Company Name: FlightSafety International Inc.
Industry Sector: Aerospace and Aviation
Company Profile: Founded in 1951 as FlightSafety Inc., FlightSafety International delivers world-class professional training to operators of business and regional aircrafts, and supplies flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, military and government organizations. With learning centers located around the world, FlightSafety International offers more than 4,000 courses for pilots, technicians, flight attendants and dispatchers, and provides more than 1.4 million hours of training each year. FlightSafety has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers of 2021.
Company Website: www.flightsafety.com
- Type of Project: New Location
- Jobs committed: 113
- Jobs retained: 76
- Types of jobs: Positions include administrative, finance, human relations, legal, sales, and marketing positions
- Capital Investment: $3.1 million
FlightSafety International considered locations for a headquarters consolidation and relocation. The company is seeking cost-effective locations which will support long-term growth, talent recruitment, and workforce retention.
FlightSafety International plans to relocate its headquarters from Melville, New York to Columbus, Ohio in a new 35,000-square-foot facility. Ohio’s available workforce at an affordable cost attracted the company’s attention.
As the No. 1 supplier state to Boeing and Airbus, Ohio is a powerhouse producer of systems and parts for the aviation industry, leveraging an innovation network and, manufacturing knowhow. Ohio has the third largest Manufacturing Workforce in the U.S., the fifth highest number of top aerospace jobs in the nation, and is a top 10 state in aerospace according to Business Facilities.
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