TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly on Thursday applauded Brek Manufacturing Firm’s plan to develop its operation into the state of Kansas.
The Southern California-based aerospace firm introduced that it intends to buy two buildings in Wichita, investing $4.5 million and creating 75 new jobs over the subsequent 5 years.
“Wichita’s popularity because the Air Capital of the World – paired with our state’s gifted workforce and powerful financial system – makes Brek’s enlargement into Kansas a no brainer,” Governor Laura Kelly stated. “We’ll proceed investing in our manufacturing and aerospace industries to assist our present corporations and recruit new companies and jobs to Kansas.”
Brek specializes within the manufacture of complicated structural plane components, together with contoured floor components frequent within the mould line of modern-day aircrafts. In keeping with the corporate, Wichita’s aerospace and aviation ecosystem and workforce drove their determination to develop into Kansas.
“Our state is proud to be the house of the Air Capital of the World,” Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland stated. “Brek is the most recent instance of Wichita’s well-deserved aerospace popularity leading to new enterprise funding and new jobs for Kansas. Congratulations to Brek, and thanks for selecting to develop within the nation’s finest state for enterprise.”
Brek merchandise at the moment are in service all through industrial, strategic and tactical army aircrafts.
“As we started exploring choices for enlargement, I beneficial together with Wichita as a result of I’ve personally skilled the advantage of working in one of many prime aerospace clusters,” Marwan Hammouri, President and CEO Brek Manufacturing, stated. “As we transfer by all of the items of a sophisticated course of, we’re excited in regards to the prospects that opening a Wichita enlargement brings to our prospects and to the neighborhood and state.”
“Brek Manufacturing desirous to develop in Wichita over rising their present location in California is important for our area,” stated Tammy Porazka, Vice President of Financial Improvement for the Higher Wichita Partnership. “The CEO is aware of from beforehand being positioned within the Air Capital of the excessive worth and quite a few advantages of our aerospace ecosystem and our world-class workforce. We’re so excited in regards to the prospects this information brings and thank all of the companions who helped make this attainable, together with the Kansas Division of Commerce, Metropolis of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Evergy and Workforce Alliance of South-Central Kansas.”
Brek’s enlargement plans are in course of following a vote on Industrial Income Bonds (IRBs) at subsequent week’s Wichita Metropolis Council assembly.