Sunday, June 16, 2013

Florida Exhibits At Paris Air Show

Governor Visits Paris - Hopes For New Aerospace Business

PARIS, FRANCE -- Today, Governor Rick Scott met with Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and Alabama Governor Robert Bentley at the Aerospace Alliance meeting in Paris. The Aerospace Alliance's goal is to establish the Southeast U.S. region as a world-class aerospace and aviation corridor. The Alliance promotes the region's common assets and excellence in the aerospace industry. Member states include: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Florida has an exhibit at one of the world's largest annual air shows

Gray Swoope, Florida Secretary of Commerce, and President & CEO, Enterprise Florida said, “Over the last two years Enterprise Florida has increased its collaboration with its partners to promote Florida on big stages. This year’s pavilion has to be one of the best to achieve our objective at the show, selling Florida products, telling aviation aerospace strengths and recruiting new businesses to the state. 

In addition to companies exhibiting, we have Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and communities from across the state here, giving prospective international businesses a great idea of Florida’s strong presence in the aviation and aerospace industry. There is no question that Governor Scott and our entire delegation came to compete for jobs at this year’s show.”

Companies participating in the Florida Pavilion include Aerospace Precision, an FAA and EASA Repair Station located in Hollywood, Florida, Loos & Co., Inc. Cableware Division, Associated Aircraft Manufacturing and Sales, JBT AeroTech, Future Metals, Turbopower, LLC, Commercial Jet – Advanced MRO Solutions, and BRPH Architects – Engineers, Inc.

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