
applied-research  research-commercialization  research&development  university-economic-development  Pennsylvania  Around-the-web  defense-sector  this-week-325 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Workforce issues in the A&D industry: Are companies prepared? - Industrial Insights - PwC
The aerospace & defense (A&D) industry is facing a unique workforce challenge. A&D continues to have one of the lowest attrition rates and, as a result, has more baby boomers than any other industry. However, as the economy continues to recover, retirements will undoubtedly increase. The “retirement bubble” may be 5-7 years away, but if companies don’t start planning for this inevitable shift, they could be caught in a bind.
workforce-development  Aerospace  defense-sector  industry-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-322 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Excellon Technologies Invests $2.135 Million To Expand Operations In Fort Wayne, Indiana - Area Development
Excellon Technologies Inc., a manufacturer primarily serving the aerospace and defense industries, plans to launch production of a new line of therapeutic products at its operations center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The expansion is expected to create up to 415 new jobs by 2019.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Aerospace  defense-sector  manufacturing  jobs  indiana  midwest  Fort-Wayne  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Aerojet Rocketdyne Begins Expansion At Its Camden, Arkansas, Operations Center - Area Development
Aerojet Rocketdyne, an aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets, began its planned expansion that will bring new programs and 85 jobs to its facility in Camden, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arkansas  south  Aerospace  defense-sector  jobs  clean-energy 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
NSA background, Maryland Tech Startup Incubator CIC, Cybersec - DC Inno
Founded in 2003 within the bounds of Fort Meade and supported by the NSA, the contractor-turned-tech incubator called the Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC) was once tasked with scouting the technology of private defense contractors.
innovation-centers  business-incubators  high-tech  defense-sector  Around-the-web  this-week-319 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
A Hybrid Manufacturer For A Hybrid Airplane: An Update On V-22 Osprey Manufacturing - Manufacturing & Technology News
The importance of a manufacturing renaissance for national power and security is clear: Without a strong manufacturing sector, the foundation for America's security is in jeopardy. No argument for this case is clearer than that of the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor, which both lands as a rotorcraft and flies as a plane. This hybrid aircraft has revolutionized not just the U.S. Marine Corps, but the manufacturers who produce it.
Around-the-web  defense-sector  this-week-319  u.s.-manufacturing 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin To Expand Workforce at Brevard County, Florida, Facility - Area Development
Lockheed Martin will expand its workforce, creating 130 new jobs by 2017 in Brevard County, Florida. The jobs will support the US Navy’s Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile program in Cape Canaveral.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  jobs  lockheed-martin  defense-sector  Aerospace  florida-space-coast 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based Raytheon Anschuetz USA Opens San Diego, California, Operations Hub - Area Development
Raytheon Company announces the launch of its new subsidiary, Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC, at its Integrated Defense Systems' division located in San Diego, California.
economic-development  site-selection  california  pacific-states  defense-sector  SAN-DIEGO 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Valkyrie Enterprises Expands Its Virginia Beach, Virginia, Operations Center - Area Development
Valkyrie Enterprises, a company that provides system engineering, engineering design, in-service engineering, technical services, training, maintenance planning and assessment for the U.S. Navy and Department of Defense agencies, will more than double its current footprint in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  defense-sector 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Raytheon Company Completes Expansion Of Its Factory Hub In Forest, Mississippi - Area Development
Raytheon Company completed a 20,000-square foot addition to its factory in Forest, Mississippi. Already one of the biggest factories in the state, the extra room will allow the company to support anticipated growth in airborne radar and electronic warfare systems.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  mississippi  south  defense-sector 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Plasan North America Expands Manufacturing Center In Walker, Michigan - Area Development
Plasan North America, Inc., a manufacturer of survivability solutions for ground-airborne platforms, advanced composite structures and active protection systems for the Department of Defense and other government agencies, plans to expand its manufacturing center in Walker, Michigan.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  michigan  midwest  defense-sector  manufacturing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Raytheon Expands Its Indianapolis, Indiana, Operations Center - Area Development
Raytheon, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets, plans to expand its operations center, creating 250 new jobs over the next few years in Indianapolis, Indiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  indiana  indianapolis  midwest  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  defense-sector  operations-center 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Smiths Detection Inc. Transfers Manufacturing Facility To Edgewood, Maryland - Area Development
Smiths Detection Inc. reported it successfully transferred manufacturing of its RadSeeker, a next-generation, hand-held radiation detection and identification device, to its U.S. headquarters in Edgewood, Maryland. The company said its move is part of the company’s strategy to integrate its core technologies and centrally grow its product and engineering expertise.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  maryland  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  electronics-industry  defense-sector  headquarters 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin doubles size of its Orlando Innovation Demonstration Center - Orlando Business Journal
Lockheed Martin's newly remodeled Innovation Demonstration Center at its east Orlando facility is now double in size, giving clients better access to see what the defense and support company offers in immersive simulation training and logistic capabilities.
