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Winkelmann Group to establish production facility in Alabama

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PARIS -- Germany-based Winkelmann Group, a high-tech manufacturer serving the aerospace industry and other industrial sectors, is creating an Alabama-based subsidiary that plans to invest $12 million to establish a metal forming operation in Auburn, creating approximately 50 jobs over the next five years.

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama team plans 10 meetings on first day of Paris Air Show

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PARIS – Alabama’s economic development team this morning held the first appointments in an aggressive Paris Air Show meeting schedule that will see Governor Kay Ivey talk with representatives of 21 aerospace companies over two days. Governor Ivey and Greg Canfield, secretary of the...

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Gov. Ivey talks Alabama aerospace growth at Paris Air Show

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PARIS – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama team in France for the Paris Air Show connected with aerospace industry leaders at an exclusive gathering sponsored by a partnership that promotes the Gulf Coast aerospace cluster for long-term growth. The Aerospace Alliance’s event today...

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Gov. Ivey kicks off Paris Air Show: ‘It’s a new day in Alabama’

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PARIS — Governor Kay Ivey urged an Alabama economic development team in France for the Paris Air Show this morning to work hard to position the state for more growth in an industry critical to Alabama’s future. Governor Ivey spoke to economic developers, elected...

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Northrop Grumman teams with UAH on student drone project

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From military ops to package delivery, drones are popping up everywhere, and Alabama college students are at the forefront of developing even more ways to control, use and defend against them. At the University of Alabama in Huntsville, a senior design class tackled a...

Written by Dawn Azok

CHECKLIST: Game-changing aerospace technology takes off in Alabama

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Innovation abounds in Alabama's aerospace and aviation sector. While big jets and space rockets get a lot of attention, there's plenty more head-turning technology happening in manufacturing plants, design centers and testing labs across the state. This work is worth showcasing as the aerospace world...

Written by Dawn Azok

Video highlights Alabama aerospace growth for Paris Air Show

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Alabama is a state on the move in the dynamic aerospace industry. Investment in the sector over the past five years has topped $1.5 billion. Exports of Alabama-made aerospace products and parts are surging. Employment is projected to spike. To make sure that growth...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Gov. Ivey to lead Alabama economic development team at Paris Air Show

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Governor Kay Ivey will lead an Alabama delegation to next week’s Paris Air Show, where the state’s leading economic development specialists will seek to build on momentum in Alabama’s growing aerospace sector. At the industry’s premier 2017 trade event, Governor Ivey...

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Alabama firms aim to turn Paris Air Show connections into new business

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WETUMPKA, Alabama – The leadership of Information Transport Solutions Inc. (ITS) trekked 4,500 miles to this month’s Paris Air Show to pursue a key strategic goal – build aerospace industry connections as the firm branches into the sector. “We want to be in the...

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U.S. states take aim at aerospace at Paris Air Show

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PARIS – Alabama had plenty of competition at this year’s Paris Air Show, with organizations from at least 15 other states exhibiting at the aerospace industry’s No. 1 business-development and trade show event. [caption id="attachment_10679" align="alignright" width="300"] The Made In Alabama booth was the...

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