Companies at Global TransPark

The companies located at GTP represent an active and growing cluster of companies engaged in aerospace, logistics, aviation, emergency response and advanced manufacturing. Use the links below to learn more about each.

Products/Services: Full service packing and crating solutions

Company Description: CrateTech is a full service packing and crating company providing customized solutions for a variety of industries from its four U.S. locations in Kinston, NC; Wichita, KS; Seattle, WA; and Chicago, IL.

DB Schenker
Products/Services: Integrated transportation and logistics solutions

Company Description: In North America, DB Schenker can implement supply chain solutions throughout the USA with service in every important business center in the North America. With international hubs for air as well as ocean gateways at all of the world’s major ports of call, you can now benefit from customized supply chain solutions provided by a single source.

Henley Aviation
Products/Services: Flight instruction

Company Description: Johnny Henley established Henley Aviation in 2003 in Kinston NC (KISO). Johnny's career began in Kinston in 1975 with ISO Aero Service, Inc. His career with ISO Aero Service, Inc. included aircraft maintenance, flight instructor, charter pilot and then as General Manager before retiring in 2000. He has held the titles of Chief Flight Instructor for both FAR 61 and 141 operations, Company Check Airman, Chief Pilot and Director of Operations for FAR 135 Air Charter Operations. During this time ISO Aero owned and operated 33 aircraft for both flight training and aircraft charter. In 1991 he became an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner which he holds through today. Interesting Facts/Notable Achievements: Owner Johnny Henley was the corporate pilot for Matt Kenseth Racing from 2007-2011. He resigned in 2011 to return full-time to Henley Aviation.

Lenoir Community College
Products/Services: Education and Workforce Training

Company Description: Lenoir Community College (LCC) is rich in history and is one of the oldest institutions in the North Carolina Community College System. Chartered April 3, 1958, LCC is one of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System. The system was established in 1963 under enactment of a general statute by the legislature and it serves nearly 850,000 citizens annually. Nestled between the state’s capital and the coast, LCC is located in Kinston, NC at the intersection of U.S. 70 and N.C. 58. Its primary service area is Lenoir, Greene, and Jones counties, but because of its unique programs, the College attracts students from across North Carolina predominately, as well as across the United States with its distance education offerings. LCC offers both degree and non-degree programs serving approximately 5,500 curriculum students and 15,000 extension students annually.

Interesting Facts: Lenoir Community College oversees customized workforce development training programs for companies that located within the Global TransPark, the largest of which is Spirit AeroSystems.

MJE Telestructure

Company Description: MJE Telestructure is a proven expert in the DC Power field. We currently offer inside plant infrastructure products and services specializing in DC Power. As a part of our ongoing commitment to providing the best possible solutions to our customers, we also offer a wide variety of disaster recovery programs to support the reliability of your network infrastructure.

Mountain Air Cargo
Products/Services: Express cargo delivery and fleet maintenance

Company Description: Mountain Air Cargo, Inc. is an express cargo carrier providing flight and maintenance services throughout the eastern half of the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean Islands. Its operations at the Global TransPark include the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of its fleet of over 60 aircraft.

N.C. Emergency Management
Products/Services: Assisting the people of North Carolina in preparing for, responding to, recovering from, and mitigating against all hazards and disasters.

Company Description: N.C. Emergency Management (Eastern Branch Emergency Management, Division of N.C. Department of Crime Control and Public Safety) protects life, property and the environment through a partnership among local, state and federal agencies.

Interesting Facts: As part of a 2010 MOU, the Global TransPark can be utilized by N.C. Emergency Management as a staging area during emergencies and natural disasters

N.C. Forest Service

Organization Description: The N.C. Forest Service is mandated by law to protect, manage and develop the forest resources of the state. The techniques used to accomplish this mandate involve management of existing resources, development and creation of new and better forests, and protection of these valuable resources. Programs include reforestation services, forest fire prevention and suppression, and insect and disease control. The agency also is involved in the genetic improvement of forest trees, seedling production at state nurseries, long range forestry planning and technical development, water quality controls, urban forestry assistance, training, support to volunteer fire departments, and forestry education.

Interesting Facts: In 2011 the N.C. Forest Service fought more than 5,228 wildfires across the state that burned 100,000 acres of forestland.

Spirit AeroSystems
Products/Services: Aircraft fuselages and wings

Company Description: We are the world's largest supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components. We offer a diverse line of products and services for aerospace design, build, support and spares/repair needs. With manufacturing and business office facilities on three continents, our capabilities are technologically world-class in both proficiency and capacity.

Interesting Facts/Notable Achievements:

  • Spirit traces its corporate history back to such aerospace industry pioneers as Stearman, Boeing, Rockwell, and British Aerospace Corporation
  • Spirit’s 500,000 SF facility at the Global TransPark was awarded LEED Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council

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Spirit AeroSystems manufactures metal and composite structural airframe assemblies at its facilities in the Global TransPark.

The Global TransPark is home to companies who operate in the aerospace, aviation, defense, logistics, and manufacturing industries.