Vermont

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Between the Montreal and Connecticut aerospace hubs, the Green Mountain State occupies a crucial location within larger companies’ supply chains.

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February 6, 2019

Vermont: Between the Montreal and Connecticut aerospace hubs, the Green Mountain State occupies a crucial location within larger companies’ supply chains.

$2 billion/year economic output
(Approximately the same as Vermont’s dairy industry)

3,600 aerospace workers
In a state with fewer than 650,000 people

250 small- and medium-sized enterprises

Boeing - 23 suppliers represent $88.1 million of spending, support 2,800 jobs

GE Aviation - Directly employs 1,400 people; 65 suppliers

Capabilities

  • Precision machining
  • Maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO)
  • Landing gear
  • Fuel gaging, sensors, sensing systems
  • Electronics, electrical systems
  • Guidance system parts

6% state sales tax exemption for aircraft MRO parts

Access to Canada’s $28 billion aerospace industry: Vermont Aerospace & Aviation, Aéro Montréal agreement facilitates supply chain opportunities.