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NMRMC receives $2.6M investment in recovery assistance

Chanute Tribune staff In the midst of providing the community with COVID-19 vaccinations this week, Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center is doing cartwheels. “We’re so excited,” said Anna Methvin, NMRMC Foundation director. The US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced Thursday that it was awarding a $2.6 million…

American Industrial Partners Makes Investment in Orizon Aerostructures

Kansas City, Missouri. On December 28th, 2020, American Industrial Partners (“AIP”) invested $50 million of capital into Orizon Aerostructures, LLC (“Orizon” or the “Company”) to further enable growth and the execution of the Company’s long-term business strategy.  Founded in 2016 by entrepreneurs Charlie Newell and Henry Newell, Orizon is a…

Business of the Year Awarded to Orizon Aerostructures

Chanute Chamber awards Orizon Aerostructures, Business of the Year Chamber President Scott Cunningham presented the 2019 Business of the Year Award to Orizon Aerostructures. The Business of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding business or industry that has made contributions in the following areas:  longevity of business, contributions to community,…

Orizon Aerostructures Announces their continuing partnership with the City of Chanute, KS

  On Tuesday September 24th, 2019, Orizon broke ground on a new 120,000 square foot expansion.  This addition will be used for assembling a significant section of the Boeing 737 fuselage for Spirit AeroSystems. Subject to meeting defined employment guidelines, the City of Chanute has promised to provide economic benefit…

Orizon Receives Transparency Award From Spirit Aerosystems

Daniel McCoy - Reporter, Wichita Business Journal Several suppliers located in Spirit AeroSystems Inc.’s hometown of Wichita are among the manufacturer’s top suppliers for 2018. Spirit (NYSE: SPR) recently honored 10 companies for performance at its annual supplier’s banquet in Wichita. Among the honorees were local suppliers Cox Machine Inc. and Quik Tek Machining…

Orizon Aerostructures, LLC announces the opening a new facility in St. Louis

Kansas City, MO, February 15, 2018 The aerospace, defense and space exploration markets are experiencing unprecedented growth and the future outlook is extremely positive. In fact, commercial aircraft backlogs and production rates are at all-time highs, the new F-35 Lightning II is ramping to full rate production and private companies…

Orizon plans for relocation to Olathe, KS

Kansas City-based Orizon Aerostructures plans to relocate its North Kansas City manufacturing operation to Olathe as the company seeks additional space to accommodate new contracts. Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article171510097.html#storylink=cpy Orizon plans for relocation to Olathe, KS

Orizon recognized by Northrop Grumman for Supply Chain Excellence

Kansas City, MO, March 10, 2017 – Orizon Aerostructures selected by Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) to receive the Innovation Award for exceptional performance. Orizon was chosen to receive the Innovation Award by Northrop Grumman. This award recognizes suppliers that create value for their business through product and service innovation, quality, cost…

Orizon Aerostructures acquires Spirit AeroSystems’ Chanute Operations

Newly formed Orizon Aerostructures has signed an agreement to purchase Spirit AeroSystems’ Chanute operations, expanding on its June announcement to establish an aerospace manufacturing facility in Chanute, Kan. As part of the agreement, Spirit’s Chanute statement of work will transition under the new company name Orizon Aerostructures – Chanute, Inc.…

Orizon Aersostructures announces intent to purchase Spirit AeroSystems’ Chanute Operations

Newly formed Orizon Aerostructures has signed an agreement to purchase Spirit AeroSystems’ Chanute operations, expanding on its June announcement to establish an aerospace manufacturing facility in Chanute, Kan. As part of the agreement, Spirit’s Chanute statement of work will transition under the new company name Orizon Aerostructures – Chanute, Inc.…

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