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News: Rising Aircraft Demand Leads To Increased Employment At Piper

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  1. Increased Employment At Piper As a Result Of High Aircraft Demand
    Piper has seen the largest expansion of its employment role since 2009. The airframer said that it has achieved double-digit growth in deliveries and aircraft revenue for the 2017 period so far. The increase in demand for Piper products and resulting increase in production volume has driven the company headcount to over 900 employees located at the Piper world headquarters in Vero Beach, Florida. During the past 18 months, Piper Aircraft has hired over 300 employees, representing more than a 20% increase in employees.
  2. The president and CEO of the company is very happy with the year's progress and short-term future outlook and had this to say. “With aircraft orders in place for 2018 and several long term contracts for trainer aircraft, the near term forecast is stable. Additionally, our commitment to a level-loaded, build to order business model further enhances stability and creates consistent work load for the team,” said President and CEO Simon Caldecott. “We are driven to continuously improve our products in support of our customers and their needs which helps create demand and results in the need for a strong and committed workforce,” he added.

    For more information:

    Piper Aircraft
    2926 Piper Drive
    Vero Beach, FL 32960


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