Category: Manufacturing

The Space Coast Satellite Industy is Growing

By Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal Brevard County — is playing a big role in the future of the satellite industry in two big ways: Arlington, Va.-based satellite company OneWeb LLC in March expects to debut its $85 million, 100,000 square-foot manufacturing plant inSpace Florida’s Exploration Park. Space Florida is the state’s economic development agency […]

Embraer Hiring!

Who & What? Embraer is hiring for their production facility! Immediate Job Openings. Interviews on site. —————- Aircraft Painters— #10578556 Assembly Technicians (Avionics, Hydraulic Installers, Structures, Interiors, etc.)— #10578496 A&P Technicians— #10578416 Manufacturing Engineers— #10578465 Quality Inspectors— # 10578533 Quality Engineers—  #10578484 . When & Where? Saturday, November 18th, from 9am to 3pm! Embraer Production Facility […]


By Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal OneWeb LLC, whose new $85 million, 100,000-square-foot manufacturing plant is under construction in Merritt Island’s Exploration Park, isn’t waiting for the building to be finished in March 2018 to start hiring. OneWeb has four types of jobs available for its work on Florida’s Space Coast: civil engineers, antenna engineers, RF […]

Florida Tech Receives $246M Siemens Technology Grant

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Siemens has provided Florida Institute of Technology with an in-kind software grant that will enable the university to offer students powerful, hands-on learning experiences to better equip them for future STEM careers. The in-kind grant has a commercial value of more than $246 million. It is centered on Siemens’ industry-leading product lifecycle […]

Embraer Delivers First Florida-assembled Legacy 500

by Chad Trautvetter, AIN online Embraer Executive Jets delivered the first midsize Legacy 500 assembled at its recently expanded Melbourne, Florida, plant to an undisclosed U.S. customer today. The facility assembles all Phenoms and some Legacy 450/500s, with the remainder of the midsize jets produced at Embraer’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. “We […]

Local Manufacturers Kickoff Manufacturing Month 2017

Over 100 attend 2nd Annual State of Manufacturing Event. Space Coast, FL (September 27, 2017) – Brevard County manufacturers rang in Manufacturing Month 2017 at the 2nd Annual State of Manufacturing event, hosted by the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast’s (EDC) Regional Manufacturing Association (MASC). Brevard County certainly has reason to celebrate, as […]

October declared Manufacturing Month in Brevard

For a third year in a row, Brevard has received the resolution proclaiming October as Manufacturing Month. The State of Florida recognizes the Month of October as Manufacturing Month as an effective way to expand knowledge about the value manufacturing brings to Florida’s economy and to showcase the high-skilled, high paid manufacturing jobs needed by […]

Lockheed Martin wins two contracts totaling $30M, hiring nearly 800

By Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business News Sept. 26, 2017 Bethesda, Md.-based Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $19.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy on Sept. 21, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Defense. Lockheed Martin’s rotary and mission systems division will provide engineering and technical services for the integration of […]

Manufacturing Day 2017: October 6

Manufacturing Day℠ is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Manufacturing Day occurs on the first Friday in October — this year Manufacturing Day is Oct 6, 2017. While Manufacturing Day is officially Oct. 6, companies and community organizations should plan their events on the date in October that […]

2nd Annual State of Manufacturing Event

Kick off Manufacturing Month 2017 with the Manufacturers Association of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC): Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Registration starts at 3:30PM) This event celebrates modern manufacturing with a focus on inspiring the next generation of manufacturers, and connecting to the community at large. The agenda includes the MASC […]