Barron Receives Award for Cost-Saving Aerospace Castings

Oxford, MI –  Investment casting is a process used for making precise and complex metal components and, for many industries, it saves much time and cost in producing their parts. For example, when an aerospace company asked Barron Industries to manufacture an investment casting for an advanced military guidance system, it was able to reduce […]

A Message From Tony: April 2020

We first started compiling content for this newsletter about six weeks ago. Since then, I have rewritten this note about three different times as a result of the ever-changing dynamics surrounding COVID-19. In a matter of days, our worlds were turned upside down. Plans shifted, events postponed, productions stalled. This has been an unprecedented time, […]

Legislative Day/Member-Board of Director Meeting Recap

AIAM’s multi-client lobbying firm, McAlvey Merchant & Associates, rolled out the red carpet for AIAM’s first annual Legislative Day and Board of Director Meeting held on Wednesday, December 4th. The first part of the day took place in downtown Lansing where 40 AIAM members and board members – representing 29 companies – spent time meeting […]

2019 Aerospace Talent Survey Recap

Talent. It’s the most pressing challenge facing Michigan businesses today and the aerospace industry is no exception. Talent attraction, development and retention is critical for our members. That’s why AIAM is making it a priority to identify member needs and find solutions that will help bridge the talent gap in the aerospace industry. In partnership […]

Tony Vernaci Speaks with Dave Akerly

Tony Vernaci, the president of the Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan, joins Dave Akerly on WILS Morning Wake-Up to discuss the latest PwC Report, ranking Michigan number one in the Midwest for aerospace manufacturing attractiveness.

Tony Vernaci | AIAM and Michigan’s Ranking for 2019 in Aerospace Sector

Chris Holman speaks with Tony Vernaci, President/Founder, Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan (AIAM), based out of Rochester, MI. He’s back with the Michigan Business Beat now sharing the latest on AIAM and PwC 2019 Report. In the conversation Tony and Chris cover how: – Michigan advanced to 4th in the Nation and best in the […]