Guv Laura Kelly today praised Mid-Continent Aeronautics Services’ strategy to increase their current impact and increase their workforce with construction of a new garage at Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.
“With greater than $5.7 million in new dollars bought Kansas as well as over 20 jobs developed, Mid-Continent Air travel Services’ job is terrific news for Wichita’s economic climate,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Building on our structure as the Air Capital of the Globe will help continue the record financial success our state has attained coming out of the pandemic. I expect our proceeded partnership with Mid-Continent and also the entire aviation neighborhood to bring more tasks as well as financial investment to our state.”
The information was shared today in Las Vegas at the National Organization Aeronautics Association’s Organization Aeronautics Convention as well as Event, a worldwide market tradeshow as well as distributor event.
Mid-Continent Aeronautics Services (MCAS) concentrates on aircraft upkeep as well as support including service jet, turboprop, piston as well as rotorcraft products, including the Hawker 4000, Hawker 800 collection and Beechcraft Premier designs. MCAS likewise specializes in stocking and also situating hard-to-find heritage aircraft component supply as well as part options. MCAS is an associate of ICM, Inc. in Colwich, Kansas.
As component of the intended development, the business will certainly develop 23 brand-new jobs, growing their group to over 40.
“This remarkable venture is still much more evidence of Wichita’s just aerospace track record, which has long been a chauffeur of brand-new organization investment and tasks for Kansas. Plus, this is a prime example of tangible success in aligning our world-class possessions and also affordable advantage in the aerospace market, which is a central tenet of our Framework for Development,” Lieutenant Guv as well as Kansas Division of Commerce Assistant David Toland stated. “My sincerest congratulations to Mid-Continent for this outstanding expansion plan that will certainly house key upkeep procedures while delivering good-paying jobs.”
“As a first-rate MRO we are thrilled to broaden our footprint as well as abilities for our clients at Eisenhower National Airport. Being located in the Air Resources of the Globe, the ingrained manufacturing skillsets of our regional workforce have actually driven our previous success — and also we expect the next generation of growth for our group,” Kelly Lousch, Director of MCAS, claimed.
Company plans include the construction of a new 31,500-square-foot garage to change an existing 15,000-square-foot garage. The new garage space will certainly suit plans for future job as well as includes state-of-the-art framework. It is forecasted the new hangar will be functional in very early 2022. Complete financial investment for the task exceeds $5.7 million.
City of Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple congratulated the firm stating, “We are delighted about this statement, as well as look forward to commemorating this continued neighborhood success tale. Congratulations to MCAS on their business development, increasing team as well as forward-thinking state of mind.”
“Eisenhower National Airport is a vital operations hub for our local air travel ecological community. Companies like MCAS, that bring proficiency to MROs are assisting drive our economy by offering a crucial service and growing work for our community,” City of Wichita Councilman Jeff Blubaugh claimed.
“Wichita is home to one of 5 wonderful aerospace clusters worldwide. It was interesting to announce job development from one of our vital neighborhood business on a national scale at NBAA today, and also interact how the Wichita area is the most effective area for aviation business,” Sedgwick County Chairman Pete Meitzner claimed.
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Concerning Mid-Continent Aeronautics Services
Mid-Continent Aeronautics Provider (MCAS) started as the fleet maintenance team for ICM Power. In 2010, the strategy was implemented to make the garage a full-service MRO that would certainly give the best quality upkeep service at an extremely competitive rate. In 2017 MCAS expanded their services by adding business jet department, which focuses on the Hawker 4000 and also the Premier 1A.
Concerning the Kansas Division of Business
As the state’s lead financial development company, the Kansas Division of Business strives to encourage people, services and communities to achieve prosperity in Kansas. Business achieves its mission by developing relationships with corporations, website area specialists and also stakeholders in Kansas, the nation and also globe. Our strong partnerships enable us to help create a setting for existing Kansas companies to grow and also foster an innovative, affordable landscape for new services. Via Commerce’s job successes, Kansas in 2021 was awarded Area Growth Publication’s respected Gold Shovel award and also was named Site Choice Magazine’s Finest Organization Environment in the West North Central region of the USA.