IMPORTANT PNAA NEWS
WASHINGTON STATE RANKED #1 IN U.S. FOR AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING
Read the Aerospace Competitive Economics Study by Teal Group
Washington State is the most competitive state in the U.S. for aerospace manufacturing according to the 2018 Aerospace Competitive Economics Study released June 6, 2018 by reknown aerospace analysts, Richard Aboulafia and Tom Zoretich of Teal Group and Evan Woods of Olympic Analytics.
The study ranks 50 states and the District of Columbia on 41 metrics, measuring everything from costs and industry, to labor and education, to infrastucture and the economy, as well as R&D and taxes and incentives. Washington outscored other states by a large margin on a weighted scoring system. Ohio, North Carolina, Kansas and Colorado rounded out the top 5. South Carolina, Boeing's southern assembly and delivery facility for the 787 Dreamliner, was ranked No. 22 on the list.
IMPORTANT INDUSTRY EVENT
The Inaugural Southeast Aerospace & Defence Conference
Mobile, Alabama • June 25-27, 2018
This conference brings together suppliers, OEMs, aerospace companies, financiers and investors. The event will unpack the ways in which suppliers are building for the future – from the introduction of new assembly lines, such as the Airbus/Bombardier C Series FAL to the ways in which innovative production techniques, such as the robotics underpinning the production of the Boeing 777X, will migrate to new products over the coming decade.