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  • Johnstown Pa Defense Hub

    1. 1. Johnstown:Pennsylvania’s Defense Hub PresentersJohnstown Area Regional industries (JARI) Wessel & Company 01 May 2012
    2. 2. Today’s Topics & Takeaways Who is Johnstown?  A Cost-Effective Workforce That is Second to None Key Johnstown Defense Highlights  Proximity to Defense Dollars and Decisions  An Established, Deep, and Broad Private Sector Defense Capability  Expert Support for Defense Companies A Johnstown Success Story Presentation Wrap-Up
    3. 3. Who Is Johnstown?A Cost Effective Workforce That is Second to None Johnstown, PA
    4. 4. On the Map Close to major eastern ports via air, rail, and road. New York, NY State College, PA Philadelphia, PA Johnstown, PA Pittsburgh, PA Baltimore, MD Washington, DC Within 500 mi 160 km / 800 km of 50% of US population and 320 km 60% of Richmond, VA Norfolk, VA Canadian population
    5. 5. Johnstown Labor Shed 420,000 population 220,000 workforce 202,000 employed 30 mi / 48 km 57/43% white collar vs. blue collar (US & PA ~ 39/61) Johnstown, PA Salaries ~ 84% of the U.S. average.
    6. 6. Income Comparison 120(U.S.) 100 80 60 40 20 0 Johnstown MSA LA – Long Beach MSA Washington, DC MSA Notes: Johnstown MSA includes Cambria County only.
    7. 7. Cost of Living Comparison(U.S.) Johnstown MSA LA – Long Beach PMSA Washington, DC PMSA
    8. 8. Financial “Quality of Life” LA / Long Beach Income vs. COL Ratio = 107 / 155.8 = 0.69 Washington Income vs. COL Ratio = 105 / 140.0 = 0.75 Johnstown Income vs. COL Ratio = 84 / 87.4 = 0.96 Johnstown workers can be paid considerably less than their respective counterparts, yet still enjoy a significantly higher financial quality of life (40% higher than LA, 28% higher than DC).
    9. 9. Johnstown Workforce Personality Large 3rd generation European immigrant component. “Can Do” attitude. “Quality Proud.” Reliable & Stable. Legacy “rust belt” jobs – coal and steel – being replaced with diversified, high-tech careers. Click here.
    10. 10. Key Johnstown Defense Highlights Proximity to Dollars and Decisions Johnstown, PA
    11. 11. U.S. DOD Spending vs. The World sourceNotes: 2009 U.S. data here does not include supplemental budget requests to support thewars in Iraq and Afghanistan, which peaked at $187 B in FY 08 and is $89 B in FY 13.
    12. 12. DOD/DHS Location Overview 500 mile (805 km) Johnstown radius Notes: DOD spending is allocated across numerous departments and installations. Johnstown is centrally located to a significant number of these entities. Some of the installations indicated have been closed since this map’s development in 2005. The Coast Guard was placed under the Department of Homeland Security in 2003.
    13. 13. DOD/DHS Johnstown Proximity Service Installation State Coast Guard U.S. Coast Guard Academy CT Navy Naval Submarine Base New London (1) CT Coast Guard Coast Guard Headquarters DC Navy Naval Research Laboratory DC Air Force Dover Air Force Base (2) DE Air Force Andrews Air Force Base MD Army Aberdeen Proving Ground MD Army Fort Detrick MD Army Fort George G. Meade MD Navy U.S. Naval Academy MD Navy Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (3) ME Army Tank Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) MI Army Fort Bragg NC Marine Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base NC Air Force McGuire Air Force Base NJ Army Picatinny Arsenal (4) NJ Army Fort Dix NJ
    14. 14. DOD/DHS Johnstown Proximity Service Installation State Army Fort Drum NY Army U.S. Military Academy NY Army Watervliet Arsenal NY Air Force Wright Patterson Air Force Base (5) OH DLA Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime (6) OH Army Carlisle Barracks (7) PA Army Fort Indiantown Gap (8) PA Army Harrisburg Military Post (9) PA Army Letterkenny Army Depot (10) PA Army New Cumberland Army Depot (11) PA DLA Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support (12) PA Navy Naval Supply Systems Command (13) PA Army Pittsburgh Army Corps of Engineers (14) PA Army Tobyhanna Army Depot (15) PA Navy Willow Grove Naval Air Station (16) PA Army Fort Jackson SC Marine Parris Island Marine Corp Recruit Depot SC
    15. 15. DOD/DHS Johnstown Proximity Service Installation State Air Force Langley AFB (17) VA Army Fort A.P. Hill VA Army Fort Belvoir (18) VA Army Fort Eustis VA Army Fort Lee VA Army Fort Myer VA DLA Defense Logistics Agency Aviation (19) VA Joint Pentagon (20) VA Notes: RED numbers indicate entities depicted on the map on the following slide. The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is the Department of Defenses largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries. The DLA sources and provides nearly 100 percent of the consumable items America’s military forces need to operate, from food, fuel and energy, to uniforms, medical supplies, and construction and barrier equipment. DLA also supplies more than 80 percent of the military’s spare parts.
