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UTC Aerospace Systems’ legacy Hamilton Sundstrand business named in Aviation Week’s 2012 Workforce Study

By SpaceRef Editor
September 5, 2012
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UTC Aerospace Systems’ legacy Hamilton Sundstrand business was named in Aviation Week’s 2012 Workforce Study as a “Company where Aerospace and Defense Professionals Want to work.” UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

Hamilton Sundstrand was selected in two of three categories of the corporate study – “Respect for the Individual” and “Learning/Professional Development.” These categories, along with “Technological Challenge,” are the three areas employees in the industry said are most important to them as they make career decisions. Hamilton Sundstrand was one of 34 organizations that participated in the corporate study.

“We are honored to receive this recognition by Aviation Week. Hamilton Sundstrand has historically worked very hard to provide a stimulating and rewarding environment for employees,” said Doug Balsbough, vice president, Human Resources – Aircraft Systems, UTC Aerospace Systems. Balsbough previously served as Hamilton Sundstrand’s VP of Human Resources. “With the addition of more than 27,000 new employees following the integration of Goodrich and the expansion of our product and technology portfolio, our employees have greater opportunities for career development and interesting and fulfilling work.”

Hamilton Sundstrand has also ranked highly in the three categories in past Aviation Week workforce studies.

The 2012 Workforce Study is produced by Aviation Week in collaboration with the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and provides a single source of reliable data that analyzes current A&D workforce issues, trends and opportunities.
Aviation Week is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the world’s leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company that provides high-technology products and services to the aerospace and building industries.

SpaceRef staff editor.