U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan touts Duluth's AAR facility

By KBJR News 1

August 21, 2014 Updated Aug 21, 2014 at 7:43 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- U.S. Congressman Rick Nolan toured the AAR facility in Duluth Thursday touting the increase in jobs as the aircraft maintenance company continues to grow.

As Nolan toured the expanding facility he offered some advice on how to recruit employees for these well-paying jobs.

He also discussed opportunities for continued growth within the company.

Officials with AAR say the facility currently has 70 jobs open for skilled technicians, and other support mechanics.

"These are good paying jobs with benefits and the kind of jobs you want to encourage. These are the kind of jobs you can make a living on, raise a family and the kind of jobs that America's strength is built on," said Nolan.

A year ago, the AAR facility in Duluth was operating with 25 employees...now there are nearly 350.

Elsa Robins