#1 Best State
#1 Best Economy
In Goods Shipped Worldwide Last Year
The Washington State Advantage
Following are just a few of the competitive advantages of doing business in Washington State:
- Washington’s century of innovation in aircraft and space system design and production offers businesses rapid connection to a robust supply chain, from raw materials to finished products.
- A seasoned workforce of 100,000+ strong can contribute right from the start, leveraging their tremendous knowledge and experience in solving challenging problems and producing the most amazing aircraft, avionics, systems, UAVs, rocket engines and satellites in the world.
- A laser focus on next-gen industry opportunities such as air mobility, electric propulsion, autonomous networks, artificial intelligence, machine learning, advanced structures and satellite clusters.
- The ability to tap into synergistic industries, including Washington’s information and communication technology, advanced manufacturing, military and defense and clean energy sectors.
- An export hub that’s equidistant between European and Asian markets and a day’s sail closer to major Asian seaports and overseas suppliers.
- Close proximity to world-class research universities and a national research laboratory, one of only 10 such labs in the United States.
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If you’re looking for additional production capacity, a smart investment or expansion strategy, or new partners in the most diverse aerospace sector in the world, give us call at +1 206 256 6100 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Expand your business internationally.
Washington State businesses understand the power of tapping overseas markets. Last year, $41.3 billion in goods were shipped worldwide by more than 12,000 businesses statewide, 90% of those small to medium-sized companies.
Washington State Delegates
+1 703 232 4837
Air Informatics LLC
Air Informatics LLC is dedicated to the design, operations, and cybersecurity of e-Enabled Aircraft, the digital, software and data intensive, connected airplane. We have extensive in depth experience in today’s connected airplane, the corporate business jets and airliners. We have worked with Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Gulfstream aircraft in the design, test, cybersecurity and operations, for large corporations, high net worth individuals, private business jet operators, the major consulting firms and airlines from around the world. Our team members are experienced airline executives, security, engineering and maintenance staff in the industry.
BS, MA, FRAeS
+1 646 645 5279
Gladiator Technologies Division of LKD Aerospace
Gladiator Technologies is a leader in designing and manufacturing low noise, high performance MEMS-based inertial sensors and systems including gyros, accelerometers, IMUs, and GPS-aided inertial navigation systems. These environmentally robust, cost-effective inertial products have been proven on a variety of commercial and defense applications such as unmanned systems, missile, torpedo, ISR platforms and multiple other air, sea, and ground platforms.
VP, New Business Development
+1 206 755 4327
Greater Seattle Partners
Greater Seattle Partners (GSP) is a public-private partnership that leads regional economic development through global business attraction, site selection and investment and trade opportunities in the greater Seattle region. GSP collaborates with community and economic development partners to ensure that every person in the Puget Sound region has the opportunity to prosper. Throughout the world we tell the story of our talent, pioneering spirit, unique communities, and quality of life.
Vice President of Global Trade and Investment
+1 206 690 6388
Machinists Inc. produces complex, quick turn-around projects from single components to full manufacturing systems. We specialize in large capacity 5-axis machining, fabrication, and assembly with close tolerance needs for aerospace projects from tooling to mission critical parts. Our capabilities for size and precision are unmatched in the industry with full ISO and ITAR qualifications to give our customers peace of mind that we’ll get it right the first time, every time.
Public Relations Manager
+1 206 478 8922
Risks are interconnected… so is the solution.
Our technology delivers a multidimensional & correlated view into a supply chain ecosystem. Enterprises can transform supplier risk from a liability into an asset and gain predictive visibility into the multiple types of risk hazards that can impact their suppliers. Suppliers can win more clients by becoming Risk Assessed Certified, proving that they are stable and able to take on more business.
Managing Director and Co-Founder
+44 7903 397698
Taqtile’s Manifest offers a robust and secure platform to digitize MRO. With flexible deployment (cloud/on-premise), multi-layered security, and accessibility from any device (iOS, Android, HoloLens, etc.), Manifest is the only platform that can promise rapid scalability. Manifest augments worker cognition, reduces cognitive stress, and captures operations data in real-time. The platform aggregates critical elements of operational systems to do more with less… and do it better.
+33 672 10 20 29
TLG Aerospace Corporation
Director, Program Management
+1 206 229 4937
Zepher is an AS9100-certified contract manufacturer and integrator of complex electromechanical systems for aerospace, defense, and autonomous vehicle industries. Zepher is also developing a new generation of VTOL fixed-wing UAS for military and government operations. Zepher’s core capability is the turnkey delivery of complex products.
+1 812 664 3021
ZEVA is bringing personal air transportation to everyone – with an affordable, electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft called the ZERO. ZEVA is currently flight-testing a full-scale prototype. We design and build electric aircraft for true point to point travel. Our larger mission is to fundamentally transform the way people get around by providing sustainable air vehicles for daily personal use – giving everyone the freedom to fly every day. We believe this will be the fastest way to get anywhere within a 50-mile radius, by traveling over 160 miles per hour.
+1 253 820 7822
An export expert is always nearby.
Exports drive much of the state’s economy. It’s estimated that nearly a third of the state’s economic growth can be attributed directly to exports and almost half of the new jobs created in the state are export related. Leading this growth in exports is the Department of Commerce, which works closely with businesses who are exporting now or want to export in the future.
Our Dubai Airshow 2021 Team
Our team of business experts stands at the ready to help you do business in and with Washington State. Whether you want to locate a new facility or partner with a leading edge Washington company, we are ready to help you expand.
Apply for an export voucher and reduce your export-related expenses
The Washington State Department of Commerce’s Export Voucher Program provides direct cash assistance to qualifying small businesses to help them expand their international sales.
The State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) is funded through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.