News & Updates

Kratos Defense and Oklahoma leaders announce future production home of XQ-58A Valkyrie

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

State and community leaders today joined Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. executives in Oklahoma to unveil the first MQM-178 Firejet target drone aircraft produced at the new OKC Kratos Unmanned Aircraft production facility. At the event, Kratos Defense CEO, Eric DeMarco, announced that the Oklahoma City production facility will also be the

Apply for the 2019 Metro 50 Awards

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Be recognized for your company’s growth and celebrate the impact that existing businesses have in the Oklahoma City region by applying for the 2019 Metro 50 Awards. The Metro 50 committee is now accepting applications for the awards, which honor the 50 fastest-growing, privately held companies each year at the event on Monday, Sept. 23. Qualified

Roof Inspections

Monday, April 8, 2019

Call Ambassador Construction for your roofing and storm damage repair needs.

Tools to help your small business succeed

Friday, March 29, 2019

Today is officially Mom and Pop Business Owners Day in the United States. According to recent statistics, more than 3.6 of the 5.9 million businesses in America have less than five employees. Those numbers show that small business is the backbone of this country’s economy. In honor of Mom and Pop Business Owners Day, here are some free online tools

Cleared to land, Tinker AFB prepares for KC-46 sustainment

Monday, March 25, 2019

With deliveries of the KC-46 Pegasus to the U.S. Air Force from manufacturer Boeing underway again, the first of 14 maintenance hangars for the aircraft are nearing completion at Oklahoma City’s Tinker Air Force Base. While the in-flight refueling aircraft will be stationed in Kansas, flight crews will be trained in Oklahoma at Altus Air Force Base

Safer Streets, Better OKC projects update

Monday, March 18, 2019

On Sept. 12, 2017, Oklahoma City voters approved 13 bond propositions and two sales tax initiatives known as the Better Streets, Safer City projects. The 10-year, $967 million bond package invests in streets, police and fire facilities, parks and other basic needs. It succeeds the 2007 bond program, which is almost complete. The largest piece of the bond

Construction on Convention Center, Omni Hotel and Scissortail Park is on schedule

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

With construction of three major projects underway, the downtown skyline is dotted with cranes, concrete piers, steel beams and new structures. Steel beams are going up for the new MAPS 3 convention center, work is on schedule, and the facility is expected to open in 2020. After months doing the underground work (building the pad, doing the plumbing and

Matherly Installs Largest Energy Efficiency Project at Tinker Air Force Base

Friday, March 1, 2019

Sheet Metal Contractor’s Association of Oklahoma’s member, Matherly Mechanical, Installs the U.S. Air Force’s Largest Energy Saving Project at TAF