2nd fastest growing state for aerospace jobs

2nd fastest growing aerospace product/parts manufacturing sector in the U.S.

76% growth from 2007 to 2016

33% jobs growth 2012 to 2016

1,000+ aerospace/aviation-related companies

Higher education

10 aerospace/aviation-specific programs

23 engineering programs

40+ aerospace-related centers/research programs

Composite Center of Excellence at Lenoir Community College

Employers

  • B/E Aerospace Inc., Winston-Salem
  • Boeing, New Bern
  • Cessna, Greensboro
  • Curtiss-Wright Controls, Shelby
  • General Dynamics, Charlotte
  • HAECO Americas, Greensboro & Walburg
  • Honda Aero Inc., Burlington
  • Honda Aircraft Co., Greensboro
  • Liquip Int’l, Reidsville
  • Lockheed Martin, Raleigh
  • LORD Corp., Cary
  • NS Aviation, Winston-Salem
  • Northrop Grumman Synoptics, Charlotte
  • ProEdge Precision, Statesville
  • Purolator Advanced Filtration, Greensboro
  • Spirit AeroSystems Inc., Kinston
  • Triumph Actuation Systems, Clemmons
  • UTC Aerospace Systems, Charlotte

2016 Manufacturing jobs

5,921 aerospace product/parts

11,514 navigational, measuring, electromedical, control instruments

Sources: Development Counsellors International, https://edpnc.com, www.ncaerospace.org