We’re operating on a whole new plane.

Download the aerospace industry spotlightTacoma-Pierce County has deep aerospace roots. We are part of the supply chain for Boeing’s 737, 747, 767, 777, and 787.

We go further.

Our global reach and experienced manufacturing network have expertise in: composites, plastics, and advanced materials; fabrication, machining and tooling; testing and engineering; assembly and metal finishing.

Join our successful aerospace supply chain, where your business will soar to new heights.

Highly skilled aerospace talent supply

Tool Gauge machine operator, Tacoma WA aerospace supplier

Nine regional colleges and universities, along with 12 technical schools, produce 54,200 graduates each year. The University of Washington Tacoma, and Bates and Clover Park Technical Colleges each serve as a significant pipeline of aerospace workers.

The Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue region was a Top 10 Best Places to Live according to the U.S. News & World Report, making it easy for companies to recruit top talent.


Governor Inslee’s top priority is to create an economic climate where innovation and entrepreneurship can continue to thrive and create well-paying jobs in every corner of our state.

The aerospace industry is a source of pride for thousands of employees and hundreds of businesses across the state. In Pierce County alone, roughly 80 businesses support the aerospace ecosystem as suppliers and manufacturers.

Download the suppliers guide for a list of the top companies and their accreditations by category.


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