StandardAero Component Services to Expand Sharonville, Ohio Workforce
According to Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati, the company’s expansion into an adjacent building will accommodate growth in its military and commercial aircraft engine component repair business. The $10 million expansion will assist StandardAero’s efforts to quickly fill 70 open positions with the goal of adding 250-300 employees at the new facility.
"The entire aerospace industry is seeing tremendous growth in demands for component repair, so we are stepping up to directly support our customers and address the rapid need for more capacity," said Rick Stine, President of StandardAero Components, Helicopters & Accessories division. “We’d like to thank the City of Sharonville, REDI Cincinnati and JobsOhio for helping to create a business-friendly community and supporting our expansion and new hiring efforts.”
REDI Cincinnati and JobsOhio are supporting the company’s hiring efforts by providing talent acquisition services along with local partners. While collaborating with StandardAero, partners will develop programs unique to the region, which will train technicians to fill StandardAero’s open positions.
Additionally, the City of Sharonville approved a Job Creation Incentive Grant for new jobs created as a result of this expansion project.
“We are excited to see strong demand for StandardAero’s maintenance, repair and overhaul services bring hundreds of aerospace jobs to Southwest Ohio,” said JobsOhio Managing Director for Aerospace and Aviation Glenn Richardson. “We look forward to working closely with StandardAero as it expands its Sharonville facilities to support is customers throughout the world.”
“StandardAero has placed its trust in Sharonville and the Greater Cincinnati region to find the talent it needs to continue to grow”, said Kimm Lauterbach, REDI Cincinnati President & CEO. “We look forward to working with the company and our education partners in the region to build a first-class training program.”
“StandardAero has been valuable part of our business community for many years”, said Chris Xeil Lyons, Economic Development Director for the City of Sharonville. “Assisting them with their aggressive growth plans has been very exciting, this project is a fantastic opportunity to create meaningful manufacturing jobs.
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