Cirrus Aircraft announced the expansion of its state-of-the-art aircraft Paint and Finish Facility in Duluth, Minnesota. The development is part of the company’s growth plan as demand for the best-selling SR Series and Vision Jet continues to increase. The new Paint and Finish Facility expansion adds 16,000 sq. ft. to the existing center, yielding a 35% increase in aircraft spray capacity. The entire Duluth Paint and Finish Facility is now 86,000 sq. ft.
Cirrus Aircraft is known for its premium aircraft paint quality and some of the industry's most unique and compelling paint schemes. Cirrus Aircraft currently employs 130 team members at its Paint and Finish Facility. With this expansion, the company plans to hire 50 more people to its Campus, creating more high-tech and skilled careers in Duluth. Cirrus Aircraft has been voted Duluth’s Best Large Employer since 2018, and the company offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.
“We are proud to expand the Cirrus Paint and Finish Facility at our Duluth headquarters,” said Zean Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer of Cirrus Aircraft. “These investments allow us to both meet the increasing demand for our leading-edge aircraft and create additional jobs in our local communities.”
The Cirrus Paint and Finish Facility expansion opened on June 15 and became fully operational on July 15, celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.