Categories: Aerospace & Aviation

Ohio has been a pioneer in the aerospace and aviation industries, evolving the early work of the Wright brothers into a hub for cutting edge aerospace and aviation innovation. Aviation and aerospace manufacturers have found a home in our state, relying on our geographic location, access to inter-modal transportation and one of the industry’s strongest supply chains. In addition to an abundance of aerospace suppliers and supporting manufacturing companies, you can partner with other Ohio companies and government entities to expand and grow your capabilities in Ohio.  

If you a supplier or manufacturer in the aerospace and aviation industry, looking for growth and expansion opportunities, Ohio is a prime place to ‘land’. Our state offers construction-ready sites for plants, geographic advantages for both U.S. and global markets, and a community of aviation and aerospace companies committed to innovation of the aviation industry, advanced air mobility, autonomous technology and more.

See how other companies in the aerospace and aviation industry are reaping the benefits of working in the state of Ohio. 

World’s Largest Private Jet Company NetJets Expands Global HQ in Ohio

Company contributes its 60 years of leadership to Ohio’s workforce and supportive environment
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NetJets, the world’s first and largest private jet company, flies to over 2,000 airports with operations in more than 150 countries. Given the decline in commercial passenger activity during the pandemic, NetJets has continued to scale up by offering a safe, more socially distanced way to fly. NetJets will improve its client services by consolidating operations and expanding its global headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.

FlightSafety International Relocates and Consolidating HQ in Ohio

FlightSafety International Relocates and Consolidating HQ in Ohio

Ohio will be a cost-effective solution which will support long-term growth, talent recruitment, and workforce retention
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FlightSafety International delivers world-class professional training to the aviation industry. The company plans to relocate and consolidate its headquarters from Melville, New York to Columbus, Ohio.

JobsOhio Enters into Agreement with Breeze Airways

Increasing air service is an essential component of economic development.
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JobsOhio entered into an agreement with Breeze Airways in two Ohio markets, Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) and John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH), to increase air service and competition. This is part of the JobsOhio Air Service Restoration program which allows Ohio to attract new air service and restore air service lost during the COVID-19 pandemic ahead of other communities across the U.S.

Ohio’s Commitment to Aerospace Innovation Sparks Resonant Sciences Expansion

Ohio investment will help company better serve aerospace and defense clients
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Resonant Sciences began in the Dayton region five years ago. Since then, the company has grown to almost 50 employees and is looking to continue its growth in the state. This growth will allow the company to further serve the aerospace, aviation and defense industries.

Precision Castparts Corp. Establishing New R&D Campus for Aviation Engineering and Manufacturing in Mason, Ohio, R&D Park

The new $128 million lab will be close to clients and resources to build a strong talent pool
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Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), a global manufacturer of complex metal components and products for critical aerospace and industrial markets, is investing $128 million in a new 31-acre R&D and manufacturing campus in Ohio. Business and economic development partnerships as well as proximity to multiple clients and commercial diverse engineering firms created the ideal environment for the company to test a new integration model.

Growing Aerospace Manufacturer Hydro-Aire Expands in Ohio with Over $8.5 Million Investment

Company will construct a second facility adjacent to its existing Elyria location
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Hydro-Aire Inc. — a division of Crane Aerospace & Electronics — has been doing business in Elyria for more than 100 years. At capacity in its current facility, the company is adding a second building to grow its product lines.

Consolidated Precision Products Expands in Ohio, Pledges 128 Jobs

Aerospace and defense component manufacturer’s new facility will use state-of-the-art automation
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To meet new market opportunities, Consolidated Precision Products needed to construct a new advanced manufacturing facility for aerospace and defense customers using state-of-the-art robotic and automation technology to produce in-demand products at competitive market prices.

Voss Industries Chooses to Stay in Northeast Ohio, Creating Nearly 60 New Jobs

Aerospace manufacturer will relocate to a larger and modern plant in Berea
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Voss Industries is one of the world’s leading suppliers of highly engineered products for a wide array of industries, particularly aerospace. Increased demand meant the company needed to find a larger and modern space for long-term growth in Ohio. In its search, Voss found the right location in Northeast Ohio to handle the expanding company and retain and grow its talented workforce.

New COTSWORKS R&D Center Will Be a FORCE in Aerospace Optoelectronics

Investment opens door for technology innovation in Highland Heights, Ohio
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As pressure from international competitors closed in on COTSWORKS, the company began seeking ways to build an R&D center. With support from a JobsOhio R&D Center Grant, COTSWORKS will establish its Fiber Optic Research Center of Excellence, or FORCE, which will be dedicated to aerospace optoelectronics. This facility will grow Northeast Ohio’s high-tech manufacturing capability and workforce and enable the company to better serve customers such as Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

JobsOhio Workforce Grant Helps Wilmington Company Launch New Training Program

Wilmington Aerospace company has received a workforce grant from JobsOhio to help train 100 new employees in aircraft repair and maintenance.
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Provider of aircraft maintenance, repair andoverhaul services at the Wilmington Air Park received a $315,000 workforce grant to train much-needed technicians.