innovation-centers  research&development  aerospace  defense-sector  orlando  florida  lockheed-martin  this-week-292  around-the-web 
february 2015 by areadevelopment
2015 Industry Perspectives - Strategy&
Our annual collection of industry perspectives addresses major trends, challenges, and opportunities for companies to consider in 2015 and beyond. Our experts developed their views from industry discussions, observations of shifting market dynamics, and skilled analysis of data in the sectors that Strategy& serves.
industry-reports  economic-forecast  aerospace  defense-sector  automotive-industry 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
TE Connectivity Ltd Opens Lab Hub In Menlo Park, California - Area Development
TE Connectivity Ltd., a world leader in connectivity, opened its TE Wearables Lab in Menlo Park, California. Exclusively focused on wearable technologies across consumer, medical, industrial and defense businesses, the lab serves as a collaboration center for TE's team of engineers, scientists and its customers throughout the design process.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  california  pacific-states  defense-sector  medical-industry  electronics-industry 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Fulton Bellows Expands Its Knoxville, Tennessee, Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
A 104-year old company whose products are utilized by several markets including aerospace and defense, industrial, automotive and medical, Fulton Bellows, will expand its operations by relocating and integrating new equipment to its existing Knoxville, Tennessee, facility.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  tennessee  south  automotive-industry  aerospace  defense-sector  medical-industry 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Transatlantic Approaches to Supporting Manufacturing - Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation
The EU supports companies, sectors, and scientific research, and continues to value national champions. The U.S. emphasizes the gravitas of the military dimension and basic scientific research as reasons for industrial policies.
government-policy  research&development  manufacturing  defense-sector  this-week-274  around-the-web 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
McKean Defense Group Expands Its San Diego, California, Operations Center - Area Development
McKean Defense Group has expanded its San Diego, California, operations center and relocated to a larger facility. The new office located at 4045 Hancock Street, Suite 220, provides the opportunity for McKean to co-locate staff with those from Cabrillo Technologies, a McKean subsidiary.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  operations-center  california  pacific-states  defense-sector 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
ForceX Invests $1.8 Million To Establish Operations Center-Headquarters In Nashville, Tennessee - Area Development
A provider of customized technology solutions for the security and defense industry, ForceX will open its headquarters and central operations hub in Nashville, Tennessee. The company plans to invest $1.8 million and create 175 jobs over the next five years at its new location at The Sheds on Charlotte development at 2200 Charlotte Ave.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  headquarters  operations-center  nashville  tennessee  south  jobs  defense-sector  high-tech  technology 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
UFP Technologies Expands Georgetown, Massachusetts, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
UFP Technologies, Inc., a producer of innovative custom-engineered components, products, and specialty packaging, expanded its manufacturing operations in Georgetown, Massachusetts. The addition of a new clean room and high volume production equipment broadens UFP Technologies’ substantial medical manufacturing capabilities, company officials said.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  Massachusetts  new-england  high-tech  technology  automotive-industry  aerospace  defense-sector  medical-industry  packaging  plastics  manufacturing 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Looks to 3D Printing, Avatar to Lower Costs - Fox Business
Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon's biggest supplier, is ramping up its use of 3D printing and virtual reality simulators to drive down the huge costs of producing national security satellites and safeguard profits in the face of reductions in U.S. defense spending.
