Georgia Centers of Innovation Aerospace

The Center of Innovation for Aerospace provides the technical industry expertise, collaborative research and partnerships to help the state's aerospace industry connect, compete and grow. The Center advances recognition of Georgia’s strength in the global aerospace industry, and contributes to the entrepreneurial and educational ecosystems required for its continued growth. Home to more than 800 aerospace companies and total workforce of 99,000, the state benefits from a diverse industry across the sectors of manufacturing, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), and transportation. Home to powerhouses Gulfstream Aerospace, Delta Air Lines, and Lockheed Martin, aerospace products are the number one export from the state of Georgia at $8.44 billion.


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Six Key Predictions for Manufacturing in 2015

American manufacturing has seen a tremendous transformation in the past several years, and is now poised to enter into a new wave of profitability.

Center of Innovation for Manufacturing director John Zegers has kept a close eye on the trends shaping the industry and offers his key manufacturing predictions for the coming year. With more than 30 years of industry experience, Zegers has been a pivotal player in expanding manufacturing competitiveness in Georgia and helping companies innovate and grow their business.

From the impact of reshoring to the growth in big data driven manufacturing efficiency, Zegers offers his Six Key Predictions for Manufacturing in 2015.

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