Source: The High Point Enterprise, N.C.
Oct. 05--HIGH POINT -- Could the Triad's aviation
sector become the type of industrial engine that textile and furniture
manufacturing used to be in the region?
Representatives of a new coalition of businesses, economic
development organizations, community colleges and local governments hope
"Aviation Thrives Here," a marketing initiative launched in August,
seeks to spotlight the aviation industry as an economic bright spot for
The goal is to raise awareness of the industry as an economic driver
and showcase job opportunities within the sector. There are at least 29
aviation companies in the Triad. The best-known are arguably those at
Piedmont Triad International Airport, including Timco Aviation Services,
Honda Aircraft Co. a Cessna Citation facility and a FedEx cargo hub. More here.