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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published July 18, 2013

MONDAY: GOVERNOR O’MALLEY TO VISIT ATK SPACE SYSTEMS DIVISION



 

GOVERNOR O’MALLEY TO VISIT ATK SPACE SYSTEMS DIVISION

Will highlight job creation and role of aerospace industry in Maryland's growing innovation economy

 

ANNAPOLIS, MD (July, 18, 2013) — On Monday, July 22, Governor Martin O’Malley will visit ATK Space Systems Division to highlight Maryland’s aerospace industry as integral to the state’s growing innovation economy. Maryland is home to 15 of America’s top 20 aerospace companies and 70 of the country’s top 100 defense contractors. These sectors support more than 140,000 direct jobs in Maryland.

A global aerospace, defense and commercial products company, ATK joined Governor O’Malley at the 50th International Paris Air Show in an effort to help Maryland businesses market themselves to international customers and promote the State of Maryland to businesses abroad in an ever-changing 21st century global economy.

Media, please note strict RSVP rules as this event will be held at a secure facility. Please RSVP to Press.intern@maryland.gov by 3 p.m. on Friday, July 19, with your name, title and country of citizenship.

WHAT: Governor O’Malley to highlight aerospace industry and Maryland’s innovation economy

WHEN: Monday, July 22, 2013 at 10:45 a.m.

WHERE: ATK Group Space Systems, 5050 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville, MD 20705

Note: Due to the secure nature of the facilities, all guests, staff and members of the media must RSVP by 3 p.m. on Friday, July 19. To secure a space on the tour, please email press.intern@maryland.gov with your name, title and country of citizenship.