Continental Aerospace Technologies™ Receives Alabama Governor’s Trade Excellence Award

Continental® is honored to receive the 2020 Governor’s Trade Excellence Award. Members of Continental’s team accepted the award from Governor Kay Ivey during a postponed ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual award recognizes seven companies that support Alabama’s thriving trade business by selling and exporting innovative global products.

“Continental is proud to be recognized by Governor Ivey for our production efforts and our worldwide distribution capabilities,” said Karen Hong, Interim Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer. “Our talented team manufactures and assembles every piston engine in one of the newest and most advanced general aviation manufacturing facilities. Our world-class employees are honored to bring global recognition to manufacturing excellence on the Gulf Coast with every engine we ship.”

Since opening the Mobile manufacturing facility in 1966, Continental® has shipped hundreds of thousands of piston aircraft engines to aviators in over 30 countries. In addition, Continental® provides engines, replacement parts, and services to airframe partners, flight schools, fleet customers, and aviators. To learn more about Continental® and career opportunities with this award-winning team, visit