GOLDSBORO, NC – Wayne County, North Carolina is featured in Southern Business & Development Magazine’s Aviation and Aerospace Special Edition as one of ten emerging aerospace clusters in the south, and is touted as a prime location for aviation and aerospace companies to locate. A certified workforce and support from AS 9100/ISO 9001 companies are cited as compelling reasons to locate in Wayne County, NC. A link to the article is listed below, with the hard copy edition to be released in May 2010.
“We’ve been diligent in our efforts to become known in this cluster because it has so much opportunity. And our association with North Carolina’s Eastern Region’s Defense/Aerospace Advisory Committee has certainly afforded us additional exposure and expertise,” stated Joanna Helms, President of the Wayne County Development Alliance.
Southern Business & Development magazine has been reporting on successful economic development practices in the South since 1992. SB&D’s journalistic endeavors have been recognized on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC and PBS and in such publications as the Weekly Standard, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and others. The magazine reports on economic development opportunities in the South, but is designed to be read by executives and other decision makers from outside the region. Readership is nearly 16,000 c-suite executives, real estate executives, site colsultants, and press from around the globe.