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Member News | GE Aviation

July 25, 2022

AIAM Member News✈️: GE Aviation will become GE Aerospace to reflect the company’s aim to expand beyond aircraft engines. The name change will occur when GE completes restructuring in early 2024. “We are going to have a wider strategic aperture,” said General Electric chief executive Lawrence Culp on 18 July. In a decade, “we may be in some businesses that we are not in today”. To read about GE’s restructure, NASA contract, and joint-venture with CFM International, click here.

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AIAM Welcomes IQ Manufacturing as New Member

July 14, 2022

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan is excited to announce that it has added IQ Manufacturing as a new member! “We are a fast growing AS-9100 and ISO-9001 Certified, ITAR registered, JCP Approved, and NIST 800-171 Compliant company headquartered in Auburn Hills, MI. We provide custom manufacturing solutions for a wide variety of industries including aerospace, aviation, defense, automotive, automation and more.” Learn more about our new member here.

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Member News | RCO Engineering

June 28, 2022

AIAM Member News✈️: RCO Engineering has added a new CMS North America 5-axis CNC machining center for advanced milling and drilling capabilities. This center offers CNC machining services for processing composite materials, aluminum, and metals.  Learn more about RCO Engineering’s new 5-Axis Gantry Mill here.

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Message from Tony: June 2022

June 21, 2022

Hello, AIAM Business Community We are in the midst of an exciting season of continued growth. From new members to the successful industry events that are bringing together the Michigan aerospace community, I am pleased to share our latest news. On June 14th, we held an informational industry luncheon at Weldaloy Specialty Forging in Warren, MI. Speakers discussed various industry trends and critical requirements impacting the industry. Attendees were able to hear from subject matter experts and meet other executives. Our event sponsors were Weldaloy Specialty Forgings, MOTUL, United Technical,

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AIAM Launches Michigan Aerospace Industry Survey

June 13, 2022

All aspects of the aerospace ecosystem, supply chain and others are encouraged to participate and help guide AIAM’s strategic plan to shape the future of aerospace in Michigan. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Chelsea Yi 734.652.3329 chelseav@mrgmi.com ROCHESTER, Mich. — The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan (AIAM) is surveying industry leaders throughout Michigan to inform AIAM’s new strategic plan and help shape the role that AIAM can play to support manufacturers and the State’s position in aerospace. The survey is open now through July 1, 2022, and can be found on the AIAM

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2022 Orbitform Technology Expo

June 9, 2022

Join AIAM on the 15th and 16th of June for the 2022 Orbitform Technology Expo, where we will be exhibiting, networking, and learning more about the way Orbitform operates.

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Member News | Rockwell Automation

June 8, 2022

AIAM Member News✈️: Rockwell Automation, Inc., the world’s largest corporation committed to industrial automation and digital transformation, announced today that Tessa Myers has been promoted to senior vice president, Intelligent Devices, effective June 6. She reports to Blake Moret, Chairman and CEO of Rockwell Automation. “Tessa’s deep industrial automation background, business leadership experience, and understanding of global customers are extremely valuable as we look toward the future,” said Moret. “Throughout her Rockwell career, Tessa has transformed go-to market strategies and delivered product innovation. She will work with the other members

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AIAM Announces Michigan Aerospace Summit on Sept. 7–8

May 25, 2022

Contact: Chelsea Yi 734.652.3329 chelseav@mrgmi.com OEMs, suppliers and thought leaders convene to talk about opportunities and the future of aerospace. ROCHESTER, MI, May 24, 2022 – On Sept. 7–8, 2022, Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan (AIAM) will hold its AeroOne Conference, dubbed Rise Higher: A Summit of Aerospace OEMs, Suppliers and Thought Leaders. Early registration is strongly encouraged. Industry professionals from leading global aircraft manufacturers and large Tier 1 companies will gather at JW Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids to discuss the supply chain outlook from the OEM’s and Tier

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Member News | U-M Economic Growth Institute

May 19, 2022

AIAM Member News✈️: A new round of financing from DCAP has been made available to support manufacturers who need assistance on their journey to NIST SP 800-171 compliance! DCAP helps defense contractors across the supply chain by linking them to resources and delivering cybersecurity consulting services and matching funding to qualifying suppliers.

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AIAM Welcomes Great Lakes Sound & Vibration Inc as New Member

May 16, 2022

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan is excited to announce that it has added Great Lakes Sound & Vibration Inc as a new member! “GLSV provides complete, customer specific solutions to sound, vibration, and shock problems for the North American aerospace and defense market.” Learn more about our new member here.

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