    16. 16. DOD/DHS Johnstown Proximity Map 3 1 15 4 14 8 9 13 11 16 6 10 7 5 Johnstown, PA 12 2 20 18 19 17 Notes: In addition to major military installations, Johnstown is centrally located among the three DLA Supply Centers in Columbus, Richmond, and Philadelphia.
    17. 17. DOD Prime Contracts by State Rank State Total $ (B) Total $ % 1 Virginia 42.8 11.4 2 California 40.3 10.7 3 Texas 32.2 8.6 4 Arizona 13.0 3.5 5 Maryland 12.4 3.3 6 Florida 12.3 3.3 7 Connecticut 12.3 3.3 8 Pennsylvania 12.3 3.3 9 Massachusetts 12.1 3.2 13 New York 7.6 2.0 15 New Jersey 7.5 2.0 20 Ohio 5.5 1.5 22 Maine 5.1 1.4 23 District of Columbia 4.8 1.3 24 North Carolina 4.1 1.0 26 Michigan 3.6 1.0 Notes: 2011 by place of performance, not recipient location. Several nearby states are ranked highly as well.
    18. 18. DOD Prime Contracts by PA County Total $ # County Pop Per Capita $ (B) 1 Delaware 2.45 558,979 4,383 2 Allegheny 1.74 1,223,448 1,422 3 York 1.02 434,972 2,345 4 Montgomery 1.08 799,874 1,350 5 Dauphin 0.70 268,100 2,611 6 Bucks 0.61 625,249 976 7 Chester 0.47 498,886 942 8 Lackawanna 0.38 214,437 1,772 9 Cambria 0.35 143,679 2,436 10 Philadelphia 0.31 1,526,006 203 Notes: 2010. Place of performance. Also, the Federal government (DOD included) spent $1.2B in procurement in Cambria County during 2010. Click here for details.
    19. 19. DOD Subcontracts by State Rank State Total $ (B) Total $ % 1 Virginia 5.7 10.71 2 California 5.4 10.22 3 Georgia 4.6 8.61 4 Texas 4.3 8.10 5 Missouri 3.0 5.59 6 Tennessee 2.7 5.11 7 Massachusetts 2.7 5.03 8 South Carolina 2.6 4.91 9 Florida 2.0 3.75 10 Washington 2.0 3.72 11 Illinois 1.7 3.29 12 Pennsylvania 1.6 3.04 16 Ohio 0.9 1.73 17 New York 0.9 1.66 18 North Carolina 0.7 1.25 Notes: 2011 by place of performance, not recipient location. The amount of subcontracting is a rough indicator of the robustness of supply chains.
    20. 20. Key Johnstown Defense Highlights An Established, Deep, and Broad Private Sector Defense Capability Johnstown, PA
    21. 21. Fast Facts In the Greater Johnstown region, over 750 organizations are actively registered to do business with the U.S. Government. Several, large prime contractors have facilities here. Prime contractors that don’t have facilities have significant supply chain components here. Companies work in aerospace, ground vehicles, electronics, IT, applied R&D, telecom, cancer research . . .
