Nixon to announce aerospace firm expansion in Missouri

Monday, September 20, 2010 | 7:07 a.m. CDT; updated 11:44 a.m. CDT, Monday, September 20, 2010

WASHINGTON, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon planned to visit eastern Missouri on Monday to announce that an aerospace parts maker will expand operations and will create new jobs.

The announcement was scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday in Washington at the proposed site of a new plant to be built by Valent Aerostructures.

Valent is based in Lenexa, Kan., and operates plants in Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri. The company supplies sub-assemblies for companies in commercial and military aerospace.


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