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Alabama team makes business connections at Aerospace Alliance event

Alabama aerospace industry

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

Greg Canfield: Team to showcase Alabama at Farnborough Air Show

Alabama aerospace industry

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

Alabama aerospace industry

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

Alabama aerospace industry

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...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Having mastered auto, Tuscaloosa targets aerospace

Alabama aerospace industry

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

Alabama aerospace industry

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...

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Thriving Southeast Alabama aerospace sector seeks additional lift

Alabama aerospace industry

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

Team Alabama takes aim at aerospace growth at Farnborough Air Show

Alabama aerospace industry

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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