NAVIGATION

September 25, 2017

Targeted Industry Sectors

Manufacturing

Florida Ranks... 19,000 manufacturing companies 331,000 manufacturing industry employees 3rd best state for future job growth (Forbes) 3rd most diverse workforce   NewsMakers LIGNOTECH Building a $135-million manufacturing facility in... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Information Technology

Florida Ranks... 27,000 IT firms statewide 237,000+ IT professionals 3rd in the U.S. for high-tech employment growth 4th for high-tech employment in the U.S.   In the NEWS GARTNER Global... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Clean Technology

Florida Ranks... Top state for annual biomass production 1,350 miles of coastline suited for ocean energy R&D and deployment 11,000+ companies in clean tech industries   In the NEWS FLORIDA... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Logistics & Distribution

Florida Ranks... 1st for air cargo with Latin America and the Caribbean 2nd largest FTZ network in the U.S. 3rd largest cluster of logistics and distribution establishments in U.S. $160... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Corporate Headquarters

Florida Ranks... Best business climate in the U.S. (Business Facilities) 2nd best state for business (Chief Executive) 2nd best infrastructure in the U.S. (U.S. Chamber Foundation) 16 Fortune 500 company... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Life Sciences

Florida Ranks... 2nd largest medical device manufacturing industry in the U.S. 3rd largest pharmaceuticals manufacturing industry 295 biotech establishments 259 pharmaceutical establishments   In the NEWS JELLYFISH HEALTH Expanding its... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Defense & Homeland Security

Florida Ranks... 70,000+ active duty military personnel; 1.5+ million veterans 20 major military installations; 3 unified combatant commands: Southern, Central and Special Operations 2nd among U.S. states for space and... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Finance & Professional Services

Florida Ranks... 3rd largest insurance industry in the U.S. 4th largest financial services industry in the U.S. 160+ private equity firms, $33.98 billion in assets under management 140+ commercial banks... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Aviation & Aerospace

Florida Ranks... No. 1 state for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) businesses 2nd in aviation and aerospace businesses 6th among U.S. states for aerospace manufacturing attractiveness 2 licensed U.S.... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2017

Clean Technology

Florida Ranks... 4th for clean tech employment with more than 92,000 jobs 1,200 miles of coastline and proximity to the Gulf Stream support all types of ocean energy R&D and... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2016

Information Technology

Florida Ranks... 3rd state in U.S. for high-tech businesses 3rd among states for high-tech exports No. 4 state for high-tech employment No. 5 fastest-growing state for tech jobs   NewsMakers... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2016

Aviation & Aerospace

Florida Ranks... No. 2 state for aerospace manufacturing attractiveness No. 2 state in aviation, aerospace and space establishments No. 2 among states for aerospace products and parts manufacturing 2 licensed... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2016

Logistics & Distribution

Florida Ranks... No. 2 state for infrastructure 5th largest cluster of logistics and distribution establishments in the U.S. 5th highest number of logistics and distribution jobs in the U.S.  ... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2016

Corporate Headquarters

Florida Ranks... No. 1 best state for business climate No. 2 infrastructure in the U.S. 17 Fortune 500 companies maintain corporate headquarters in Florida Home to more than 300 international... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2016

Finance & Professional Services

Florida Ranks... 3rd largest finance and insurance cluster in the U.S. No. 2 in the U.S. in number of professional, scientific and technical services establishments 141 commercial banks operate in... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2016

Life Sciences

Florida Ranks... More than $1 billion invested annually on life sciences R&D by Florida universities 2nd among states for FDA-registered medical device manufacturing facilities 3rd for pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2016

Manufacturing

Florida Ranks... No. 2 best state for manufacturing No. 2 among states for space and defense systems manufacturing No sales tax on manufacturing machinery and equipment   NewsMakers American Elite... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2016

Defense & Homeland Security

Florida Ranks... 70,000+ active duty military personnel 2nd among U.S. states for space and defense systems manufacturing 2nd among U.S. states for aerospace products and parts manufacturing 7th among U.S.... Read more »
Published on 9/22/2016

Corporate Headquarters

Golf Channel has consolidated digital media operations for its GolfChannel.com and GolfNow.com sites at its Orlando world headquarters... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2015

Clean Technology

GE Energy Management manufactures instrument transformers for use by utilities and industrial customers to protect their equipment and ensure the safe and reliable... Read more »
Published on 9/21/2015

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