Aerospace Update: Boost Your International Sales In Europe!

View Washington State Department of Commerce Bulletin Nov. 15, 2017 Boost Your International Sales In Europe! Export Vouchers Available to Small Businesses Don’t miss these upcoming European shows. Join the Washington state delegation today and meet your export goals. Joining a state trade delegation is an affordable and effective way to gain international visibility, market your products and services, increase your customer base, meet new […] Read more »

KADA represents Kitsap at the Farnborough Air Show!

KADA (Kitsap Aerospace & Defense Alliance) representatives Tim Thomson, KADA co-chair; Jim Rothlin, Port of Bremerton CEO and Axel Strakeljahn, Port of Bremerton Commissioner, represented Kitsap this past week at the 2016 Farnborough Air Show. As part of the Washington State delegation, the KADA team visited aerospace firms and organizations in a Bristol pre-trip tour. During the air show, Thomson, Rothlin and Strakeljahn held five […] Read more »

Jobs in U.S. aerospace, defense sector seen up 3.2 percent in 2016

By Andrea Shalal, Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. aerospace and defense industry is poised to add 39,443 jobs in 2016, an increase of about 3.2 percent and the first job growth in the sector in five years, according to a study by Deloitte. The anticipated growth will be driven by a rebound in the U.S. military market, which lost about 185,000 jobs over the […] Read more »

Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit 2016 in Seattle – Space selling out fast

Aerospace and Defense Supplier Summit Seattle 2016 April 14 & 15, 2016 Washington State Convention Center   Register today! Space selling out fast. To secure a space at A&DSS 2016 please register at your earliest convenience by contacting Adam Kephart Discounted rate and vouchers available for WA companies   In it’s third year in Seattle, A&DSS is one of the best events for global aerospace suppliers to get connected with Boeing […] Read more »

KADA Annual Meeting – Keynote Presentation now online

Tom Captain, Vice Chairman, US Aerospace & Defense Leader & Principal, Deloitte LLP provided the keynote address at the October 8th Kitsap Aerospace and Defense Alliance 2016 Annual Meeting. You can access a copy of his excellent presentation by clicking here. Read more »

Kitsap Aerospace Opportunities featured in Expansion Solutions Magazine

Kitsap County is featured in the current issue of  Expansion Solutions Magazine  – a national magazine that informs site selection consultants  and corporate real estate brokers about progressive communities and the benefits offered by each community. Click here to read the story: Kitsap County, WA – Opportunities in Aerospace for the Seattle Region. Read more »

Interested in Kitsap’s role in aerospace – don’t miss this event!

Plan now to attend the Kitsap Aerospace & Defense Alliance (KADA) Annual Meeting: Embracing Aerospace including Space: Kitsap’s Opportunities Highlights include: Review 2015 activities Tom Captain, Vice Chairman Aerospace and Defense, Deloitte LLP, who will share his insights and suggestions regarding Kitsap’s competitiveness in the aerospace and space industries Open to the public—Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about Kitsap’s role in aerospace & emerging […] Read more »

Paris Air International Show Recap – How did KADA fare?

Paris in June Is for Aerospace – at least every other year it is! Kitsap Aerospace and Defense Alliance (KADA) delegates were again fortunate to part of a 47-member Washington State delegation to the biennial Paris Air Show this past June.  Mayor Patty Lent, KADA co-chair Tim Thomson and KEDA (Kitsap Economic Development Alliance) Business Development Director Kathy Cocus represented Kitsap at the Paris Air […] Read more »

AJAC Offers Machinist Apprenticeship Program

Machinist Classes Start Fall 2014 AJAC, the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee, will bring its Machinist apprenticeship program to the Peninsula (Kitsap, Mason, Jefferson and Clallam Counties) with classes beginning this fall. AJAC is actively recruiting manufacturing companies to participate by enrolling their employees for apprenticeship. This program combines On-th-Job (OJT) training with college-level classes. AJAC’s Machining apprentices will take 1 class per quarter (classes will […] Read more »