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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...

Greg Canfield: Team to showcase Alabama at Farnborough Air Show

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By: Greg Canfield, Alabama Secretary of Commerce LONDON, England – Over the next few days, Governor Robert Bentley and I will engage in more than 20 meetings with aerospace companies at the Farnborough International Air Show, which will play host to the global industry’s...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Gov. Bentley kicks off Team Alabama Farnborough mission

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LONDON, England — Governor Robert Bentley addressed a group of economic development leaders and city officials from around Alabama this morning at a London hotel, signifying the start of several intense days of business meetings and relationship-building networking at the Farnborough International Airshow meant...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Mobile Aeroplex evolves into aerospace innovation, training hub

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MOBILE, Alabama – Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley, the home of Airbus’ A320 Family Assembly Line in Alabama, is in the early stages of a transformation that its leaders believe will make the former Air Force base a hub for aerospace innovation, research and job...

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Having mastered auto, Tuscaloosa targets aerospace

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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Twenty years after Tuscaloosa landed a Mercedes-Benz assembly plant that turned Alabama into an automotive powerhouse, the city is ramping up efforts to recruit another advanced manufacturing sector: aerospace. Tuscaloosa Mayor Walter Maddox and officials from the city and county will...

Written by Jerry Underwood

EDPA’s Sewell: Alabama aerospace sector ready for takeoff

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Airbus’ decision to locate its A320 Family Assembly Line in Mobile has pushed the throttle up on efforts by Alabama economic development officials to accelerate growth in the state’s aerospace sector. [caption id="attachment_8319" align="alignright" width="192"] Steve Sewell of the EDPA[/caption] With...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Thriving Southeast Alabama aerospace sector seeks additional lift

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DOTHAN, Alabama – At the Dothan Regional Airport, Commercial Jet Inc.’s workforce has been busy converting Boeing 737 passenger aircraft into freighters at the company’s new facility, a significant addition to the thriving Southeast Alabama aerospace sector. Miami-based Commercial Jet announced plans for the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Made in Alabama to provide full coverage of Farnborough Air Show

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A team of top Alabama officials, economic developers and local leaders is heading to the Farnborough Air Show in a concerted effort to expand the state’s aerospace industry and win new jobs. During the show, which begins Monday, July 14, follow all the details...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Team Alabama takes aim at aerospace growth at Farnborough Air Show

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- With the Airbus assembly line rising in Mobile, top Alabama leaders, economic development specialists and local officials will head to the Farnborough International Air Show near London next week for talks aimed at expanding the aerospace industry in the state. Governor...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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