Friday, June 12, 2015

Star Aviation expanding

MOBILE, Ala. -- Star Aviation plans to expand its facility at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley and hire between 20 and 50 additional employees over the next two years. The company expects to break ground in the next few weeks on a new 24,000-square-foot facility adjacent to the company's principal office. The estimated completion date is year-end 2015. Currently, the company has 18,000 square feet. The company employs 130 people with 85 in Mobile and 45 in Seattle. The privately held company specializes in aircraft engineering, certification, manufacturing and technical services, primarily supporting commercial passenger aircraft modifications that consist of components needed for aftermarket systems and equipment. (Source: Mobile Chamber of Commerce, 06/12/15) Background story (Aeroplex rising star goal: 50% growth, August 2014 newsletter)