Stretch 'r Wings is a start-up company which provides quality-designed and manufactured medical units for aircraft and helicopters. The business will be located in the Metro, IL area. This area has many advantages for shipping and receiving, including: manpower, access to State University's engineering program, and an abundance of manufacturing space for lease.
Stretch 'r Wings will be incorporated. The company will be privately owned by **, who has worked for thirty-four years in the aircraft field. For fourteen years, the owner has designed and manufactured aircraft medical units under the FAA, STC, and PMA.
**Names have been removed for confidentiality.
Stretch 'r Wings' start-up costs will be $82,000. This includes $12,000 for start-up expenses, $60,000 for cash reserve, and $10,000 in shop equipment assets (furnished by the owner). High cash reserves are required to offset the operating expenses before the company reaches its sales targets. The start-up expenses will be covered by the owner, a second investor, and a $20,000, five-year loan from the bank.