Category: Regional News

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Re-opens Popular Biolab Road on Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

Department of the Interior U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge 1987 Scrub Jay Way, Titusville, FL 32782 Phone: (321) 861-5601 Fax:     (321) 861-2810 http://www.fws.gov/refuge/merritt_island For Immediate Release: 06/05/2017 Contact: Tom Penn Office Phone: 321-861-2288 Titusville: The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Service) announces that they will re-open the Biolab Road on […]

Recent Data Indicates Growth on the Space Coast

Medical Data Systems Inc., a medical billing collection company headquartered in Vero Beach, recently announced plans to expand with a second operation in Melbourne and a need to hire up to 300 people.  And news like this is becoming more common. Brevard’s economy is on the rise. The low unemployment rate is trending down, more […]

Made In Brevard Expo

Details about Made in Brevard Time/date: 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, 5/17/17 Location: Radisson Resort at the Port’s convention hall, Cape Canaveral, 8701 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral What’s happening: The event will feature 30 local manufacturing companies,  showing how products made on the Space Coast are making a difference across the globe, and will highlight the modern manufacturing facilities, as […]

LOCKHEED MARTIN JOBS FROM CA. TO SPACE COAST

LOCKHEED MARTIN JOBS FROM CA. TO SPACE COAST MELBOURNE, Fla.- Lockheed Martin Corp. in bringing 300 ballistic missile program jobs from California to Brevard County (Florida’s Space Coast) over the next two years. The new operations will tie in with offshore missile testing related to the Naval Ordnance Test Unit headquartered in Port Canaveral.  Lockheed […]

SpaceX launch marks Florida region’s rebirth as a more diverse aerospace economy

Launch pad 39A … has been refurbished by commercial launch company Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX…The pad’s rebirth illustrates the economic rebound of Florida’s Space Coast as it transitions to a more diverse aerospace economy with a significant commercial sector, from one powered by government investment dating back to the Kennedy administration. Of the […]

OneWeb Satellites bringing 250 jobs to Space Coast

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Director Cissy Proctor and Governor Rick Scott helped break ground on OneWeb’s new satellite manufacturing facility in Brevard County’s Exploration Park. OneWeb is bringing 250 new high-wage manufacturing jobs to the area.  OneWeb, which was founded by technology entrepreneur and former Google executive Greg Wyler, will design, build and launch […]

Boeing’s Space Taxis to Use More Than 600 3D-Printed Parts

Aerospace already accounts for about 17 percent of 3D printing revenue, ranking second after industrial and business machines but ahead of automotive, consumer, electronics and medical products. Aerospace is a “near perfect fit” for 3D printing because it involves complex expensive parts made in relatively low volumes,  Boeing’s Starliner is due to blast off for the […]

Northrop Grumman lands $22M contract; work taking place on Space Coast

Major defense firm Northrop Grumman was awarded a $22 million contract on Jan. 26, and part of the work is taking place in Central Florida. The Falls Church, Va.-based firm (NYSE: NOC) will provide support for technical engineering services, design and development engineering, component and full-scale test and evaluation engineering, and tactical underwater launcher hardware […]

More than 1,000 high-wage C. Fla. jobs up for grabs

If you know computers or you’re good with analyzing patterns and numbers, there’s plenty of opportunity for you in Central Florida. More than 21 firms ranging from defense technology to the restaurant industry have jobs available in the field of software development, information technology, manufacturing engineering, video game development, business analysis, graphic design and more. […]

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES AMERICA’S PROMISE GRANTS

CareerSource Brevard is a winner. BREVARD COUNTY, FL— CareerSource Brevard (CSB), the area authority on workforce development, has been awarded a portion of the America’s Promise grant, a four year U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) grant that was divided between 23 regional workforce partnerships to support tuition-free education and training for high-demand industries. The U.S. […]