Vermont: Between the Montreal and Connecticut aerospace hubs, the Green Mountain State occupies a crucial location within larger companies’ supply chains.
$2 billion/year economic output
(Approximately the same as Vermont’s dairy industry)
3,600 aerospace workers
In a state with fewer than 650,000 people
250 small- and medium-sized enterprises
Boeing - 23 suppliers represent $88.1 million of spending, support 2,800 jobs
GE Aviation - Directly employs 1,400 people; 65 suppliers
- Precision machining
- Maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO)
- Landing gear
- Fuel gaging, sensors, sensing systems
- Electronics, electrical systems
- Guidance system parts
6% state sales tax exemption for aircraft MRO parts
Access to Canada’s $28 billion aerospace industry: Vermont Aerospace & Aviation, Aéro Montréal agreement facilitates supply chain opportunities.