The aircraft industry continues to grow in the Bridgeport area.
The efforts include a new terminal and business park under construction at the North Central West Virginia Airport along with the expansion of aviation maintenance/pilot training programs.
Engine Management Specialist recently announced plans to expand its operations to a 40,000-square foot facility on Route 19 south of Clarksburg.
EMS owner and president Tim Critchfield said the new division, Turbine Engine Component Specialist, will add to the company mission of providing cost effective engine maintenance options worldwide.
“As we do that and you add things to your capability list, we anticipate growth in that facility will add anywhere from 50 to 75 additional employees,” Critchfield said.