Valent Aerostructures- which manufactures and supplies complex structural components and major sub-assemblies, for leading airframe manufacturers throughout various aviation industries - officially opened its 50,000 squarefoot, state-of-the-art building with a ribbon cutting ceremony May 31st in Fredonia, Kan.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George joined officials from Valent and its associates, in celebrating this expansion in southeast Kansas.
"I congratulate Valent Aerostructures
on its continued commitment to Fredonia and rural Kansas," said Gov.
is an example of how a company can benefit from the advantages of rural Kansas."
is placing a foothold in Fredonia, in a move intended to strengthen its operational production, contribute to the Fredonia community and - simultaneously - bolster local, statewide and national aerospace businesses.
Because the Fredonia community has continuously supported Valent
, it seeks to reciprocate - and enhance - the relationship, by building a larger, customized facility poised for greater growth.
Indeed, since acquiring the facility four years ago, Valent
has added more than 70 employees, with plans to accelerate such expansion.
About Valent Aerostructures
supplies complex structural components and major sub-assemblies for leading airframe manufacturers in the commercial aerospace, military fixed wing, rotorcraft, missile/ground support and general aviation industries.
is headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., with additional operating facilities in Wichita, Kan.; Fredonia, Kan.; Lenexa, Kan.; Cottonwoods Falls, Kan.; Washington, Mo.; St. Louis; Cuba, Mo. and Tulsa, Okla.
Valent provides outsource solutions for leading airframe manufacturers, including: Lockheed Martin; Spirit Aerosystems; Boeing Defense Systems; Honeywell; Boeing Commercial Airplane; Gulfstream; GE; Thales; Cessna and GKN.
Announces Fredonia Expansion
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