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101 Best Washington Aerospace Companies and Startups

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Washington based Aerospace companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Aerospace industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Washington Aerospace Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Blue Origin

Blue Origin

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Blue Origin is an aerospace company that focuses on lowering the cost of spaceflight and helping to explore the solar system.

Stoke Space

Stoke Space

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Stoke Space develops reusable rockets to provide the satellite industry with low-cost, on-demand access to and from any orbit.

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BRINC

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BRINC builds technology in the service of public safety.

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magniX

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magniX is bringing to market advanced all-electric propulsion systems for commercial aviation & defense.

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Xplore

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Xplore is an agile space company dedicated to deep space exploration.

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Spaceflight Industries

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Spaceflight Industries provides small-satellite services and solutions to enable new applications through the commercialization of space.

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Radian

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Radian is building the world’s first truly reusable orbital aerospace vehicle.

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BlackSky Global

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BlackSky Global is a satellite-imaging-as-a-service startup based in Seattle.

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Starfish Space

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Starfish Space builds small space tugs to provide an on-demand in-space transportation service.

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KinectAir

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KinectAir is the operating system for AAM. Enabling affordable small aircraft to be booked from smartphones using local community airports.

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ZEVA AERO

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ZEVA designs and builds electric aircraft for mission critical travel.

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Aviation Technical Services

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Aviation Technical Services is a provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for commercial and military aircraft.

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Aerovel

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Aerovel is a developer of an unmanned aerial system used to offer reliable long-range imaging.

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Airborne Motorworks

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Aerospace Technology

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Positron Dynamics

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Positron dynamics develops positron beam technologies used in the testing of critical components in the aerospace and defense markets.

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First Mode

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First Mode builds the barely possible to enable a sustainable future for everyone, everywhere.

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AerLink

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AerLink develops Blockchain-based digital transformation solutions for the aviation financing sector.

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Freefly Systems

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Freefly Systems develops MōVI camera gimbals and aerial UAV solutions for motion, picture & video.

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Alaska Air Group

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Alaska Airlines is the eighth-largest U.S. airline based on passenger traffic and is the dominant U.S. West Coast air carrier.

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Allied Telesis

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A Telesis operates sales, leasing, distribution, and maintenance facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Finland and China.

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Insitu

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Insitu designs, develops, produces, and operates high-performance, cost-effective unmanned aircraft systems.

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D & B Risk Management

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Drone and Balloon Risk Management was founded by an aerospace industrial designer with worldwide experience, and a network of aviation.

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Leostella

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LeoStella is a satellite design and manufacturing company that develops propulsion systems and earth observation constellation components.

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DiamondStream Partners

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DiamondStream Partners is a manager that invests in the future of travel and aviation.

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Jetoptera

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Jetoptera is an aviation startup developing powerful UAVs and realistic flying cars to revolutionize the way they transport products.

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Imaginetics

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An Auburn, Wash.-based maker of precision metal components and assemblies for the aerospace industry

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Cub Crafters

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Cub Crafters is an aircraft manufacturer based in Yakima, Washington.

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Gladiator Technologies

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Gladiator Technologies builds High Performance Inertial MEMS sensors and systems

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Korry Electronics

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Korry has been a trusted name in human-machine interface (HMI) solutions for 75 years

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SeaCast

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SeaCast.is an Aviation and Aerospace company.

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PLEXSYS Interface Products

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PLEXSYS Interface Products specializes in modeling and simulation systems.

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Onboard Systems International

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Onboard Systems International is designs and manufactures a complete line of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment.

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Danner Corporation

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Danner Corporation is a manufacturing & engineering firm specializing in manufacture of the composite systems & the structures

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Pexco Aerospace

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Pexco Aerospace is a manufacturing of extruded plastic interior parts.

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LKD Aerospace

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Aerospace Parts Distributor/Manufacturer

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Universal Aerospace

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Universal Aerospace manufactures and supplies machined and sheet metal parts to the aerospace and commercial aircraft industries.

