Torrance, CA— President George W. Bush, accompanied by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, visited Robinson Helicopter Company to promote free trade agreements pending before Congress.
Robinson was selected as the venue for Bush’s statement based on the strength of its international sales. In 2007, exports accounted for over seventy percent of Robinson’s total sales.
Escorted by Frank Robinson, the president toured the factory, greeted workers, and addressed an audience of company employees as well as distinguished guests Congresswoman Jane Harmon, Congressman David Drier, Congressman Kevin McCarthy, Congressman Ed Royce, California State Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez, and Torrance Mayor Frank Scotto.
Robinson Helicopter Company is the world’s leading manufacturer of civil helicopters. For additional information about Robinson, visit the website at http://www.robinsonheli.com/.