SAE International and the Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate and cooperate in areas of mutual interest serving the members of both organizations with a key focus on promotion of aerospace standards-related activities. The collaboration will also explore areas for partnering on cross-member communications including events, training, pre-professional education and membership, bringing greater value to the aerospace industry.
"SAE International is delighted to establish this partnership with OAI. With a history of technical leadership in SAE standards committees from industry, government and research in a region spanning the birth and future of aviation, we look forward to continuing to partner with Ohio's aerospace sector to promote consensus standards and technical knowledge, encourage professional development and draw mutual member benefits" says David Alexander, director, aerospace standards, SAE International.
"OAI is excited to work with SAE International to help educate organizations about the latest requirements and standards. The goal of our partnership is to help manufacturers become more competitive in the aerospace supply chain; and introduce information to interested students. It is a pleasure working with the knowledgeable and professional individuals at SAE International. We look forward to a successful long-term relationship," says Kim Holizna, director global development & programs, Ohio Aerospace Institute.