- Press Release
- Sep 29, 2022
Special Aerospace Services Announces Expansion Into The Cummings Research Park In Huntsville, Alabama
It was announced today that Special Aerospace Services (SAS), a tactical engineering company, is expanding and opening a production facility in the Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama.
The facility, located in the Cummings Research Park — the fourth largest research park in the world and second largest in the U.S. — is part of SAS’ expansion strategy that will expedite its strategic, tactical, manufacturing, logistics, and R&D activities. The new facility, called “The Campus,” is a 55,000 square foot federal services, research, and special activities branch. It will encompass an engineering and training space, high bay assembly, advanced manufacturing, and research bays. The eventual phased development of The Campus will encompass up to three major buildings and 50 high technology jobs.
“With our growing list of government and industry clients, this is the next phase of growth for SAS and Huntsville is the perfect place for an expanding aerospace and advanced technology company,” stated SAS president and CEO, Heather Bulk. “This location offers an ability for SAS to rapidly provide systems, products, and services to our clients and their critical missions in an extremely business-friendly environment.”
SAS delivers a seamless workflow between their engineers and manufacturing teams by providing a full-cycle solution portfolio that includes tactical engineering support in propulsion, avionics, systems, safety, and launch site integration, as well as rapid prototyping, manufacturing, and procurement of mission-critical aerospace hardware. SAS strategic partners include NASA, DoD, and many commercial space providers. SAS is also the parent company of SAS Flight Factory™, an AS9100D-certified and vertically integrated division designed to address the critical and immediate needs of its clients.
Tim Bulk, SAS’ chief technology officer and co-founder, remarked that “the SAS team has a long history of working with clients in Rocket City. There is no better place to bring together commercial space entrepreneurship, industry, and government collaboration for advanced engineering and systems development.”
ABOUT SAS: Special Aerospace Solutions (SAS), a certified woman-owned business, started in 2007 with a small team of visionaries and is now a collaborative team of 100+ tenacious specialists, acting as trusted partners to clients in defense, space, and civilian markets. SAS’ nimble teams of aerospace, operational, and R&D experts are connected by their shared mission to further humankind’s dreams in air and space, and together they are driven to innovate across a full-cycle portfolio that includes tactical engineering support in propulsion, avionics, systems, safety, and launch site integration, as well as rapid prototyping, manufacturing, and procurement of mission-critical aerospace hardware. SAS is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with additional locations in Denver CO, Huntsville AL, Cape Canaveral FL, Houston TX, and Washington DC.