Aerospace & Defense
Preparing a NASA rocket for testing
Northrop Grumman, Corinne, Utah
Flourishing Industry, Affordable Business Climate, Superior Workforce
- Utah is proud to be home to companies like Boeing, Northrop Grumman, L3Harris, Albany Engineered Composites, Hexcel, and many others. Utah is one of the top states in the nation for aerospace and defense employment with an employee base of roughly 30,000 people.
- Forbes Magazine has recognized Utah as "The Best State for Business and Careers" six of the past nine years.
- Utah has high employee concentrations of aerospace engineers, materials scientists, machine operators, and many other aerospace related occupations. Utah also has the 3rd lowest unionization rate in the country at 3.9% (2015).
Latest Industry News
Hill Air Force Base Release 2019 Economic Impact Study
Hill Air Force Base injected nearly $3.7 billion into Utah’s economy in 2019, according to a new...Monday, February 10, 2020
Project Unity: Northrop Grumman to Expand in Northern Utah
The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Economic Development Corporation...Friday, January 10, 2020
Joint County Initiative to Be Named Northern Utah Economic Alliance
The regional economic development initiative launched by Weber and Davis Counties in June 2019 has...Monday, January 06, 2020
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