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Personal VTOL Aircraft Take Off: What It Means for U.S. Manufacturing - Area Development
Aerospace and defense players are recognizing the potential opportunity of leveraging their existing capabilities to create and then dominate the emerging personal VTOL market.
area-development-features  Matt  Aerospace  defense  manufacturing 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Orbital ATK Expands Its Chandler, Arizona Production And Operations Center - Area Development
Orbital ATK, one of the world’s leading aerospace and defense technology firms, is expanding the company’s Launch Vehicles Division operations into an additional facility in Chandler, Arizona.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  arizona  southwest  Aerospace  defense  technology 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Quartus Engineering Relocates To Larger Quarters In San Diego, California - Area Development
Quartus Engineering Incorporated, an engineering and manufacturing firm supporting aerospace, defense, and optical industries, moved its corporate headquarters, offices and manufacturing space to a new facility at 9689 Towne Centre Drive in San Diego, California.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  SAN-DIEGO  california  pacific-states  manufacturing  Aerospace  defense  headquarters  corporate-headquarters 
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
ELTA Expands Howard County, Maryland, Production Facility - Area Development
Defense giant and Israel-based ELTA Systems’ U.S. affiliate, ELTA North America, signed a lease for 21,500-square-foot facility in Annapolis Junction, Maryland. The company plans to move next month, tripling its footprint in Howard County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  maryland  mid-atlantic  defense  Aerospace  israel  location-USA  FDI  high-tech  technology  tech  headquarters 
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
MCR Norfolk, Virginia Operations Center Awarded $8.1 Million NATO Contract - Area Development
McLean,Virginia-based MCR, a premier provider of integrated program management services to the U.S. government and allied nations, has been awarded a four-year contract for approximately $8.1 million by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to provide key program management and technical support services to Supreme Allied Command Transformation and Allied Command Operations.
economic-development  site-facility-planning-this-week  area-development-news  Matt  virgina  south-atlantic  defense  NATO 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
AM General Awarded $356.2 Million Contract To Increase Production At Its Mishawaka, Indiana, Assembly Plant - Area Development
AM General, a company that designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies and supports specialized vehicles for military and commercial customers worldwide, has been awarded a $356.2 million U.S. Government contract to manufacture 1,673 HMMWVs at its General Military Assembly Plant In Mishawaka, Indiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  indiana  midwest  defense  automotive-industry  manufacturing 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Precision Military Aerodynamics Expands Dunlap, Tennessee, Plant Facility - Area Development
Precision Military Aerodynamics, which manufactures parachutes for sporting and military use around the world, is investing $1.8 million to expand its facility in Dunlap, Tennessee.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Tennessee  south  Aerospace  defense  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Thales Expands Operations To Melbourne, Florida - Area Development
Thales, a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defense and Security markets, has chosen to expand its operations center to Melbourne, Florida. The company expansion will add 327 high-tech positions by 2020 with plans to develop a 100,000-square-foot facility to support advancement of innovative technology and solutions worldwide.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  defense  jobs  high-tech 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
France-Based Thales Expands To Orlando, Florida - Area Development
Thales, a France-based global technology leader for the aerospace, transport, defense and security markets, will expand in Orlando, Florida. The company plans on adding 173 new jobs in the region and investing $6.5 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  defense  france  jobs 
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
As presidential election nears, Hampton Roads defense economy faces major challenges, lobbyist says - pilotonline.com
Anyone wanting to know if Congress will provide enough money to keep stable Hampton Roads’ military-centric economy is going to have to wait until after the Nov. 8 presidential election, the region’s top Washington lobbyist said Thursday.
Around-the-web  Matt  defense  military  jobs  government-policy 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
High-Tech Defense Business Hub Created In Cambridge, Massachusetts - Area Development
The Department of Defense will create a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental for the eastern United States in Cambridge, Massachusetts. DIUx East will create a hub for collaboration between DoD and innovative companies to identify and leverage cutting-edge technologies, business practices, and ideas from unique sources.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Massachusetts  new-england  high-tech  tech  technology  defense 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
AKHAN Semiconductor, Inc. Upgrades New Production Facility In Gurnee, Illinois - Area Development
AKHAN Semiconductor, Inc., the global leader in diamond semiconductor technology, is deploying 200mm semiconductor manufacturing equipment and processes at its new production facility in Gurnee, Illinois.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  illinois  midwest  semi-conductor  manufacturing  internet-of-things  Aerospace  defense  industrial-sector 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Qorvo, Inc. To Open Manufacturing Plant In Guilford County, North Carolina - Area Development
Qorvo, Inc. will open a new facility in Guilford County, North Carolina. The company plans to hire 100 employees during the next three years. The global provider of core technology and radio frequency solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications plans to invest $25 million in North Carolina over that period.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-carolina  south-atlantic  jobs  mobile-technology  Aerospace  defense  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  high-tech  technology  manufacturing 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Will the aerospace and defense sector continue its upward trajectory in 2015? - PwC Industrial Insights Blog
The commercial aerospace sector is enjoying its longest and most profitable growth cycle in history – and there are no signs of a slowdown.