    22. 22. Accipiter Systems Hamill Manufacturing Martin-Baker America MountainTop Alkab H & W Global Technologies Argon ST/ Boeing Jet Aerospace MTS TechnologiesAugustine Die & Mold JWF Defense Systems Northrop Grumman Penn State Electro- BAE Systems Kennametal Optics CenterBooz Allen Hamilton Kitron Penn State Tool & Die Kongsberg Protech Precision Defense Clark Metals Systems Systems Concurrent API Technologies Quintech Technologies DRS Finmeccanica L. Robert Kimball RNDT Lockheed MartinDynacom Industries Spark Technologies Aeroparts Lockheed Martin Global Windber Research Global SFC Valve Supply Chain Services Institute
    23. 23. Don’t Just Take Our Word For It . . . Australian Defence Business Review Australian Defence Magazine VAYU (India)
    24. 24. Forbes Magazine Click here.
    25. 25. Key Johnstown Defense HighlightsExpert Support For Defense Companies Johnstown, PA
    26. 26. JARI Business Support Services Broad-spectrum approach:  Site location, debt & equity financing, business consulting, workforce development, technology transfer . . . An in-house “PTAC.” Strong interaction with allies:  U.S. Congressman Mark Critz (PA 12th)  U.S. Senators Bob Casey & Pat Toomey  Pennsylvania elected officials  Pennsylvania government agencies  Local elected officials  National & regional economic development groups
    27. 27. JARI Business Support Services A coordinated, collegial network of defense contractors:  JARI Defense Business Council  Government Business Development Forums Unique expertise in establishing global companies in the U.S. marketplace: Martin-Baker Gamesa Höganäs Kitron Kongsberg Caervision DRS Finmeccanica
    28. 28. Wessel Business Support Services Defense Niche Team:  Established network of professionals dedicated to government contracting.  Years of extensive experience with all branches of the U.S. government and military.  Detailed understanding of contracting regulations. Click here. Outcome:  Wessel clients have successful, long-term relationships with their Federal government buyers.
    29. 29. Wessel Business Support Services Contract Compliance Experts:  Bid & proposal process, cost analysis – modeling - budgeting, accounting system, internal control processes, regulatory (e.g., “FAR”) interpretation, DCAA audits and desk reviews, ITAR, contract closeout, training workshops . . .  Collaborative philosophy on sharing best practices. Facilitation of the Johnstown Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA):  Over 150 contracting professionals who meet on a monthly basis to share expertise in government contracting.  National Educational Series hosted locally.
    30. 30. The Johnstown Defense Capstone You’re Invited! BRING YOUR FRIENDS! 22/23/24 May 2012 www.showcaseforcommerce.com
    31. 31. A Johnstown Success Story Martin-Baker America Johnstown, PA
    32. 32. A Johnstown Success StoryKongsberg Protech Systems Johnstown, PA
    33. 33. Presentation Wrap Up Johnstown, PA
    34. 34. Takeaways Johnstown is one of the world’s best locations for international investment in the defense industry sector:  A Cost-Effective Workforce That is Second to None  Proximity to Defense Dollars and Decisions  An Established, Deep, and Broad Private Sector Defense Capability  Expert Support for Defense Companies Johnstown Will Support PA Trade Reps Better Than Anyone to Bring Defense- related FDI to PA.
    35. 35. Contact Information Johnstown Area Regional Industries (JARI) 245 Market Street, Suite 200 Johnstown, PA 15901 814.535.8675 www.jari.com Linda Thomson Bob Shark President VP lthomson@jari.com bshark@jari.com Wessel & Company 215 Main Street Johnstown, PA 15901 800.669.9057 814.536.7864 www.wesselcpa.com Bob Eyer Pat Bearjar Managing Partner Partner rje@wesselcpa.com pbearjar@wesselcpa.com Martin-Baker America Kongsberg Protech Systems 423 Walters Avenue 210 Industrial Park Road Johnstown, PA 15904 Johnstown, PA 15904 814.262.9325 814.269.5700 www.martin-baker.com www.kongsberg.com/en/kps/ Mike Santoro Greg Platt General Manager VP & General Manager msantoro@m-bamerica.com greg.platt@kongsberg.com

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