- Groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted, in partnership with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), JobsOhio, and the Dayton Development Coalition, have announced that SNC has selected Dayton as the location for two future aircraft maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities, with groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, February 2, 2022.
The facilities will be located at the Dayton International Airport, resulting in the creation of approximately 150 new jobs in the Dayton region.
“SNC is on the leading edge of advanced aerospace technology, and Ohio is proud to partner in this critically important venture,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine.
“The corporation’s decision to locate in close proximity to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the Life Cycle Management Center, and the Air Force Research Laboratory recognizes the immeasurable value of the Dayton region and its competitive advantage in accelerating our nation’s defense and aerospace programs.”
“Following a nationwide search to find the location best suited to meet SNC’s growing customer needs, we are excited to continue our expansion in the large aircraft MRO field in Dayton and the Miami Valley,” said Mark Williams, SNC senior vice president strategy.
“Dayton’s extensive supply chain, highly skilled workforce, and proven standing as a logistics hub make the Dayton International Airport our first choice to further strengthen the expertise and robust production infrastructure that have made SNC the go-to leader in large aircraft heavy maintenance, modification, and integration markets.”
“The Dayton region is home to some of the most advanced aviation and national defense facilities in the country, and they are uniquely positioned to welcome this major aerospace and defense company,” said Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted.
“SNC coming to Dayton not only builds upon our rich legacy, it’s also another economic development win for Ohioans who will benefit from the opportunities and jobs that result from this project.”