industry-reports  Aerospace  defense  Around-the-web  this-week-306 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Opinion: Drone industry in New Jersey: The Sky is the Limit - NJ.com
Drones are a hot-button, high-flying issue today, whether related to Obama’s war on terror, tracking felons on the run or monitoring illegal immigration from Mexico.
aerospace  manufacturing  defense  new-jersey  u.s.-manufacturing  around-the-web  economic-development  this-week-218  matt  uav-aerospace 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Obama Administration Launches Competition for Three New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes - The White House
The Obama Administration today announced that it is launching competitions to create three new manufacturing innovation institutes with a Federal commitment of $200 million across five Federal agencies – Defense, Energy, Commerce, NASA, and the National Science Foundation.
aerospace  manufacturing  defense  jobs  matt  white-house  government-policy  u.s.-manufacturing  around-the-web  3d-printing  additive-manufacturing  innovation  obama  energy  this-week-214 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
Texas and Virginia Officials Welcome Raytheon’s Relocation of Two Division Headquarters - Area Development Online
Raytheon Company will relocate two of its four business units to its existing campus facilities in Sterling, Virginia and McKinney, Texas. The company said its decision stems from consolidation intended to streamline operations, increase productivity and achieve stronger alignment with its customers' priorities.
site  defense  technology  texas  virginia  economic-development  matt  innovation  headquarters 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
Materion Barr Precision Optics & Thin Film Coatings Builds Multi-Million Dollar Expansion At Its Westford, Massachusetts, Facility - Area Development Online
Materion Barr Precision Optics & Thin Film Coatings, a company that provides a broad array of technologies including complex optical filters, filter arrays, lens coatings and optical thin film component assemblies, is building a 3,000-square-foot, class-1000, Wafer Coating Cell clean room, outfitted with the market’s latest infrared coating chambers and 3D patterning equipment, at its facility in Westford, Massachusetts. Materion said its addition will will significantly enhance its capability to manufacture low-defect coatings in high volume for the infrared wafer level, defense and consumer electronics markets.
defense  electronics-industry  manufacturing  Massachusetts  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin Opens Cyber Center Of Excellence In Ft Meade, Maryland - Area Development Online
Lockheed Martin opened its new 56,000-square-foot Cyber Center of Excellence in the Ft. Meade, Maryland area, which the firm said “has a seating capacity for 250 professionals.”
aerospace  defense  jobs  lockheed-martin  maryland  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
april 2013 by areadevelopment
Nanotherapeutics, Inc. To Invest $127 Million In Alachua, Florida, Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility - Area Development Online
Nanotherapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, will invest $127 million in an Alachua, Florida, manufacturing facility, where the firm plans to create 150 jobs. The facility is being established as a result of a biodefense contract awarded last month by the US Department of Defense.
defense  manufacturing  biotech  economic-development  site-selection  Florida  pharmaceuticals  matt 
april 2013 by areadevelopment
Manufacturers Brace for Sequestration Impact - ThomasNet.com News
There is the possibility that Congress will develop an alternative to sequestration. The clock is, in fact, ticking toward the next deadline, March 27, when the Continuing Resolution, signed by President Barack Obama in September to fund the federal government, expires. Unless a meaningful resolution is reached, aerospace and defense industries will likely face even greater uncertainty in their near-term planning.
aerospace  economic-recovery  defense  government-policy  sequestration  industry-reports  economy 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Intrex Aerospace Relocating To Thornton, Colorado To Expand Its Operations - Area Development Online
Intrex Aerospace, a precision Computer Numerical Control machining company dedicated to the aerospace and defense industries, is relocating to Thornton, Colorado, with plans to add 50 employees during the next five years.
aerospace  defense  jobs  colorado  economic-development  site-selection  cbre  matt 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
Defense Firms Seek Alternatives as U.S. Cuts Military Spending - WSJ.com
Companies move into healthcare, shut plants, woo foreign governments as pentagon cuts spending.
around-the-web  This-Week-197  defense  military  industry-reports 
january 2013 by areadevelopment
Defense Suppliers Must Plan For A Steep Decline; The Pentagon Will Not Be Able To Revive U.S. Manufacturing - Manufacturing & Technology News
The Department of Defense is in no position to help rebuild the U.S. industrial base, and is likely to aid its continued decline, according to a professor at the National Defense University. "I am not sanguine that defense can, in any serious way, lead a revitalization of U.S. manufacturing," says Dr. Gerald Abbott, professor of acquisition at NDU's Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
manufacturing  industry-reports  defense  economy  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
july 2011 by areadevelopment

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