Call for Aerospace Capabilities

Rockford Area Aerospace NetworkThe Rockford Area Aerospace Network (RAAN) is a consortium of companies implementing a strategic plan to increase the competitiveness of the Rockford Region for aerospace expansion and attraction. The Rockford Region is home to four tier-one aerospace companies and more than 250 suppliers within a 90-minute radius. Every commercial aircraft has a component or system that was designed or manufactured in the Rockford Region.

RAAN rebranded itself this year to better represent the strengths and capabilities of our region. The new tag-line; Every System Every Aircraft embodies the region’s influence on the aerospace industry.

Major subsectors of our region’s capabilities include AS9100 and Nadcap certified suppliers of:

  • Electric power generation systems
  • Power management
  • Actuation systems
  • Metal component fabrication
  • Aircraft interior manufacturing
  • Maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO)

RAAN and the RAEDC want to know what your aerospace capabilities include.

Visit to provide information that will be included on the RAAN and the RAEDC’s websites.