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Jamco America

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Jamco America is an aerospace company that manufactures, supplies & installs aircraft seatings, surfaces, nacelles and cabin parts.

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EOSPACE

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EOSPACE is an electro-optic integrated circuits and components manufacturing company.

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Exotic Metals

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Exotic Metals specializes in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art, high-strength complex hard-metal fabrications.

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Tlg Aerospace

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TLG Aerospace has the capability to support the entire iterative aircraft design cycle from product development to certification.

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iJet Technologies

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iJet Technologies develops technology solutions for the aviation industry and offers aircraft data collecting and disseminating solutions.

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Hytek Finishes

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Hytek Finishes renders plating, anodize, titanium etch, non-destructive testing & organic coating services for aviation & aerospace sectors.

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Northwest Aerospace Technologies

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Northwest Aerospace Technologies, Inc., an engineering services company, engages in aircraft modification engineering, certification.

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Avtech Corp

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Avtech Corp is design, development, and manufacture of electronic systems for the aerospace industry.

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JWD Machine

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JWD Machine, Inc. is a growing manufacturer of metal and composite parts and assemblies for customers in the aerospace.

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Royell Manufacturing

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Royell Manufacturing serves the aerospace industry as a global supplier of machined & fabricated structural components, kits, & assemblies.

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Heath Tecna

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Heath Tecna, Inc. designs, manufactures, and supplies interior products for the passenger aircraft industry worldwide.

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Orion Aerospace

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Orion Aerospace provides precision manufacturing for aerospace, defense, automotive, medical, and marine industries.

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Naverus

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GE Aviation provides commercial and military jet engines, components, avionics, and electric power and mechanical systems for aircrafts.

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Ballard Technology

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Ballard Technology designs and produces avionics interface solutions for defense and commercial aerospace applications.

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The Museum of Flight

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The Museum of Flight is one of the largest non-profit air and space museums in the world.

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Tool Gauge

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Tool Gauge is an industrial company that manufacturers complex plastic and metal assemblies for the aerospace industry.

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Greenpoint Technologies

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Greenpoint Technologies is the manufactuer of VIP Cabin Interiors for widebody aircraft and a BBJ completion center.

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Blue Marble Space Institute of Science

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Blue Marble Space Institute of Science is a non-profit research institute studying Earth system science, space exploration, and humanity.

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National Precision Bearing

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National Precision Bearing specializes in precision bearing solutions for aerospace, defence, medical and industrial applications.

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Harper Engineering Company

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Harper Engineering Company designs and develops an array of mechanically engineered devices & composite components for aircraft interiors.

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Collinear Group

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Collinear is a select group of aerospace experts who have been hand-picked to offer a wide variety of consulting and technical services.

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Service Steel Aerospace

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Service Steel Aerospace is one of the largest aerospace steel and titanium distributors in the world.

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Aerospace Orbit

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Aerospace Orbit is the newest addition to the ASAP Semiconductor family and was created to serve the aerospace and defense industries.

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Sekisui Aerospace

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Sekisui Aerospace offers designing, testing, manufacturing composite products of Aerospace industry.

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Windspeed Technologies

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Windspeed Technologies is an aerospace engineering services company offering full spectrum engineering services.

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AR Aviation Services

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AR Aviation Services specializes in commercial aircraft component repair, structural repairs, airframe repairs and overhaul services.

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Advanced Interactive Systems, Inc.

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Advanced Interactive Systems is a supplier of live fire specialized range facilities, virtual simulation products.

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Cascade Gasket & Manufacturing

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Cascade Gasket & Manufacturing focuses on the production of compression molding. gasket fabrication, foam, sponges and clamp blocks.

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Drone Africa

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Drone Africa specializing in drone based aerial photography & video.

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Pacific Propeller International

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Pacific Propeller International manufactures new blades and offers repair and overhaul services to regional & transport propeller aircraft.

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EDMO Distributors

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The world’s largest wholesale distributor of aircraft electronics, avionic test equipment, installation supplies.

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PCC Aerostructures

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PCC Aerostructures provides mechanical, electromechanical integration, engineering, programming, and manufacturing solutions.

