IMPORTANT PNAA NEWS
PNAA's 18th ANNUAL CONFERENCE WAS A SUCCESS
Soaring to Success: Productivity & Affordability in the NExT Aerospace Era
Thank you to all our conference attendees for coming to Lynnwood to spend some time with us. We hope you made some great new industry connections.
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PNAA IS QUOTED IN FORBES MAGAZINE
Read the Article: 3 Ways to Turn Suppliers into Partners
PNAA's Business Development Director, Fiona McKay, was quoted in an article by Forbes Magazine detailing the challenges that business face keeping up with the scientific and technological advances in engineering and design. To combat this changing landscape, a growing number of businesses are turning to greater supply chain collaboration. Learn how you can turn suppliers into partners.
WASHINGTON STATE RANKED #1 IN U.S. FOR AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING
Read the Aerospace Competitive Economics Study by Teal Group
Washington State is the most competitive state in the U.S. for aerospace manufacturing according to the 2018 Aerospace Competitive Economics Study released June 6, 2018 by reknown aerospace analysts, Richard Aboulafia and Tom Zoretich of Teal Group and Evan Woods of Olympic Analytics.
The study ranks 50 states and the District of Columbia on 41 metrics, measuring everything from costs and industry, to labor and education, to infrastucture and the economy, as well as R&D and taxes and incentives. Washington outscored other states by a large margin on a weighted scoring system. Ohio, North Carolina, Kansas and Colorado rounded out the top 5. South Carolina, Boeing's southern assembly and delivery facility for the 787 Dreamliner, was ranked No. 22 on the list.