lockheed-martin  aerospace  manufacturing  3d-printing  advanced-manufacturing  defense-sector  this-week-263  around-the-web 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
BAE Systems To Establish Production Center In Fort Wayne, Indiana - Area Development
BAE Systems, a global defense, security and aerospace company, broke ground its new Fort Wayne, Indiana, manufacturing site located near Fort Wayne International Airport at the corner of Ardmore Avenue and Airport Expressway. The company will retain more than 1,000 jobs at its new location, which plans to be a state-of-the-art engineering and production facility.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  indiana  midwest  defense-sector  aerospace  Fort-Wayne  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  manufacturing 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Northrop Grumman Dedicates St. Augustine, Florida, Aircraft Integration Center Of Excellence - Area Development
Northrop Grumman Corporation dedicated its Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in St. Augustine, Florida, adding 400 jobs and $102 million in capital investment to the region.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  florida  south-atlantic  defense-sector  aerospace  florida-space-coast  jobs  center-of-excellence  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
VadaTech Expands Its Henderson, Nevada, Production Center - Area Development
VadaTech, a manufacturer of products for the embedded computer market, opened its newly designed 72,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Henderson, Nevada, serving the telecommunications, defense, aerospace, medical, and industrial markets. The firm invested nearly $25 million in construction, along with new electronic manufacturing and test equipment to expand its operations center.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  nevada  mountaiin-states  matt  manufacturing  electronics-industry  aerospace  defense-sector  telecommunications  medtech  industrial-sector 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
AO Eyewear To Renovate Its Southbridge, Massachusetts, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
AO Eyewear, Inc., a manufacturer of Original Pilots, aviator sunglasses worn by members of the U.S. military, plans to renovate its 12,000 square foot manufacturing center in Southbridge, Massachusetts, and purchase manufacturing equipment.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  Massachusetts  new-england  manufacturing  defense-sector  military 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Raytheon Plans New 489,000 Square Foot Operations Center In Richardson, Texas - Area Development
Raytheon Company plans to move its Garland, Texas, operations to a new state-of-the-art office complex to be built at the CityLine development in Richardson, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  texas  southwest  matt  area-development-news  raytheon  defense-sector  military 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin Plans $80 Million Expansion At Its Orlando, Florida, Mission Systems and Training Center - Area Development
Lockheed Martin plans an $80 million expansion at its Mission Systems and Training facility in Orlando, Florida. The company, which plans to create 200 jobs, currently employs nearly 7,000 in Orlando. It is expanding the location due to a corporation-wide consolidation.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  florida  matt  south-atlantic  defense-sector  jobs  aerospace  high-tech  orlando  lockheed-martin 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Wyoming-Based Kennon Products Researches Impact Absorbing System For Military Vehicles - Area Development
Kennon Products Inc., of Sheridan, Wyoming, plans to research an impact absorbing system that could reduce injuries of military members involved in underbody blast, rollover and crash events, with assistance from a small business initiative grant.
area-development-news  site-selection  economic-development  matt  wyoming  mountaiin-states  defense-sector  military  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Siemens PLM Software Joins Digital Lab for Manufacturing Initiative in Chicago, Illinois - Area Development
A plan to design a $320 million Digital Lab for Manufacturing in Chicago, Illinois, will receive $70 million through a U.S. Department of Defense cooperative agreement. The $70 million award will be leveraged by additional commitments of $250 million from industry, academia, government and community partners.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  chicago  illinois  midwest  manufacturing  siemens  manufacturing-Institute  department-of-defense  defense-sector  matt 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Alcoa Is Founding Board Member Of National Lightweight and Modern Metals Innovation Institute in Detroit, Michigan - Area Development
Alcoa, a global leader in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing, is a founding board member of the country’s first manufacturing institute focused solely on light metals: the National Lightweight and Modern Metals Innovation Institute in Detroit, Michigan.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  detroit  michigan  midwest  metal-fabrication  innovation  manufacturing  innovation-institute  alcoa  aerospace  defense-sector  consumer-goods  maritime 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Performance Software Corp. To Establish Development Center In New Orleans, Louisiana - Area Development
A systems and software developer specializing in the avionics and defense industries, Performance Software Corp. will establish a software development center in New Orleans, Louisiana, with plans to create 58 jobs. The firm is evaluating real estate options for housing its software development center. In New Orleans the company also will develop new business in the energy and healthcare industries.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  louisiana  south  new-orleans  aerospace  defense-sector  jobs  software  energy  healthcare  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Team Air Invests $4.2 Million In Forest City, North Carolina, Manufacturing Center - Area Development
Team Air Incorporated will invest $4.2 million to locate a new manufacturing facility in Forest City, North Carolina, with plans to create 70 jobs during the next three years in Rutherford County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  north-carolina  south-atlantic  matt  manufacturing  jobs  HVAC  industrial-equipment  defense-sector  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Raytheon Places Electronic Warfare System Unit In El Segundo, California - Area Development
Raytheon Company's Space and Airborne Systems business combined several of its electronic warfare programs into a new mission area called Electronic Warfare Systems, with the new unit based at the company's El Segundo, California, campus.
