aerospace/defense industry profile
Post on 05-Aug-2016
Embed Size (px)
DESCRIPTIONHuntsville/Madison County, Alabama Aerospace/Defense Industry Profile America’s Center for Aerospace Excellence
HUNTSVILLE/MADISON COUNTY, ALABAMA
Americas Center for Aerospace Excellence
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama =
280 Aerospace & Defense Companiesemploying nearly 30,000 people
Huntsville, Alabama: A Legacy of Innovation
Since the early 1950s,
Huntsville has been
a national center for
space and defense
as Rocket City USA,
we have built on the
legacy of the Saturn V,
through the Shuttle
era, and are leading
NASAs Space Launch
are the location of
choice for the best and
and scientists, and
we have been
by Inc., Forbes, and
The Wall Street
Journal as one of
Our local and state
business success by
providing a dynamic
education system, a
high quality of life,
a low cost of living
and doing business,
and the infrastructure
necessary for growth.
With the highest
engineers and tech
workers in the country,
the Huntsville region
is a smart place to live,
learn, work, and play.
INNOVATIONIS OUR DNA.
Cummings Research Park:3,800 Acres | 300 Companies | 29,000 Employees
Industrial and Research Parks/Sites
.COMDRIVEN BYSCIENCE.POWERED BYPEOPLE.
PROPELLINGSCIENCE SINCE 1962.
SPACE PLATFORMS, PAYLOADS & LOGISTICS
INTEGRATED REMOTE SENSING PLATFORMS
PRECISION ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES
COMPLEX SYSTEMS SIMULATION TOOLS
CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS SECURITY
DEFENSE SYSTEMS OPTIMIZATION
APPLIED GENETIC DIAGNOSTICS
2nd Largest Research Park in the U.S.
Redstone Arsenal:38,000 Acres | 41,000 Jobs
Total budgets managed: More than $50 Billion
14 General Officers & 123 SES Positions
Top Military Spending Locations FY2014
Sources: Defense Manpower Data Center, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Census Bureau, and Chmura Economics & Analytics
Research, Development, Test & EngineeringInnovative Application of Sciences & Technologies
Space Operations & Missile DefenseExploration & Defensive Capabilities
Intelligence & Homeland DefenseThreat Analysis & Explosives Training
Materiel ManagementAcquisition, Contracting & Sustainment
Huntsville is Positioned to GROWits Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Clusters
Huntsville Comparative Labor Market Analysis, Deloitte Consulting, LLC July 2014
Huntsville is one of 10 Google gig cities.
Huntsville Alabama U.S.U.S.Huntsville Alabama
Assemblers &Fabricators LQ*
Computer-Controlled Machine ToolOperators, Metal & Plastics LQ*
Aerospace Engineering & Operations Technicians LQ*
Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal & Plastics LQ*
Concentration of Direct Talent ThatSurpasses State and National Averages
Huntsville Alabama U.S. Huntsville Alabama U.S.
Highest Concentration of Engineersin the United States
2,000+ electrical engineers
1,000+ each of mechanical,
industrial & electronics engineers
All Architecture & Engineering Occupations LQ*Select Manufacturing Engineering Occupationsfor Aerospace & Advanced Manufacturing LQ*
*Location Quotient: concentration relative to state or national population.
Capacity to fill 10,000 additional advanced manufacturing positions through 2024.
Deloitte study, 2014
Huntsville is one of top metros to Power the U.S. Economy.
Huntsville ranked #1 for STEM grads.
Huntsville is #2 City in the U.S. for Tech Job.
Huntsville ranked #1 affordable place to live.
Huntsville is #3 City where your money goes the farthest.
Boston Business Journal
Huntsville ranked #3 Best Mid-Sized Cities to Make a Living.
Post-Secondary EducationTotal Enrollment = 25,500
Huntsville-Madison County Airport AuthorityHuntsville International Airport (HSV)International Intermodal Center (Air Cargo & Rail Cargo)Foreign-Trade Zone #83Jetplex Industrial ParkSecond Largest Runway in Southeast United States
Huntsville International Airport (HSV) is the largest commercial airport in North Alabama, serving more than 1.2 million passengers annually. The International Intermodal Center, located in the Port of Huntsville Global Logistics Park, provides a single hub location specializing in receiving, transferring, storing, and distributing international and domestic cargo via air, rail, and highway.
UAH ranks in the top 20 in the United States for both NASA and DOD research funding.
Calhoun Community College is the largest 2-year school in Alabama.
Post-secondary programs are highly aligned with aerospace, defense, and manufacturing research and workforce requirements.
Chip Cherry, CCEPresident & [email protected]
Lucia CapeSenior Vice President,Economic Development,Industry Relations &[email protected]
Mike WardSenior Vice President,Government &Public [email protected]
Erin KoshutDirector, CummingsResearch [email protected]
Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County225 Church Street NW, Huntsville, Alabama 35801, USA