Maryland’s aerospace and defense assets soar at South Africa trade show

09/21/2022 | Amanda Winters

Maryland’s aerospace and defense assets soar at South Africa trade show

09/21/2022 | Amanda Winters

As the only U.S. state participating in this year’s Africa Aerospace & Defense  trade show, Maryland is bound to impress industry leaders and decision makers from around the world.

The event, being held in Tshwane, South Africa from September 21-25, is known as the largest exhibition of its kind on the African continent and attracts attendees from more than 100 countries across the globe. This is the third time Maryland has attended the trade show, utilizing the opportunity to promote the state’s impressive aerospace and defense assets.

Heading the trip is the Maryland Department of Commerce, which is leading a delegation of local companies to the overseas exhibition. The state can be found at booth #TBD8 along with its delegation members, including Atkinson Aeronautics & Technology  (California); AvDyne AeroServices, LLC  (Glen Burnie); BC3 Technologies  (Baltimore); MBA Growth Partners  (Rockville); Practical Technologies, Inc.  (Middle River); Pugh & Tiller PR  (Annapolis); and Zanstrasat, LLC  (Columbia). Learn more about this week’s trade show.

WIth Maryland’s #1 ranking for concentration of aerospace engineers in California - Lexington Park; its top stat for federal obligations in research and development; and its leading technology and science workforce, it isn’t hard to discover the advantages of doing business in Maryland.

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