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Oklahoma and Louisiana: states of intent

As competition for attracting FDI intensifies, carving out a niche and offering expertise in a particular field could be the best strategy. Karen E Thuermer looks at two US states which have done this in the aerospace and iron and steel production sectors

Robust growth for Latin American aerospace

Aerospace investment projects into  Latin America grew robustly from  2003 to 2009, with last year the best  on record.


Poland's valley of the wings takes off

Poland’s ‘aviation valley’ around Rzeszow has 70 years of history in the aerospace industry but is achieving fresh success thanks to its highly skilled workforce, low labour costs and its innovative approach to training, reports Ginanne Brownell.

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The aerospace industry plots a steady course

Karen E Thuermer reports on a string of major aviation and aerospace projects that have taken place in the past 18 months.

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Growth written in the stars for space and defence industry

The global recession had little effect upon the space and defence industry, with the UK recording particularly impressive figures. 

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Georgia’s cutting edge

Supported by astute government initiatives and integrated with local educational institutions, Georgia has become one of the most productive regions for aerospace in the US.

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Mexican aerospace cluster is on the up

The aerospace cluster in the Mexican region of Nuevo León offers  excellent opportunities to second- and third-tier companies wanting  access to the US market and beyond. Now the state government is trying to attract companies at the first-tier level.

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Leaders in the space race

fDi analyses key statistics relating to investment in the aerospace sector between 2005 to 2009.

US soars in aerospace index

The fDi inaugural Aerospace Manufacturing Investment Competitiveness Index has found the US to rank high above other well-established locations.

Aerospace: Airbus and Boeing’s FDI strategy

Airbus and Boeing are both preparing for take off with their new aircraft and the arch rivals are providing a lift for the entire commercial aerospace sector. Karen E Thuermer reports on the worldwide impact for manufacturers, suppliers and researchers.

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