Category: Manufacturing

BK Technologies, Inc. to Expand Headquarters on Florida’s Space Coast

35 new jobs will be created over the next two years at an average annual wage of $73,500. Space Coast, FL – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced today that BK Technologies, Inc. will expand operations at its headquarters in West Melbourne, Florida. The company, who has maintained operations on Florida’s […]

Local College Helping Satellite Makers Take Flight at Cape Canaveral

Two new companies manufacturing satellites on the Space Coast are tapping into Eastern Florida State College’s expertise to help train the skilled workers needed to ramp-up production. One Web Satellites uses a digitized assembly line to reduce costs and the production timeline as workers produce modular, customizable satellites. OneWeb Satellites and RUAG Space USA will […]

AEROSPACE WORKFORCE WORKSHOP

Brought to you by: Space Florida, CareerSource Brevard, Florida Makes and the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Collaborate with leaders to identify current and future challenges and critical talent needs while discovering ways to define success and create solutions! CEO Updates: Space Florida, CareerSource Brevard, Space Coast Economic Development Commission and Florida Makes. […]

SeaDek Named Small Business National Exporter of the Year

SeaDek Marine Products, manufacturer of innovative non-skid products for the marine industry, is proud to be the recipient of the SBA 2018 Small Business National Exporter of the Year award. The announcement was made earlier in the year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Thanks to the strategic development of their international Certified Fabricator and […]

FLORIDA RECOGNIZES MANUFACTURING MONTH

In celebration of the industry’s accomplishments, the Manufacturers Association of Florida (MAF) announces the recognition of Manufacturing Month for October 2018. Across the state, manufacturing companies are opening their doors to students, parents, teachers, and the community to showcase the industry and the advances made within its vast sectors. As part of an effort to […]

10/10/18 Manufacturing Job Fair

We’ve partnered with the EDC in celebration of Manufacturing Month and are excited to bring about 20 Brevard County manufacturers and aerospace companies together who are looking for entry level to highly experienced skilled talent and hiring now. Companies include: Craig Technologies, Matrix Composites, Tecvalco USA, GEM Industries, Merritt Island Boatworks/Ocean Alexander, Diamondback America, Aerotek, […]

MG Foods Selects Brevard Bringing 95 New Jobs and a $2.3 Million Capital Investment

Company to renovate 30,000 square-foot facility in Melbourne. Space Coast, FL (September 11, 2018) – MG Foods Inc. will join Brevard’s growing food manufacturing industry, becoming the 23rd company in this local sector, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced today. The company will renovate 685 Atlantis Road in Melbourne for its […]

3rd Annual State of Manufacturing Event

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 4:30pn-6:30pm WHERE:  Aviation, Assembly & Fabrication Hangar, Eau Gallie High School -1400 Commodor Blvd., Melbourne, FL WHAT: Manufacturing Month Kick-Off State of Manufacturing Keynote: James Heckman, Economist for Florida Department of Economic Opportunity 2018 Manufacturing Champion Awards, Presentation and Study Findings on the Manufacturing Perceptions of Parents, Behind the […]

Manufacturing Career Exploration Workshop set

CareerSource Brevard will host a Manufacturing Career Exploration Workshop from 2–4 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, at CareerSource Brevard’s main office in Rockledge. The address is 295 Barnes Blvd. This is an opportunity to meet Brevard’s manufacturing employers as well as education providers and learn about the classes they offer within th e industry. To […]

‘The Space Coast of Florida is the next Silicon Valley’

From Florida Voices Florida Voices is a project of the USA TODAY Network-Florida that spotlights issues important to Floridians this election year. INTERVIEW WITH: Emily Mollen Age: 34 Occupation: IT consultant and owner of Space Coast IT   Lives in: Indian Harbour Beach (Brevard County) Election issues: Economic development, environment, gun control, voting rights When Emily Mollen left the […]