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Governor Scott Highlights Job Growth at Aerospace Technologies Group

Jul 28, 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted recent job growth at Aerospace Technologies Group, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of window shade systems for private and commercial aviation. Over the past five years, ATG has created more than 50 jobs for families in Boca Raton. The company currently employs 150 Floridians.

Governor Scott said, “I am proud to celebrate Aerospace Technologies Group’s recent success in Florida and the creation of more than 50 new jobs over the past five years. Florida manufacturers like ATG are incredible job creators in our state, and we will continue to cut taxes and reduce burdensome regulations to help these businesses create more opportunities for our families. I look forward to seeing ATG continue to grow and invest in the Boca Raton community.”

Founded in 1998, ATG is the premier developer and supplier of window shade systems for private and commercial aviation, and the largest Tier One supplier of window shade systems to OEMs worldwide. ATG operates a modern state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and conference center in Boca Raton, Florida with 93,000 square feet of space. The company facilities include a Research and Development Lab, Assembly Dept, Paint Facilities, Engineering and Certification, as well as a secure Inventory Dept and Quality Assurance Lab. ATG’s advanced products have established the company as a global leader in aircraft window shade product innovation, manufacturing, support, service and reliability.

Simon R. Kay, president and CEO of Aerospace Technologies, said, “Aerospace Technologies Group has an unparalleled team of engineers, designers and team members that work hard each day to help our company meet the needs our clients across the globe. We appreciate Governor Scott joining us today to highlight our recent growth and thank him for his commitment to creating a business-friendly environment in Florida so companies like ours can succeed.”

City of Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie said, “With a client list that includes companies like Boeing, Gulfstream, Bombardier, Emirates, Air France and British Airways, it’s clear to see why Aerospace Technologies Group is a leader in their industry.  We’re proud of ATG’s growth and accomplishments and wish them continued success.”

Palm Beach County Commissioner Steve Abrams said, “Aerospace Technologies Group is a true example of the innovation taking place in the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University.  Already a leader in the aerospace industry – we look forward to watching ATG continue to grow as they expand into new markets.”

Andrew Duffell, President and CEO of The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, said, “The Research Park at FAU is home to 19 high impact companies that add jobs, innovation and dollars to our economy each year.  ATG represents the intensive focus on sustainable business growth, innovation, product development and creativity that takes place in the Research Park every day.”


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