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Alabama targets aerospace industry ascent with Airbus suppliers, new technologies (video)

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MOBILE, Alabama – With aerospace executives in Alabama for an industry conference, the state’s top economic developers are moving forward with plans to target the Airbus supply chain and pursue projects that involve advanced materials and additive manufacturing, also called 3-D printing. Alabama Secretary...

Written by Jerry Underwood

SpeedNews aerospace conference draws industry figures to Airbus Alabama home

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MOBILE, Alabama – As an organizer of high-profile aerospace industry conferences, Joanna Speed sits at the controls of discussions about innovation, technological advancement and production breakthroughs. Today, Speed brings the conversation to the Alabama hometown of Airbus’ first U.S. passenger jet production center. The...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Airbus topping out ceremony at Mobile Aeroplex marks project milestone

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MOBILE, Alabama – In a twist on a construction project tradition, a 21-foot steel tree was hoisted to the ceiling of the Airbus Final Assembly Line hangar this morning as work crews marked another milestone with a topping out ceremony at Mobile Aeroplex at...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson addresses 300 aviation suppliers at event in Germany

Airbus

HAMBURG, Germany -- Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson told aviation company executives at a conference today in Germany that the Alabama city is an ideal location for supplier operations tied to Airbus’ passenger jet production center, now under construction at Brookley Aeroplex. “I’m here today...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama leaders travel to Hamburg, Germany for Aviation Forum 2013

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Alabama Department of Commerce Assistant Director of Business Development Bob Smith and a delegation of Alabama leaders have traveled to Germany to attend Aviation Forum 2013, a conference in Hamburg that largely attracts aviation suppliers looking to work with aerospace giant...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Airbus announces orders for A320 family, shows off new innovations in Paris

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PARIS, France --  Governor Robert Bentley as well as representatives from Mobile and Baldwin Counties and the Mobile Airport Authority all held meetings with various executives at Airbus this week at the Paris Air Show. Those meetings were largely focused on ongoing plans for the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Hoar plans smooth lift-off for Airbus construction project in Alabama

Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama – Mike Lanier is sitting in the pilot’s seat for the most critical Alabama construction project since Mercedes-Benz built its assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County two decades ago – the Airbus Alabama passenger jet production center at Brookley Aeroplex. For Lanier, whose...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Developers launch AlabamaAerosupply, a website for aerospace suppliers

Airbus

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- A group of economic development organizations across Alabama have come together to launch AlabamaAerosupply, a website for aerospace suppliers interested in a facility location near the Airbus final assembly line. Airbus broke ground on its first U.S.-based assembly line at Mobile Brookley Aeroplex...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Mobile Brookley Aeroplex positioned to be anchor in growing aerospace corridor

Airbus

MOBILE, Alabama – Mobile Brookley Aeroplex, where Airbus is constructing a $600 million passenger jet assembly line, is positioned to become the anchor of an expanding Gulf Coast aviation and aerospace corridor. Airbus’ final assembly line at the Brookley complex will produce the A320...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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