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HUVRData set to launch in Austin, hire pilots.

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-based HUVRData, a drone data analytics startup, announced that it will hire 10-12 pilots and invest in technology and deployment trucks after a $2 million Series A round of funding. HUVRData was founded in 2014, and employs drone ...

Dallas startup Rise revolutionizes private air travel.

  DALLAS, Texas — Private airline startup Rise is shaking up commercial air travel by offering frequent commercial flyers an innovative new product: flight-share luxury private charters at prices comparable to commercial fares. Think Uber meets ...

Belcan can expand, add 100 jobs in Lexington.

LEXINGTON, Ky.– Belcan Corp. plans to expand its footprint and add 100 jobs to its facility in the Lexington Vine Center downtown. Belcan, an engineering services and technical staffing provider, will invest $1.2 million into the expansion. “The Belc ...

AgReliant Genetics growing a greenhouse in Lebanaon.

LEBANON, Ind. — Field seed company AgReliant Genetics is building a state-of-the-art greenhouses at its research facility in Lebanon. The company, which announced a $4 million expansion at its headquarters in Westfield in April, noted the new greenh ...

HABCO Industries to double Hartford workforce.

HARTFORD, Conn. – HABCO Industries, an aerospace equipment manufacturer, announced plans to hire 37 employees over the next four years. Aerospace industry original equipment manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney, General Electric and Boeing forecast 2 ...

Aerospace Precision expanding in Florida.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Aerospace Precision is bringing even more of its operations to Florida with the repair facility provider announcing 25 more jobs in the Sunshine State. At the 51st Annual Paris Airshow, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced that Aerospa ...

Pratt & Whitney plant grows in Wichita Falls.

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — City government is partnering with Pratt & Whitney Canada Component Repairs on a major expansion. Pratt & Whitney’s Wichita Falls plant will be gaining state-of-the-art technology for after-market component repai ...

McAllen hitches incentives to SpaceX’s rocket.

McALLEN, Texas — Spend a million, get $25,000. That’s basically the gist of an agreement the city of McAllen made with SpaceX to encourage the company to do business with McAllen enterprises. SpaceX is building a launch facility at Boca Chica nea ...

Boeing adding 900 jobs, investing $80M in Oklahoma City.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Boeing plans to invest $80 million to construct a 290,000-square-foot facility at its plant in Oklahoma City. Included in the project is more than 150,000 square feet of state-of-the-art lab space. The aerospace company will establi ...

Northrop Grumman announces major Florida expansion.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida’s aviation and aerospace industry received a major boost this week with the announcement Northrop Grumman would locate three new facilities in the state. The leading global aerospace and defense technology company is expe ...

Tulsa Tech Aerospace Academy takes flight.

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa Tech has announced the launch of the Aerospace Academy for area high school students that will begin this fall at the Tulsa Tech Riverside Campus. The Aerospace Academy is a pilot project that uniquely supports the call of busine ...

Kansas manufactures export growth.

KANSAS — Highlighted by gains in aviation and other important manufacturing sectors, Kansas exported $12 billion worth of manufactured goods in 2014. The $12 billion total is the third highest annual export value in state history. Kansas manufacturers ...

AgReliant Genetics seeding growth in Westfield.

WESTFIELD, Ind. — Corn seed company AgReliant Genetics is expanding its headquarters in Westfield. The company is investing $4 million in the expansion, which will create 31 jobs in the next 10 years. AgReliant’s expansion will include the remodel ...

Atlantic City to Miami, Nashville? No problem.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Air carrier Choice Aire will begin nonstop service from Atlantic City to Miami, Fla., and Nashville, Tenn., starting in May. The carrier, operated by Miami-based Swift Airlines, will begin service from Atlantic City International ...

Big Daddy’s Signs to hire in New Hampshire.

LACONIA, N.H. – Big Daddy’s Signs, a family-owned, Internet-based business that makes custom digital signs, has set up shop in Laconia, where it plans to hire 10 people during the next year. Formerly located in Winter Garden, Florida, Big Daddy ...