Aerospace & Defense
Preparing a NASA rocket for testing
Orbital ATK, Corinne, Utah
Flourishing Industry, Affordable Business Climate, Superior Workforce
- Utah is proud to be home to companies like Boeing, Orbital ATK, Northrop Grumman, L-3 Communications, Hexcel, and many others. Utah is one of the top states in the nation for aerospace and defense employment with an employee base of roughly 30,000 people.
- Forbes Magazine has recognized Utah as "The Best State for Business and Careers" five of the past six years.
- Utah has high employee concentrations of aerospace engineers, materials scientists, machine operators, and many other aerospace related occupations. Utah also has the 3rd lowest unionization rate in the country at 3.9% (2015).
Latest Industry News
New Deseret UAS Facility Opens its Doors in Utah
Deseret UAS has opened its Utah headquarters, providing a space for unmanned aircraft system (UAS)...Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Utah Aerospace Industry on Display at Farnborough Airshow
One of the world’s largest aerospace industry events, the Farnborough International Airshow,...Thursday, August 23, 2018
Sarcos Robotics Receives GOED Economic Development Financing to Expand in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (August 09, 2018)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today...Thursday, August 09, 2018
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