Action Aero in Charlottetown, employs 35 people who support customers in regional turboprop marketplace world-wide.
“Since 2008, we have been adding an average of five people per year,” says Dave Trainor.
“There is a very vibrant aviation industry on PEI. Over 1,000 people work directly in the industry. We have competitors all over the world. Our advantage is that we have a very dedicated workforce that is very acceptable to change, progress, and six sigma and lean manufacturing, which makes us more efficient and productive.
“We need to focus on education to develop our workforce. We need to make sure that we are producing the highest skill levels, and encourage people to further their education in the areas we see as growing on PEI. We should encourage them to go to an educational institution on PEI to help create that workforce we need to grow.”
For more about Action Aero, visit www.actionaero.com.