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february 2014 by areadevelopment
High Performance Materials Manufacturer, Nanocomp Technologies, Inc. Relocates Headquarters To Merrimack, New Hampshire - Area Development
Nanocomp Technologies, Inc., a developer of performance materials and products composed of its unique carbon nanotubes, has been awarded an additional $18.5 million under the Defense Production Act Title III program to supply CNT yarn, sheet, tape, and slurry materials to the Department of Defense, as well as for commercial industrial markets.
economic-development  site-selection  headquarters  defense-sector  area-development-news  new-hampshire  new-england  matt 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Alion Science and Technology Opens Charleston, South Carolina, Operations Center - Area Development
Alion Science and Technology, a global engineering, technology and operational solutions company, supporting the Atlantic Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center in several high-priority projects, opened a new Charleston, South Carolina, office to improve access to Alion resources.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  charleston  south-carolina  operations-center  aerospace  defense-sector  area-development-news 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Raytheon Plans Expansion Of Its Forest, Mississippi, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development Online
Raytheon Company plans to increase the size of its Forest, Mississippi, manufacturing facility by more than 20,000 square feet and hire more than 150 new workers. The firm said it will increase capacity at what is already one of the largest defense manufacturing plants in Mississippi, a plant facility that encompasses 340,000 square feet. The new positions are expected to be added over time.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  manufacturing  mississippi  defense-sector 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
BOSH Global Services Expands Operations Center in Fayetteville, North Carolina - Area Development Online
BOSH Global Services will be expanding its operations in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The company plans to create 32 new jobs and invest more than $400,000 over the next three years in Cumberland County.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  north-carolina  operations-center  jobs  taxes-incentives  defense-sector 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
TSC Consolidates Facilities at Huntsville, Alabama, Research Park West - Area Development Online
A company that provides state-of-the-art sensor expertise and solutions to the Department of Defense, Technology Service Corporation consolidated its Huntsville, Alabama, facilities at a newly renovated Research Park laboratory, manufacturing and office space.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  alabama  defense-sector  manufacturing  office 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Breyden Products Invests $2.2 Million To Expand Its Columbia City, Indiana, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development Online
Breyden Products, Inc., a manufacturer of lacing tapes, twines and yarns for the military and aerospace industries, will invest $2.2 million to expand its headquarters in Columbia City, Indiana, creating up to 23 jobs by 2016. The company, which currently employs nearly 40 Hoosiers, plans to begin hiring for manufacturing positions by the end of the year.
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september 2013 by areadevelopment
Cyalume Technologies Holdings Relocates Corporate Headquarters To Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Area Development Online
Cyalume Technologies Holdings, Inc. will relocate its corporate headquarters from Massachusetts to a new facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, creating 25 jobs on the east coast of the Sunshine State.
jobs  fort-lauderdale  defense-sector  florida  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  matt  headquarters 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Lesleh Precision Invests More Than $4.7 Million In Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development Online
A production-type manufacturing facility, supplying components and assemblies to the firearms, powered semi-conductor, larger circuit breaker, fluid pump, mining and defense industries, Lesleh Precision, will relocate to a larger facility in Rostraver Township, Pennsylvania, adding at least 29 employees to its workforce. The company is projected to invest more than $4.7 million to support its expansion in Westmoreland County and purchase new equipment.
mining  manufacturing  jobs  defense-sector  firearms  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  Pennsylvania  matt 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Latest Army Contracts Could Mean $200 Million in New Biz for Michigan - Crains Detroit Business
Defense contractors could steer more than $200 million worth of new business to Michigan over the next 10 years out of a handful of awards from the U.S. Army in recent days — much of it to provide alternative energy and environmental services.
alternative-energy  michigan  around-the-web  defense-sector  economic-development  matt 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Palmer Manufacturing and Tank Expands Its Garden City, Kansas Location, Plans 50 Percent Increase In Workforce - Area Development Online
Palmer Manufacturing and Tank plans to expand its production center at 2814 West Jones Avenue in Garden City, Kansas. A manufacturer of steel and fiberglass tanks for companies in the oil and gas industry, Palmer anticipates creating more than 100 new jobs during the next two years.
manufacturing  jobs  defense-sector  workforce  economic-development  site-selection  kansas  matt 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
AAR Corp. Will Establish Its MRO Facility At Chennault International Airport In Lake Charles, Louisiana - Area Development Online
A defense contractor and provider of products and services to commercial airlines, AAR Corp., will establish a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul operation at Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The aviation contractor will retain approximately 250 former employees of a predecessor, Aeroframe Services, while creating 500 new direct jobs.
aerospace  jobs  defense-sector  louisiana  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
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