Puerto Rico’s legacy in the manufacturing industry, coupled with a highly skilled workforce, excellent infrastructure, and competitive tax incentives, continue to attract multi-million-dollar investments, including the likes of Lufthansa Technik Puerto Rico, Honeywell Aerospace, and Pratt & Whitney Puerto Rico.
Advanced manufacturing and aerospace companies come to Puerto Rico for its talented workforce, established manufacturing environment, competitive real estate costs, and other assets:
The Rafael Hernandez-Aguadilla Airport (BQN) stands out for many reasons:
“Puerto Rico, and specifically the Aguadilla airport, is the perfect location for an MRO facility. We have customers from North America and Latin America … I am optimistic about the future. Puerto Rico’s strengths, the location, a U.S. jurisdiction, the trained people … With the right leadership and planning, the industry will continue to grow.” — Patrick Foley, CEO of Lufthansa Technik Puerto Rico
– The Weekly Journal, Sept. 25, 2019
“Getting FAA approval would also have been more complicated outside of the United States.“
A large network of professionals, industry associations, educational institutions, and local government offices supports new arrivals to this exciting sector.