Alabama Governor Kay Ivey and Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield departed London today after two intensive days of meetings at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow that left them encouraged about growth prospects in the industry.
While at Farnborough, the Alabama team engaged in 16 appointments with executives at aerospace companies such as Boeing, Airbus, Leonardo, and GE Aviation. The team also participated in numerous informal meetings with industry officials.
“I was proud to lead the Alabama team at the 2018 Farnborough Airshow, where the ‘Made in Alabama’ brand continues to receive the stamp of approval from the aerospace/aviation industry,” Governor Ivey said.
“Our combined efforts this week culminated in the announcement of two expansions of Alabama companies, while firming up commitments for future investments and identifying new prospects that are very interested in locating in Alabama.”