Friday, May 3, 2013

Vector Aerospace expanding

Vector Aerospace announced a $3 million expansion of its Andalusia, Ala., operation, creating as many as 75 jobs. The company, which opened the Andalusia operation in 2008, maintains Army TH-67 helicopters from Fort Rucker near Dothan, Ala., and repairs Navy TH-57 helicopters from Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Fla. Toronto-based Vector was purchased in March 2011 by Eurocopter, a subsidiary of Airbus parent EADS. (Source:, Made in Alabama, 05/03/13) Previous: Vector to add jobs in Andalusia; Vector expands in CovingtonEurocopter buying Vector Eurocopter builds Lakota helicopters in Columbus, Miss.; Airbus has an engineering center in Mobile and is building an A320 assembly line.