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SkyOne Aerospace

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SkyOne Aerospace provides aviation repair, maintenance, and overhaul facility for military and commercial aircraft.

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AEROMECH INCORPORATED

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AEROMECH INCORPORATED offers aircraft engineering, testing, and certification services to OEMs, airlines, and military people.

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Pacific Coast Composites

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Pacific Coast Composites is committed to supplying the composite and metal bond repair industry with materials and accessories.

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Raisbeck Engineering

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Raisbeck Engineering designs, develops, and markets performance improvement systems for business and commercial jet-powered aircraft.

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Intertox

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Intertox is a scientific consulting firm that serves toxicological support to clients globally.

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Majestic Aerotech

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Majestic Aerotech manufactures, rebuilds, re-certifies, supplies emergency medical products and aircraft parts.

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JD Ott

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JD Ott is an aerospace precision manufacturer that handles fabrication, milling, turning, grinding, heat treatment and assembly of products.

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Orbite

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Orbite is a space training company that offers space travel and luxury hospitality.

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Aerofab NDT

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Aerofab NDT designs and manufactures non-destructive testing tools for the aerospace, military, and aviation sectors.

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Waypoint Aeronautical

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Waypoint Aeronautical is a manufacturer of door, cabin trainers, and simulator products along with aeronautical engineering services.

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Jemco Components & Fabrication

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Jemco Components & Fabrication is a precision machining and sheet metal fabrication company manufacturer of metal and plastic machine parts.

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Hill AeroSystems

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Hill AeroSystems manufactures aerospace parts and provides CNC machining, waterjet, assembly, EDM, and reverse engineering services.

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Precision Aerospace Products

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Precision Aerospace Products offers technical services, guidance, and expertise to the business and military aviation market.

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Toray Composite Materials

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Toray Composite Materials provides composite materials.

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Skycast Solutions

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We make the ‘TrayVu’ IFE system – the first integrated into the seat tray.

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Innovative Composite Engineering

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ICE is the Carbon Fiber tubing manufacturer for the oil/gas, aerospace, heavy industrial and recreational markets.

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NorthWest Research Associates

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NorthWest Research Associates is a research organization that specializes in geophysical and space sciences research and consulting.

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Angeles Composite Technologies, Inc.

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ACTI is a world-class supplier of advanced structural composite assemblies and components

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Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee

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AJAC is a nonprofit organization that develops aerospace & manufacturing apprenticeship programs for WA State.

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Damar Aerosystems

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Damar Aerosystems is an aviation & aerospace company that provides sheet metal products.

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Applied Database Technology

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Applied Database Technology provides solutions to companies that operate, maintain, repair and overhaul aircrafts.

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Keltia Design

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Keltia Design is an engineering firm that specializes in training, technical recruitment and design services for the aerospace industry.

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Port of Moses Lake

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Port of Moses Lake is an aviation, manufacturing, and technology hub in the Pacific Northwest.

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Compensation Works

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Compensation Works specializes in clients develop and implement compensation programs.

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Dualos

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Dualos manufactures aviation and aerospace components providing strategic business development.

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ASKO PROCESSING

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ASKO has provided high-quality services to plate, paint, repair or recondition metal parts for aerospace & industrial applications.

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Pipeline2Space

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Pipeline2space uses RAM-Accelerator technology to radically change the economics of space exploration.

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Stara Space

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Stara provides secure data relay, storage, and computation for low earth orbit.

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Vose Technical Systems

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Vose Technical Systems specializes in the acquisition and maintenance of federation military equipment.

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Spokane International Airport

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Spokane International Airport specializes in cargo, commercial carriers and aircraft service operations.

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Pacific Airways

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Pacific Airways is an international virtual airline firm. It offers some of the most modern aircraft available and more.

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StratusG

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StratusG offers strategy development, data security, salesforce enablement, interim CIO, content management and drug development solutions.

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Blue Streak Finishers

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An Everett, Wash.-based metal finishing company specializing in processing and related services for large complex aerostructures.

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