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Alabama aerospace rivals compete at Farnborough

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LONDON – Alabama’s economic development team at this week’s Farnborough International Airshow faced plenty of competition from other states seeking to make...

Alabama researchers probe futuristic propulsion system

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- At Redstone Arsenal, the cradle of the nation’s rocket program, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Boeing Co., NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and the Arsenal are working together to probe a futuristic propulsion system that could send explorers to Mars...

Written by Jerry Underwood

At Farnborough, Alabama universities play role in aerospace talks

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LONDON, England – Team Alabama’s secret weapon at the Farnborough International Airshow is the state’s education community, which has played a strong supporting role in efforts to recruit new aerospace investment and jobs at the industry’s global trade event. Representatives from the University of...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Boeing Alabama research center to bring new innovation

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – A Boeing Co. research and development center being established in Alabama’s Rocket City will become an innovation hub that helps the aerospace company identify technological advancements critical to the company’s future, a Boeing official said. “Our new research center in Huntsville...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Governor Bentley: Aerospace success laying foundation for growth

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LONDON, England — After announcing projects that will create more than 700 aerospace jobs in the state, Governor Robert Bentley said today that Team Alabama’s work at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow has laid the groundwork for additional growth in a sector he has identified...

Written by Jerry Underwood

GKN Aerospace opens Alabama composite design engineering center

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LONDON, England -- GKN Aerospace announced today that it has opened a new composite design engineering center at its Advanced Composite Structures (ACS) facility in Alabama, enhancing the capabilities of the Elmore County operation that serves major North America-based manufacturers. GKN Aerospace officials joined...

Written by Jerry Underwood

SES to create 450 jobs with expansion of Huntsville operations

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LONDON, England – Science and Engineering Services LLC (SES) announced today that it expects to add 450 jobs in Huntsville over the next five years as part of a nearly $70 million expansion of its Alabama manufacturing operations. SES officials made the announcement at...

Written by Jerry Underwood

GE Aviation to bring additive manufacturing to Auburn facility

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LONDON, England -– GE Aviation, a global leader in jet engine and aircraft system production, today announced plans to bring high volume additive manufacturing to its facility in Auburn, making the facility the first of its kind to mass produce additive components for the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Airbus, HPM execs talk Alabama A320 assembly plant

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MOBILE, Alabama – Construction work on the Airbus Alabama passenger jet production facility is moving forward on schedule, with the steel skeleton of a logistics center soon to rise near the assembly hangar already standing at the Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley site. Two of...

Written by Jerry Underwood

NASA Marshall engineers complete tests on 3-D printer for space station

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center last month completed tests on a 3-D printer that showed the innovative device is ready to be launched to the International Space Station later this year. NASA says 3-D printing, also called additive manufacturing, carried...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama team makes business connections at Aerospace Alliance event

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LONDON, England – Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and the state team at the Farnborough International Airshow connected with aerospace industry executives and others today at a gathering hosted by the Aerospace Alliance, a partnership that unites Alabama and other Gulf Coast states. [caption id="attachment_8485"

Written by Jerry Underwood

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