Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association

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September 21 & 22, 2016
Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Briefing

MAMA thanks the Hosts, Sponsors, Attendees and most of all the Speakers who made the September 21st & 22nd Fort Custer Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) briefings so successful.

Attendee comments:

"Good presentation on the program with extremely knowledgeable speakers."

"The event was my first and presented in a way that will bring me back for future events."

"This event reinforced my recommendation to our President to continue with our MAMA membership"

"MAMA did a good job of bringing all these presenters together for the day. Thank you."

"Outstanding as are all MAMA events. Thank you"

"Great job by the MAMA group. Great information and great networking opportunity!"




Warren, MI 
September 21, 2106

Schupan & Sons and The Air Zoo
Kalamazoo, MI
September 22, 2016


Adam Garfein, Ph.D.
Vice President
Menawat & Co.

John Simmons
Managing Partner
The Roosevelt Group

Brad Bruce
Small/Diverse Business & Strategic Alliances, Boeing Network and Space Systems

Riki Ellison
Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance

Daniel J. Shanahan
Senior Manager GMD
Boeing Strategic Missile and Defense Systems

2016 Farnborough International Airshow 

2016 Farnborough International Airshow (July 11-17)

MAMA delegation visiting the Boeing Chalet.

L to R: Dave Pascoe, Weldaloy; Tim Keating, EVP Boeing; Jennifer Lowe, VP Boeing; Gavin Brown, MAMA; and Jamie Tollon, Futuramic Tool & Engineering Company.

2016 Huntsville Trade Mission

MAMA delegation visiting the United Launch Alliance facility near Huntsville, Alabama -- May 2016.

The Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association organized and led a delegation of twenty Michigan based aerospace suppliers to visit procurement officials at Boeing Defense, Space & Security and United Launch Alliance in Huntsville, Alabama.

Some comments by participants:

"I was very appreciative of the amount of resources and time that Boeing and ULA dedicated to this trip. They put aside undivided attention for our delegation, and that was excellent."


"MAMA did an EXCELLENT job coordinating the right places to visit and the right people to see. This trip was so successful because it was so well planned."

Full trip follow-up survey can be found here



The mission of the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (“MAMA”) is to: serve and represent the interests of Michigan’s aerospace and defense manufacturing firms with a single unified voice; to provide educational programs and industry research to its members; and to promote the State of Michigan’s aerospace and defense manufacturing community within the global industry.

MAMA’s objective is to be the supply chain of choice that is recognized for taking the "costs out of cost" for services, manufactured components, assemblies and complete systems. We are designed to take the risk out of the supply chain by having the best in class suppliers for cost, quality and delivery.

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