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20 Jul, 2011

Future-proofing the mil/aero market

Posted by J VanDomelen

J VanDomelen Is your company, state, or region investing in the future of military and aerospace—the market, its staff, and its technology? If you live in Washington state, you can answer with a resounding “yes” thanks, in large part, to Washington State Representative Tim Probst’s House Bill 2088 and proactive players in the mil/aero and commercial markets. House Bill 2088, sponsored by Rep. Probst, signed by Gov. … Read More

Microsoft, Mentor.com, Mil-Aero, Boeing, Geek, Aerospace, Mentor, Milaero, Military, Mentor Graphics, Gov. Chris Gregoire, Tim Probst, House Bill 2088, Washington

19 Jul, 2011

J VanDomelen The Boeing Company and Microsoft Corp.  have partnered to help support and grow the number of Washington state students earning bachelor’s degrees. The state’s two largest private employers are pledging $25 million each over the next five years to the new public-private Washington Opportunity Scholarship program and endowment signed into law by Gov. Christine Gregoire. Together with matching … Read More

Mentor.com, Mentor Graphics, Microsoft, Boeing, Washington, COTS, Aerospace, Mil-Aero, Gov. Chris Gregoire, Milaero, Mentor, Education, Military, Scholarship, Geek

31 May, 2011

J VanDomelen The aerospace industry was born more than 100 years ago, when the internal combustion engine was joined to the balloon and the glider, reads a NASA Web page. “America’s contribution to it is vast, ranging from the first airplane and the first modern rocket to the latest in avionics.” Is the U.S. the losing its status on the world stage as a leader in aerospace innovation? On the state level, officials … Read More

Mentor.com, Mentor Graphics, Mil-Aero, Boeing, Aerospace, Gov. Chris Gregoire, Milaero, Military, Mentor, Electronic, nasa, Geek, Ray Conner

31 May, 2011

J VanDomelen Washington Governor Chris Gregoire has dedicated Workforce Investment funding, to the tune of $3 million, to bolster Washington State’s aerospace market. Renton Technical College (RTC; www.rtc.edu), located just outside Seattle in Renton, Wa., is slated to receive $150,000 in funding, with which it will create two new certification programs: the Aerospace Manufacturing Core Certificate and the Aerospace … Read More

Milaero, Mil-Aero, Military, Workforce Investment, Geek, Aerospace, Renton Technical College, Mentor Graphics, RTC, Mentor.com, Gov. Chris Gregoire, Steve Hanson, Washington Aerospace and Research Center, Mentor

26 May, 2011

J VanDomelen “The [aerospace] industry is changing in fundamental ways,” reveals the Washington Council on Aerospace’s (WCA’s) 2010 report to the Washington State governor and legislature. “Some of these changes, such as globalization and the shift among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) towards a more systems integration model, are beyond the influence of Washington state policy. These exogenous changes challenge … Read More

Military, Milaero, Washington, Embedded Systems, Geek, Aerospace, Mentor.com, Washington Aerospace Partnership, Washington Council on Aerospace, Mil-Aero, Gov. Chris Gregoire, WCA, Mentor Graphics, Workforce Investment Act

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