Economic Alliance Pushes Multiple Aerospace Goals By John Wolcott, Snohomish County Business Journal Freelance Writer
EVERETT — Bring on the Boeing 737MAX program, boost aerospace training
and education programs and add investment incentives and tax breaks for
all aerospace companies in Washington state.
Those are among the
key goals for Economic Alliance Snohomish County in coming months,
working with other economic development and aerospace organizations in
the county and state.
With its merger of the county's former
Economic Development Council, South Snohomish County and Everett
chambers of commerce complete, Economic Alliance Snohomish County
immersed in the new goals and priorities the organization was formed to
Landing the manufacturing site for new 737MAX — the
latest single-aisle model of Boeing's most popular aircraft ever
produced for the airline market — means much more than just achieving
that single goal, EASC Executive Director and CEO Troy McClelland told
SCBJ in a recent interview.