Battle Creek Unlimited
A plane at Duncan Aviation, Battle Creek, MI
Industry clusters such as homeland security and aviation bring a unique set of assets to Battle Creek. Local expertise in these domains contributes to the collaboration and leveraging which are so important in maintaining momentum and encouraging business growth.
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Industry clusters such as homeland security and aviation bring a unique set of assets to Battle Creek. Local expertise in these domains contributes to the collaboration and leveraging which are so important in maintaining momentum and encouraging business growth. Battle Creek Unlimited values the potential of Battle Creek's industry clusters, and strives to support spin-off commercializations that identify products or solutions vetted by qualified, internal experts.

While Battle Creek Unlimited recognizes homeland security and aviation as two clusters with good growth potential, Battle Creek Unlimited continues to expand upon the current commercialization support and services to broaden its reach throughout the Battle Creek Aviation and e-Learning SmartZones.
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The aviation industry is huge and growing.  Commercial aviation markets are in the trillions of dollars with money being invested in infrastructure, maintenance and airframe component repair.  Separately, the General Aviation market includes over 320,000 general aviation aircraft world wide ranging from two-seat training airplanes to intercontinental business jets.  Of those 221,000 are based in the US.  General Aviation contributes more than $150 billion to the US economy annually and employs more than 1,265,000 people.

Battle Creek Unlimited is focused on capitalizing on the growth in the aviation industry by helping to develop businesses and using our unique local capabilities.  The Smartzone becomes a center of excellence for Aviation business growth and creates thoughtful business acceleration by working with the College of Aviation, WMU researchers and commercialization experience with companies like Duncan Aviation.

AVIATION ASSETS
  • Battle Creek Aviation SmartzoneSM - Learn more.
  • Homeland security initiatives
  • Aviation and aerospace research in human factors
  • Duncan Aviation
  • Western Michigan University College of Aviation - Learn more.
  • W.K. Kellogg Airport - Learn more.
  • Michigan Air National Guard - Learn more.
  • Federal Aviation Administration - Flight Inspections Field Office - Learn more.
Battle Creek Aviation and e-Learning SmartZone
The Smartzone becomes a center of excellence for Aviation business growth and creates thoughtful business acceleration by working with the College of Aviation, WMU researchers and commercialization experience with companies like Duncan Aviation.
WMU College of Aviation
Battle Creek Unlimited is focused on capitalizing on the growth in the aviation industry by helping to develop businesses and using our unique local capabilities.

Battle Creek Unlimited, Inc. | 4950 West Dickman Road | Battle Creek, Michigan 49037 | phone (269) 962-7526 | fax (269) 962-8096 | About Us | Contact Us

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