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True to its name as the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership for Southern California, AMP SoCal is made up of a growing network of organizations in both public and private sectors, across government, academia and industry, that partner together for the benefit of the aerospace and defense manufacturing economy.

AMP SoCal’s Partnership Network
AMP SoCal Partners Map

AMP SoCal’s partners are located all over the Southern California region. Click on the map to view what organizations are in your neighborhood and get a visual scope of our active network of members.

Click below if you are interested in joining our free partnership or would like to learn more about how our partners are forming a unique and dynamic collaboration.

Partnership Categories

  • Community & Economic Development – These partners focus on expanding economic opportunity through a number of business-focused programs such as policy advocacy, industry events and mixers, and assistance with state tax credit programs or infrastructure and site-related services.
  • Government – These partners control land use and permitting decisions that affect the A&D industry and have joined AMP SoCal to better serve their manufacturers.
  • Industry – These partners include manufacturers, members of the A&D supply chain, and professional associations.
  • Research – These partners – universities, laboratories, incubators, and accelerators – are supporting the A&D industry through research and training or access to prototyping facilities or start-up assistance.
  • Workforce & Training – These partners are helping to grow the A&D workforce by improving training resources and expanding the pipeline of skilled workers.

An * indicates an original founding member of the AMP SoCal partnership.

Community & Economic Development

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Cities, MPOs and JPAs

Export Partners

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Manufacturers & Suppliers

Industry/Professional Associations

Manufacturing & Supplier Support

Access to Capital Support

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National Laboratories

Incubators and Accelerators


  • Southwest Water & Energy Consortium*

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Workforce & Training

Workforce Development Boards/AJCC

Training Providers

School Districts

Community Colleges

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An * indicates an original founding member of the AMP SoCal partnership.