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Year in review: Aerospace and defense

Year in review: Aerospace and defense

This year has produced negatives and positives: While the region has potential to become something great by way of unmanned (drone) testing and continued growth in the field, it also faces fiscal barriers because of the federal budget issues and potential for a decrease in military presence.   January 31 Army movement could help or… Continue Reading Year in review: Aerospace and defense

Symposium addresses future of work, tech in aerospace industry

Many representatives of Colorado’s robust aerospace industry agree that their beloved field and its future are marked with tinges of both promise and uncertainty. “I’m excited to say that the day is dawning, particularly at UCCS but throughout the nation, where we’re beginning to see new opportunities — exciting ways ahead in the fields of… Continue Reading Symposium addresses future of work, tech in aerospace industry

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Aerospace companies in Colorado Springs are taking different approaches to the uncertain future of federal budgets: Some are looking overseas and others are seeking to build through acquisitions. Both approaches — along with the status of aerospace in Colorado and news from the Air Force Space Command — will be the topics at the Colorado… Continue Reading Next CSBJ power lunch: Space, the final frontier

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Intecon sworn to secrecy, U.S. success

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Intecon sworn to secrecy, U.S. success

In a time of shifting military operations, breaches in governmental secrecy and federal sequestration, one local defense contractor is working to bolster America’s bottom line. Intecon, a Colorado Springs-based information technology company that provides networks, cyber support and security as well as other related services for the military, has found its niche as a veteran-owned… Continue Reading Intecon sworn to secrecy, U.S. success

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Colorado Springs-based defense contractor Intecon won  the Prime Contractor of the Year award from the Colorado District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Intecon LLC received the National and Region VII Prime Contractor of the Year award, which the SBA gives to “small businesses that have provided the government with outstanding goods and services as… Continue Reading Defense contractor wins national SBA award

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SIFCO Industries is acquiring MW General Inc, which operates as General Aluminum Forgings in Colorado Springs. The company is an aerospace component supplier that provides precision aluminum materials to the commercial aerospace industry, military and to medical device companies. The transaction closed Tuesday, and specific terms were not disclosed. SIFCO is also a component supplier… Continue Reading SIFCO acquires Springs aluminum forging company

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Federal law to widen state aerospace trade

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Local aerospace experts are discussing the enforcement of a new federal export law that some say will profoundly affect Colorado’s trade and production of space technology and research. Industry experts and representatives delivered public comments about the new law and its implementation at a recent forum organized by the Rocky Mountain District Export Council. The… Continue Reading Federal law to widen state aerospace trade

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Colorado ready for the next Space Age, but hurdles remain

Colorado’s space industry ranks among the most diverse in the nation — and that diversity could lead to an even stronger global position as the aerospace industry enters what many are calling the “new Space Age.” While the state ranks No. 2 nationally in number of aerospace jobs behind California, the industry sector in Colorado… Continue Reading Colorado ready for the next Space Age, but hurdles remain

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“In space, no one can hear you scream.” That was the tagline for the first of four Alien movies – a series of science fiction thrillers that catapulted actress Sigourney Weaver to international fame. And Weaver will be headlining a space program of a different sort next Spring. She is the featured speaker at the… Continue Reading Sigourney Weaver to headline technology dinner at symposium

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Boecore wins top supplier award

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Local business Boecore Inc was awarded a top supplier award from Northrop Grumman’s $10 billion information systems sector. It’s the fourth time Boecore has won the award. Boecore was recognized this week for its technical capabilities, employees and quality. The award is used to recognize the top 25 suppliers from more than 6,000 companies who… Continue Reading Boecore wins top supplier award

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