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Fri May 16, 2014

GTTC Training Programs Fuel Job Growth as Aviation Industry Continues to Expand in Triad

Among the few consistent bright spots in the Triad economy has been the aviation industry.

The T.H. Davis Aviation Center at GTCC is located at 260 Regional Road in Greensboro‬. On Feb. 21, 2013 officials with Guilford Technical Community held a groundbreaking for the future GTCC Aviation Building III.  The new 41,000-square-foot-facility will accommodate the aviation program's growing enrollment and allow for additional programs.
The T.H. Davis Aviation Center at GTCC is located at 260 Regional Road in Greensboro‬. On Feb. 21, 2013 officials with Guilford Technical Community held a groundbreaking for the future GTCC Aviation Building III. The new 41,000-square-foot-facility will accommodate the aviation program's growing enrollment and allow for additional programs.
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From big players such as Timco and Honda Aircraft Company, to smaller parts makers such as Machine Specialties and Purolator Facets, aviation continues to add well-paying jobs to the local economy. Growing along with the industry has been Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC), whose training programs fuel the local job growth in aviation.

In this week’s cover story in the Triad Business Journal, reporter Katie Arcieri looks at the training offered at GTCC’s Davis Aviation Center near the Piedmont Triad International Airport, and how those programs are expanding.

Katie Arcieri is a reporter with the Triad Business Journal. To read her story and more breaking business news from the region, go to the Triad Business Journal online at triad.bizjournals.com.

Justin Catanoso is director of the Journalism program at Wake Forest University and a regular contributor to 88.5 WFDD.

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