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Aerospace sector needs 100 more staff

Report outlines plans for growth

A strategy to expand the Island's aerospace industry by more than 10% by the end of the decade has been published.

The Isle of Man Aerospace Cluster, which incorporates seven bodies (including government), says it wants to grow the workforce by 100 staff before 2020.

A renewed global marketing push, as well as taking on up to 18 graduates per year, are listed among the objectives.

Cluster chairman Adrian Moore said the last decade had brought unbridled growth to the sector, and since the IOMAC was formed in 2006, it had achieved almost two dozen international accolades.

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