AIAM Federal R&D Tax Credit and Cybersecurity Webinar

December 13, 2021

AIAM held an important webinar to provide critical information to companies on the Federal R&D tax credit and requirements for the upcoming CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) being rolled out by the Department of Defense. Speakers from UHY, Eaton, the Michigan Defense Center and the University of Michigan Economic Growth Institute presented details on each of these topics. The session was recorded and can be found here on the AIAM website. Speaker presentations may also be downloaded here. Contact AIAM at for more information on today’s session or to


Member News | Detroit Engineered Products (DEP)

December 7, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️: Detroit Engineered Products (DEP) has announced the establishment of a new Canadian office. This is DEP’s first office in Canada and the company’s ninth worldwide. The new DEP office is in Ontario. Following the establishment of offices in five countries, including the United States, China, Japan, Brazil, and India, the company is pleased to expand its services to Canada. Radha Krishnan, Founder and President, Detroit Engineered Products (DEP) said, “It will be our pleasure to serve the customers with the trademark quality of DEP and services that


Member News | GE Aviation

November 29, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️: For the first time in aviation history, the Beechcraft airframe and the GE Aviation powerplant are combined in the new turboprop aircraft. “From the beginning of the flight to the end, the Denali was simply flawless,” said Gracey. “It’s just a great aircraft to fly. The Catalyst engine was outstanding, and the aircraft performed to the levels we were anticipating. First flights really can’t go more smoothly than this. We are really off to an excellent start for the Denali flight test program.” Read more about the


Member News | Barron Industries

November 22, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️: Barron has registered its apprenticeship program with the U.S. Department of Labor! Barron’s first registered apprentice is Paul Patrick. “I’m very lucky to have this opportunity at Barron Industries,” said Patrick. “My professional goal is to become a journeyman and eventually a master so I can teach someone else some day as well as my mentor is teaching me.” Barron’s four-year CNC apprenticeship consists of 8,000 hours of paid on-the-job training and 576 hours of classroom instruction. Barron is sponsoring the apprenticeship with a $1,800 annual stipend


A Message from Tony: November 2021

November 18, 2021

Hello, AIAM Business Community, As the year begins to wind down, I am sure many will say it has been an exhausting 12-months for our business and personal lives.  Some may even wonder what they really accomplished in the midst of constantly dealing with unplanned circumstances that resulted from the pandemic.  It is always helpful to pause and take an inventory of the great work you and your teams have done despite the difficulties.  At AIAM, while there is much more to do, we feel good about the work that


HRU Technical Resources Talent Highlight Week of 11.15.21

November 17, 2021

AIAM has teamed up with our member company HRU Technical Resources in order to bring industry talent directly to our member companies who may be looking to hire for a specific role. The highlight will be updated on a bi-weekly basis and published here on the AIAM Website for members only. Please login with your AIAM member credentials to view and download the latest list of candidates from HRU Technical Resources. Download HRU Tech Talent Highlight


Member News | Morrell Group

November 15, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️: Morrell Group, a developer of advanced motion control solutions, has completed the acquisition of LOR Manufacturing, a market leader in industrial mobility systems integration. “This acquisition will help us to accelerate our efforts in the electronics, wire harness, remote controls, and machine controls portions of our mobile/off-road division,” Morrell Group co-owner and vice president Mark Majewski says. “We view this strategic acquisition as the outset of an exciting, new synergy that will drive us, our product integration, and our customer satisfaction to exciting, new levels.” Read more


Member News | St. Clair County Community College

November 11, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️: St. Clair County Community College’s Challenger Learning Center, which is planned to debut in the college’s Experience Center in spring 2022, will provide a simulation-based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math learning experience for students of all ages. Early registration is currently open at “We’re thrilled to launch this website and open registration for those interested in reserving a mission experience,” said St. Clair County Community College President Deborah Snyder in a written statement. “Our nation needs future leaders who are adept at understanding and solving the


Member News | Triumph Group

November 4, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️: Triumph Group announced on Oct. 25th that its Triumph Interiors operating subsidiary has been granted a long-term contract with Boeing to manufacture composite ducting for the 777X’s air distribution system. For the 737 MAX, 767 Freighter, and 777, Triumph Interiors will also deliver thermal-acoustic main insulation systems. “This contract award across both Boeing commercial and defense aircraft demonstrates our ability to consistently deliver superior products with the quality, reliability and value our customers demand,” said Dan Crowley, Chairman, President and CEO of Triumph Group. “Our company’s dedication


Member News | Pratt & Whitney

October 29, 2021

AIAM Member News✈️: The A220 debut provided an opportunity for Pratt & Whitney to highlight the engine company’s deal to provide MRO services to Breeze under an EngineWise long-term arrangement. The A220 is powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines, which were previously known as the Bombardier C Series before Airbus took over the program in July 2018. “We are honored that Breeze chose to continue to expand its fleet with GTF-powered aircraft,” said Rick Deurloo, chief commercial officer at Pratt & Whitney. “For decades we’ve worked with David and