Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan is a non-profit, member driven industry organization. It is a platform for aerospace leaders in the state to work together on a common set of priorities to strengthen and support the continued growth in the industry through talent attraction and new investment in Michigan.

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Business Network

The Aerospace Association of Michigan is a platform for companies to promote their products and services locally here in the state ultimately connecting them to a global market they would not have had access to otherwise.


Talent Development

Through our organization, members have the opportunity to collaborate with educators throughout the state to design programs that will develop the talent necessary to satisfy today's demands and tommorow's technology.


All Inclusive

A top priority for the Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan is to provide a collaborative voice for small, medium, and large companies representing all facets of the industry and geographic locations in the state.

Key Initiatives

Business Networking

Our networking events enable AIAM members to learn from the success of others, expand their industry knowledge and increase their business circle to gain new clients.


Manufacturing Benefits

AIAM memberships gain the ability to leverage Michigan’s multi-industry manufacturing base to strengthen and grow their business


We collaborate with educational institutions in the state to foster alignment of industry needs with curriculum development and research priorities.

Government Affairs

AIAM works between the legislative body in Lansing and companies across the state to address policy and tax reform that will keep our businesses competitive.

Our Sponsors


Macomb County


November 22, 2021

MI-GSO | PCUBED is a leading global project management consulting company. With over 30 years’ experience, providing access to more than 1900 consultants, and spanning more than 30 locations around the world, we help organizations achieve their most important goals through project management expertise. View MI-GSO | PCUBED Highlight


November 22, 2021

For over 60 years and based in Warren, Michigan, Eckhart designs, builds, and sustains advanced industrial solutions that enhance the quality of life. Eckhart’s proven portfolio of Industry 4.0 technology includes autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs), collaborative robot systems, traditional robotics, assembly automation & simulation, and Factory of the Future consulting for the world’s largest manufacturers.

JR Automation

November 22, 2021

Established in 1980, JR Automation is a leading provider of intelligent automated manufacturing and technology solutions that solve customers’ key operational and productivity challenges. JR Automation serves customers across the globe in a variety of industries, including automotive, life sciences, aerospace, and more. View JR Automation Highlight

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

October 18, 2021

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Highlight

Bradhart Products

October 18, 2021

Bradhart Products Highlight

L’Anse Manufacturing

October 18, 2021

L’Anse Manufacturing, Inc. Highlight

LM Products, INC.

October 18, 2021

LM Products, INC. Highlight

Barron Industries

October 18, 2021

Barron Industries Highlight

Over 900 companies and organizations are conducting business in the aerospace industry globally from their Michigan based operations.

Todd Trainor &
Patrick Mihalek
Kittyhawk Academy Program
After listening to President Tony Vernaci and the AIAM board members speak recently about the importance of the talent pipeline we were inspired to join AIAM and contribute to the success and strength of the aerospace industry in Michigan.
Jeff Simek
RCO Aerospace & RCO Engineering
The diversified leadership of this organization is passionate about Michigan's aerospace talents and assets. RCO's small foot print in the global industry is now linked to an army of industry professionals planning for growth.
Kevin Michaels
AeroDynamic Advisory
Michigan has all of the ingredients to be a major aerospace cluster: a skilled workforce, unparalleled manufacturing capabilities, world-class universities, and a pro-business government. AIAM provides leadership, and cohesive strategy to align them all.

Interested in becoming a member or sponsor? Have a question? Reach out to us today!