MTU to hold aerospace expo

Oct 10, 2018

HOUGHTON, MI--   The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan is holding an aerospace expo at Michigan Technological University next week. 

AIAM officials say it will be an opportunity to form connections between potential customers, talent and suppliers. On-site buyers will include GE Aviation, Parker Aerospace, RCO Aerospace, Woodward, Bell Helicopter, and Cessna Aircraft. Attendees will also be able to tour nearby Calumet Electronics.

The expo takes place Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tech’s campus.

Pure Michigan Business Connect says Michigan is a key location for aerospace supply chain and engineering companies. The state has 17 universities and technical schools with aerospace and aviation curricula and is the top state for employment per capita of mechanical, industrial, and aerospace engineers.