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Stavatti Aerospace lands in Niagara County, aiming to create 590 jobs in next five years

Stavatti Aerospace Ltd., based in San Bernardino, California, has pledged to invest nearly $26 million and create 590 jobs within the next five years.
Credit: PETER OSTAPCHENKO/STAVATTI
A rendering of one of the Stavatti aircraft. PETER OSTAPCHENKO/STAVATTI

NIAGARA, N.Y. — A California-headquartered aircraft design firm has selected a former U.S. Army Reserve Center in Niagara County for its prototype development and production facility.

Stavatti Aerospace Ltd., based in San Bernardino, California, has pledged to invest nearly $26 million and create 590 jobs within the next five years.

The nearly 20-acre site along Porter Road in the Town of Niagara neighbors Niagara Falls International Airport and the Niagara Air Reserve station — two factors that helped the region land the facility over places such as Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Dayton, Ohio; and Winnipeg, Manitoba. Sites in more than 30 states and three Canadian provinces were considered.  You can read the full story on Buffalo Business First's website