Category: Manufacturing

News from Paris Air Show : Lockheed Martin Selects Harris Corporation to Upgrade F-35 Lightning II Mission System Avionics

The new F-35 Lightning II Mission System Avionics will net several significant upgrades:

Increases F-35 data storage, display processing, and throughput; Extends Harris’ expertise in ruggedized open systems COTS military avionics technology; Builds on company’s proven track record with F-35 platform and avionics systems […]

Florida Manufacturing – Economic Analysis by Geographic Region

Data and industry information from a variety of state and national sources with insight on Florida’s manufacturing sector. FloridaMakes, with support from the Regional Manufacturers Associations and CareerSource Florida, has developed an in-depth economic analysis of Florida’s manufacturing by geographic region. The research was conducted by IHS. Central Florida’s Profile: https://www.floridamakes.com/core/fileparse.php/140/urlt/Central-Florida-Manufacturing-sector-profile_FINAL-integrated-0117.pdf Learn more here: https://www.floridamakes.com/florida-manufacts.stml  

Apple Announces $1 Billion Fund to Create U.S. Jobs in Manufacturing

From nytimes.com By KATIE BENNER and NELSON D. SCHWARTZ SAN FRANCISCO — While on the campaign trail last year, Donald J. Trump lamented the loss of manufacturing jobs in the United States and set his sights on companies like Apple to help rectify the situation. “I’m going to get Apple to start making their computers […]

2017 Manufacturing Summer Internships

2017 AIM Summer Internship Program The AIM Young Adult Summer Internship Program is an opportunity for young adults interested in the manufacturing field to be connected with local manufacturers for a summer internship opportunity. Changing the perception of manufacturing jobs is critical to building a skilled talent pipeline for Brevard. This program is meant to […]

What is Manufacturing Day?

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 […]

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 […]

Advancing In Manufacturing (AIM)/EFSC Manufacturing Advisory Council Quarterly Meeting: 5/4/17

ATTENTION: Manufacturing Industry Representatives, Educational Partners and Community Stakeholders You’re invited to the the next AIM meeting. WHEN:  Thursday, May 4, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. WHERE:  Bayside High School, 1901 Degroodt Road Southwest, Palm Bay, FL 32908 WHAT:  Quarterly Manufacturing Sector Strategy meeting with industry initiatives updates REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aim-efsc-manufacturing-advisory-council-spring-meeting-working-together-to-build-a-talent-pipeline-registration-33315331052 Program Highlights:  Building […]

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 […]

With Innovation in Mind, Embraer Turns to the Tech Industry

As part of the push to boost innovation, Embraer is forming a Global Business Center at its U.S. headquarters in Melbourne, Florida, connected to the company’s engineering departments in São José dos Campos, Brazil, as new aircraft are imagined. “A major transformation is unfolding worldwide, and it has been accelerated by the evolution of artificial […]