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March 6, 2014 - According to statement by AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey, AIA welcomes Obama's announcement of two new public-private manufacturing innovation institutes. It demonstrates a clear commitment on the part of the administration to strengthen American manufacturing and invest in innovative new technologies that will grow the economy and support national security. AIA is encouraged that so many member companies are already fully engaged with this initiative.

Aerospace Industries Association

1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1700, Arlington, VA, 22209-3928, USA

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AIA Welcomes Announcement of Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes

Press release date: February 25, 2014

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on President Obama’s announcement of Two New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institutes.

Arlington, Va. — AIA welcomes today’s announcement of two new public-private manufacturing innovation institutes.  It demonstrates a clear commitment on the part of the administration to strengthen American manufacturing and invest in innovative new technologies that will grow our economy and support our national security.

The aerospace and defense industry historically has been a leader in manufacturing and design innovation and has continually developed products and processes that benefit the economy and society at large.  It is exciting that these and potentially future institutes will be devoted to investing in the advancement of aerospace and defense technologies.

We are encouraged that so many of our member companies are already fully engaged with this initiative.  AIA and our Technical Operations Council have been particularly supportive of in the president’s vision and looks forward to the opportunity to partner with the government and companies across all sectors of the economy.

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Founded in 1919 shortly after the birth of flight, the Aerospace Industries Association is the most authoritative and influential trade association representing the nation’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of civil, military and business aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aircraft systems, space systems, aircraft engines, homeland and cybersecurity systems, materiel and related components, equipment services and information technology.

Daniel N. Stohr
Director, Communications
Aerospace Industries Association
1000 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1700
Arlington, Virginia 22209 USA
T: 703-358-1078 C: 703-517-8173
dan.stohr@aia-aerospace.org

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