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.

AIAM Newsletter, November 2023

Dear AIAM Business Community, We are excited to share the latest updates from the aerospace industry, including the industry’s trends and insights. It is an exciting time to be a part of our industry, and we are glad to have you be a part of the story. Despite the challenges brought on by the pandemic,

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Key Initiatives

Business Networking

AIAM 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. Our events provide first-class networking opportunities to members; learn more about upcoming events by visiting our event calendar


B2B Benefits

AIAM members gain the ability to leverage Michigan’s multi-industry manufacturing base to strengthen and grow business. AIAM is an information hub for all things aerospace in the state of Michigan - allowing us to use our network leverage opportunities for members. 

Education & Talent Attraction

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 tomorrow's technology.

A Voice for the Industry

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. AIAM's goal is to serve as an advocate for the aerospace industry in Michigan as it continues to grow.

IR Telemetrics

March 16, 2023

IR Telemetrics builds and installs custom wireless transmitters and receivers used to acquire test data frommoving machinery components or other hostile environments. View IR Telemetrics member highlight

HRU Technical Resources

March 16, 2023

HRU Technical Resources is a contingent staffing organization specializing in Engineering, Manufacturing, Skilled Trades, IT and Technically related placements across multiple industries. Because of our leaderships unique position in the industry, we get to see, demo and test all of the new recruiting technologies for potential addition to our enviable tech stack, keeping us at

Rapita Systems

March 16, 2023

Rapita Systems provides on-target software verification tools and services globally to the embedded aerospace and automotive electronics industries. Our solutions help to increase software quality, deliver evidence to meet safety and certification objectives and reduce project costs. View Rapita Systems member highlight.

Prosper-Tech Machine & Tool

March 16, 2023

Prosper-Tech Machine & Tool offers services for BUILD TO PRINT precision machining and plastic injectiontooling. Located in Macomb County in Richmond, Michigan, we serve the medical, defense, aerospace/space and automotive industries in the greater United States. Customers tell us our experience, qualityproducts and willingness to PROVIDE SOLUTIONS for them are what set us apart from

Detroit Engineered Products (DEP)

March 16, 2023

DEP works closely with global OEMs and Suppliers supporting advanced engineering and productdevelopment activities. Our Engineering Services and FEA/CAE/CFD teams help to optimize productsfor safety, durability, stress, NVH, CFD, etc. and our “MeshWorks Engineering platform is a world classsoftware tool specialing in “Morphing, CAE Meshing (world’s fastest), Lightweighting, Weld & StructuresOptimization, and CAE automation”. View

Dolphin Manufacturing

December 15, 2022

Since 1980, Dolphin Manufacturing has been a premier supplier of custom and contract precision machined components for Aerospace, Defense, Automotive, Industrial, and Commercial Industries. 3,4,5,axis machining of aluminum, steel, iron, plastics, and more. Up to 157” in length. Solids, extruded materials, and machining of castings. Prototype to short and medium-run production. In-house tooling. Stand-alone CMM

Miller Canfield

December 15, 2022

Miller Canfield’s multidisciplinary aerospace industry team represents domestic and foreign clients inmost aspects of their operations, including ITAR and EAR export controls, trade and customs, publicprocurement, offsets, negotiating and supervising technology transfers and industrialization programs,arbitration, FDI and cross-border transactions, licensing and governmental approvals, tax incentives, realestate and employment issues. Our experience and deep-rooted relationships give

Alro Steel

October 11, 2022

Alro Steel is a distributor of metals, industrial supplies, and plastics. Founded in 1948 by Alvin and RobertGlick, Alro today has 70 locations in 13 states. Alro offers cut-to-size metals and plastics with next day delivery to over 50,000 customers in North America. Alro serves as your one- stop shop for metals, industrial supplies and

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

Joseph Gustavus
Miller Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
Miller Canfield has found AIAM to be vital to galvanizing Michigan aerospace businesses and projecting their national presence to the key actors in the aerospace industry, governments, and the rest of the world.
James Gorman
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center
We appreciate AIAM’s leadership and support with navigating Michigan’s growth in the aerospace sector. Together, we’re assisting manufacturers pivot into aerospace, as well as continuing our work helping established aerospace companies to grow and thrive.
Lissa Barron
Barron Industries
As a manufacturer of investment castings for the aerospace industry, Barron Industries has greatly benefited from its AIAM membership. By attending the organization's numerous networking events, we have connected with new customers and suppliers.

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