California Aerospace Manufacturer Plans Expansion, Bringing Jobs to Eastern Clark County

United Precision Corp. eyes purchase of 3.4-acre lot in Port of Camas-Washougal’s industrial park for new facility and research center.

A California-based aerospace manufacturer, United Precision Corp. (UPC), is making waves in the Port of Camas-Washougal’s industrial park with its plans for expansion. The company has expressed interest in purchasing a 3.4-acre lot to construct a 16,000-square-foot facility that would not only bring economic growth but also create at least 100 jobs in eastern Clark County. This move solidifies UPC’s commitment to the region and highlights the potential for further development in the area.

UPC’s Expansion Plans and Economic Impact

UPC’s interest in expanding its operations in the Port of Camas-Washougal’s industrial park is a testament to the area’s growing reputation as a hub for aerospace manufacturing. The proposed 16,000-square-foot facility would serve as a research and development center, showcasing UPC’s commitment to innovation and technological advancements in the industry. This expansion would not only create job opportunities but also contribute to the economic growth of the region.

Negotiations and Proposed Sale

The Port of Camas-Washougal is currently in negotiations with UPC regarding the purchase of Lot 14E, a prime location within the industrial park. The Port is keen on maximizing the value of the lot and has proposed a price of $1.245 million. While negotiations are still ongoing, the Port commissioners have expressed their approval of the proposed sale, recognizing the long-term benefits it would bring to the community.

UPC’s Track Record and Long-Term Vision

UPC’s interest in purchasing land and building another facility in the Port of Camas-Washougal’s industrial park is a testament to their long-term vision for the area. The company has already acquired 200,000 square feet of developable land in the Steigerwald Commerce Center, demonstrating their commitment to investing in the region. The Port commissioners appreciate UPC’s dedication to the community and recognize the unique opportunities that come with having a company of this caliber operating in the area.

Job Creation and Economic Boost

The construction of the 16,000-square-foot facility and the subsequent expansion of UPC’s operations would bring a significant economic boost to eastern Clark County. With the creation of at least 100 jobs, the local workforce would benefit from increased employment opportunities. Additionally, the presence of a reputable aerospace manufacturer like UPC would attract other businesses and investors to the area, further stimulating economic growth and development.

Collaboration and Innovation in Aerospace Manufacturing

The establishment of a research and development center by UPC would foster collaboration and innovation within the aerospace manufacturing industry. This facility would serve as a hub for cutting-edge research, allowing UPC to stay at the forefront of technological advancements. The proximity to other aerospace companies in the Port of Camas-Washougal’s industrial park would facilitate knowledge sharing and potentially lead to collaborative projects that could revolutionize the industry.

United Precision Corp.’s plans for expansion in the Port of Camas-Washougal’s industrial park represent a significant milestone for the region’s economic growth. The proposed purchase of a 3.4-acre lot and the construction of a 16,000-square-foot facility demonstrate UPC’s commitment to the area and their long-term vision for continued development. With the creation of at least 100 jobs and the potential for further collaboration and innovation in the aerospace manufacturing industry, this expansion holds immense promise for eastern Clark County. As negotiations progress and the Port commissioners prepare to vote on the agreement, the community eagerly anticipates the positive impact UPC’s expansion will have on the local economy and workforce.