The Southeast is home to some of the world’s most advanced manufacturing operations, as well as aerospace installations, a number of key NASA facilities and numerous military installations critical to the Department of Defense flight missions and training.
In order to capitalize on these unique abilities and assets, a group of business leaders, economic development professionals and government officials in the region came together to form The Aerospace Alliance, a 501(c)(6) private/public organization.
“to establish the Southeast region as a world-class aerospace and aviation corridor. The Alliance’s members share the common goal of promoting the region’s common assets and long-standing tradition of excellence in the aerospace industry to take advantage of opportunities to grow the sector in the region. Members will advocate for policies, programs and specific aerospace projects on the local, state and national level.”
By attracting major programs and projects, the region will also be more attractive to suppliers. This ripple effect will mean more jobs and will further enhance the region’s economic growth.
Other priorities will include the growth of the space initiatives in the Alliance, driven by those companies and states involved in the nation’s space program.
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