Monday, July 9, 2012

Ng: Just a meeting

MOBILE, Ala. -- ST Aerospace Mobile President Joseph Ng said the rumor that the company is considering a move to Pensacola, Fla., is just that, a rumor. He confirmed meeting with Pensacola officials, but provided no details. Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward declined to comment. Ng also said his company, which has 1,500 workers, looks forward to opportunities with Airbus, which will build an A320 assembly line at Brookley Aeroplex, which is also the home of ST Aerospace Mobile. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 07/09/12) In Pensacola, a columnist wrote Sunday that sources said ST Aerospace initiated the contact. (Source: Pensacola News Journal, 07/08/12) Previous. Meanwhile, in an unrelated matter, Singapore Technologies Aerospace, parent of ST Aerospace Mobile, said it secured $370 million in new contracts in the second quarter of 2012, including contracts for aircraft maintenance and modification. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 07/09/12)