Category: Manufacturing

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 […]

FREE Soldering Skills Training Classes

Classes: June 18 – July 23, 2018, Monday through Thursday  Apply by June 1, 2018 Have you been terminated or laid off, receiving reemployment benefits or exhausted your benefits and are looking for employment and/or a career? Have you been terminated or laid off, working a temp. or survival-type job and need to update your […]

MTS Partners With Bayside High School To Support NASA’s HUNCH Program

By Space Coast Daily Students will be building NASA designed parts BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Machining Training Solutions (MTS) in Longwood, Florida will partner with Bayside High School in Palm Bay, Florida to actively participate in NASA’s HUNCH program. NASA initiated the HUNCH program (High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware) to […]

Brevard County shows solid jobs gains, led by manufacturing

Brevard County shows solid jobs gains, led by manufacturing Wayne T. Price, FLORIDA TODAY Published 12:45 p.m. ET March 12, 2018 | Updated 1:19 p.m. ET March 12, 2018 The Space Coast work force grew in the last 12 months, jumping by more than 750 people. The labor market figures for Brevard County, and Florida, for […]