Aerospace Companies, State Partners Explore Business Opportunities in Emery County

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What: Aerospace companies, along with state and local leaders, are traveling to Emery County to tour local businesses, present career options to high school students and host a community event.
The group will host a business breakfast, followed by site visits to:
  • Industrial Electric in Orangeville
  • EAO Services in Huntington
At Emery High School, select students will experience hands-on activities from leading aerospace companies and education partners. Activities include a 3-D Mars simulation from Lockheed Martin and a quadcopter from Hill Air Force Base.
The Aerospace States Association Utah Chapter, in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), is traveling to four rural Utah counties Oct. 4-6 to explore opportunities to bring the booming aerospace industry into local communities. Utah’s aerospace industry accounts for nearly 1,000 companies and more than 30,000 jobs in the state. Large companies such as Lockheed Martin are looking for small business suppliers, subcontractors and skilled employees.
Who: 
Lockheed Martin
L-3 Communications Systems West
Orbital ATK
Hill Air Force Base
Mike Mower, Deputy Chief of Staff, Governor’s Office
Val Hale, GOED executive director
Local county officials
Where: Emery High School
975 North Center Street, Castle Dale, UT 84513
When: Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
A detailed travel schedule and agenda is available online here. Best visual opportunities are highlighted in yellow below.
Event Agenda:
8:30 a.m. Community breakfast and Aerospace States Association presentation
9:15 a.m. Students gather in Emery High School auditorium for introduction
9:30 a.m. STEM exhibits open to students in gymnasium
11:00 a.m. Business delegation visits Industrial Electric
11:45 a.m. Business delegation visits EAO Services machine shop
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