GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — The ever-growing aviation business segment around Piedmont Triad International Airport is growing a little more than that.
Tat Piedmont AirlinesIn a press release, Governor Roy Cooper’s office announced the investment of $12.8 million and the introduction of 85 jobs, which are doing maintenance and repair work.
This adds more people behind the aviation salesmen who work for PTI. Boom above the sound And Honda Jet You may get bigger titles, but the so-called MRO companies, which include HAECO AMERICAS And Cessna planesAnd A big part of the process.
Tat specialist In auxiliary power units and landing gear systems for major aircraft and Serves dozens of manufacturersincluding the US Army, Boeing, Airbus, Honeywell, Gulfstream and their neighbors with Honda, Cessna and FedEx.
“With our extensive history in North Carolina and especially in Greensboro, we are excited to announce our next growth initiative here in 2023,” TAT General Manager Marty Cervilion stated in the release. “With our new APU MRO capabilities and state-of-the-art testing facility, we are very optimistic about the future growth of our footprint in this area.”
It did not specify how and on what date the investment would be made, but the new TAT jobs will pay an average wage of $51,706, the company announced. The state has provided a $200,000 performance-based grant from the One North Carolina Fund to help facilitate the expansion of TAT Piedmont.
“Aerospace companies of all stripes are choosing North Carolina as the best place to grow their businesses,” Cooper said in the statement. “The state’s investment in workforce training for this industry is really paying off, which is why quality employers like Piedmont Aviation continue to expand and grow in North Carolina.”
Cooper has been to PTI twice in the past 15 months to help with advertising and afterwards Laying the groundwork for Boom’s plans to build an airliner operator at PTI, and just last week Marshall Aerospace was reported to be considering a $50 million investment in Greensboro for maintenance facility that would provide 240 jobs, which would pay an average of $73,250. Greensboro and Guildford County Consider incentives.
But the TAT announcement showed that “there is no better evidence that the Greensboro and Piedmont Triad area are great places to do business,” said Rep. John Faircloth (R-High Point). “We are proud that Piedmont Aviation is a growing member of our strong aerospace industry group.”
“Industrial expansion like we’ve seen recently doesn’t happen by accident,” said State Sen. Michael Garrett (D-Greensboro), whose district includes PTI. “Many people and organizations have worked hard behind the scenes for many years to prepare our infrastructure and workforce systems to support airlines.” growing like Piedmont Aviation.”