NAVIGATION

March 30, 2017

Targeted Industry Sectors

Aviation & Aerospace

Innovation Economy: Key Players

| 9/20/2012

• No. 2 state in aviation, aerospace and space establishments; virtually every major U.S. and international contractor has significant operations in Florida

• 2,000 companies with 83,000 employees engaged in aircraft system design, testing and production; flight training; avionics; commercial space launch systems

• Network of military installations serve as catalysts for R&D and sources of highly skilled personnel

In the News -
Embraer
Melbourne International Airport

» Executive jet aircraft manufacturing

» Building new R&D facility — the Embraer Engineering and Technology Center USA — adjacent to its existing jet assembly plant and adding 200 new engineering jobs.

The development of the Embraer Engineering and Technology Center USA Inc. would not have happened without the dedicated help of Enterprise Florida, Space Florida and the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast. …The partnership has leveraged a host of resources to take advantage of the engineering talent we need here.

Tags: Business Florida, Targeted Industry Sectors

Florida Business News

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Changes possible for Florida 'recess' bill
Changes possible for Florida 'recess' bill

Changes to a bill making its way through the Florida house and senate could leave some "recess moms" unhappy.

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Florida's attorney general backs President Trump's latest travel ban. Which side do you take?

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