Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is one of America’s fastest growing private companies based on its significant expansion and reputation for rapid, innovative, and agile technology solutions in electronics, aerospace, avionics, space, propulsion, micro-satellite, aircraft, communications systems and solar energy. Under the leadership of CEO Fatih Ozmen and President Eren Ozmen, SNC employs over 2,500 people in 32 locations in 16 states. SNC’s six unique business areas are dedicated to providing leading-edge solutions to SNC’s dynamic customer base.
SNC is also the Top Woman-Owned Federal Contractor in the United States. Over the last 30 years under the Ozmen’s leadership, SNC has remained focused on providing its customers the very best in diversified technologies to meet their needs and has a strong and proven track record of success. The company continues to focus its growth on the commercial sector through internal advancements and outside acquisitions, including the emerging markets of renewable energy, telemedicine, nanotechnology, cyber and net-centric operations.
For more information on SNC visit www.sncorp.com.
Embraer has been in the United States for more than 30 years and employs more than 1,200 people. Its primary operations are in Florida, Arizona, Connecticut, Kentucky, Minnesota, Tennessee and Texas. Since establishing its U.S. headquarters in Ft. Lauderdale in 1979, Embraer USA has invested approximately $115 million in American facilities and infrastructure.
In 2011, Embraer moved the global headquarters of its Executive Jets Division from Brazil to Florida and opened its first U.S. aircraft assembly facility and a new Global Customer Center for Executive Jets in Melbourne, Florida, creating 200 new jobs. In March 2012, the company announced the establishment of the Embraer Engineering and Technology Center USA – also in Melbourne. This R&D center will employ 200 aerospace engineers.
Embraer is the world’s third largest commercial aircraft manufacturer and is a major consumer of U.S. aircraft components – more than $2 billion annually. More than 7,000 U.S. jobs are supported as a result of Embraer’s component purchases.
For more on Embraer, see this article from DefenceTalk.