Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Mobile hosts aero conference

MOBILE, Ala. -- Aerospace industry manufacturers and suppliers will come together next week at the SpeedNews Second Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference April 1-2 in Mobile. Held at the Battle House Renaissance in downtown Mobile, the event is designed to address manufacturing capabilities and processes, best practices, innovations, automation, industry trends and forecasts. Featured speakers include representatives from Airbus Americas, Boeing, Dassault Systems, GKN Aerospace and others. The event also features appearances by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. As part of the conference, delegates will be able to tour area aerospace facilities, including UTC Aerospace in Foley, ST Aerospace at the Mobile Aeroplex and the Airbus final assembly line under construction at the Aeroplex. Aviation Week's Civil Aviation Manufacturing Conference has been incorporated into the SpeedNews conference. (Source: PRNewswire, 03/26/14, SpeedNews)