Maxar Opens New Facility in St. Louis to Support Growth in U.S.
Maxar Opens New Facility in St. Louis to Support Growth in U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Programs
WESTMINSTER, Colo. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 9, 2019 — Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, today announced that it will open a new facility in St. Louis, Missouri, to support growth in several U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) programs.
The facility will be located in the historic Globe Building, in the heart of downtown St. Louis. Maxar expects 48 employees to initially staff the facility, most of whom are new hires that will support the NGA’s Global EGD, Janus Geography and SBIR Phase III contracts. St. Louis is the Midwest geospatial hub of the United States in part due to its proximity to the National Geospatial and Intelligence Center West facility, the T-REX Geospatial Resource and Innovation Center and several other commercial GEOINT companies.
“The establishment of our cutting-edge facility in St. Louis is a strong reflection of Maxar’s commitment to unlocking the power of geospatial data for our customers,” said Tony Frazier, Maxar’s Executive Vice President of Global Field Operations. “This new facility will provide...