Woolpert establishes UAS hub at Aviation Research Park in Egg Harbor Twp.

Woolpert announced on Friday it will be opening an office to serve as its aviation and unmanned aircraft systems hub in the National Aviation Research and Technology Park, an aviation technology nonprofit based out of Stockton University. in Egg Harbor Township.

Woolpert is an architecture, engineering, geospatial and strategic consulting firm that supports the needs of airports and air bases worldwide. The hub will support Woolpert’s full suite of UAS and urban air mobility personnel, technology and equipment.

“From a relationship standpoint, it will be extremely valuable to be able to interact daily with colleagues and clients,” Thomas Mackie, vice president, Woolpert, said. “From a collaboration perspective, the park has created a think tank-like atmosphere that is helping propel aviation research and technology projects worldwide. We’re excited to be a part of it.”

Woolpert’s existing aviation and UAS staff will move over to the new office, it said, as well as five new full-time employees. Addition hires are anticipated later this year.

“We are very pleased to have Woolpert join us at the National Aviation Research and Technology Park as we continue to develop and strengthen an aviation industry in southern New Jersey,” NARTP Chairman Sam Young said. “We welcome them and assure them of our strong support and commitment to their success and growth.”