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Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.


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Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

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U.S. Manufacturing Is Surging

Bolstered by a robust economy, the United States remains in the top tier of Brookings’ global manufacturing scorecard.

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Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida

The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL.

Advanced Manufacturing: The Cobots Are Coming

Collaborative robots (a.k.a. cobots), designed to work alongside human workers, are the next big thing in advanced manufacturing. More than 150,000 cobots will be in use by 2020, a number expected to exceed 700,000 by 2025.

Lockheed Martin Opens New Facility In Florida

The new manufacturing facility will support F-35 production growth and is expected to bring more than 80 new jobs to Pinellas Park, FL.

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage

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Maverick Boat Group Plans Florida Manufacturing Facility

MBG is augmenting its manufacturing in Florida with 277,000 square feet of new production space in Fort Pierce that will be fully operational next summer.

U.S. Technology Sector Added Nearly 200,000 Jobs In 2017

At $1.6 trillion, the tech sector is one of the largest components of the nation's economy, according to Cyberstates™ 2018.

Defense: The Best Offense

Nations around the world are increasing their defense budgets; the sophisticated weaponry of the U.S. aerospace industry guarantees it will get a big slice of the pie.

Steel Company Investing $240M In Central Florida

Nucor Corporation’s new rebar micro mill will create 250 new jobs in Frostproof, FL.

Lockheed Martin Expanding, Creating 500 Jobs In Florida

The global security and aerospace company will invest more than $50 million to expand its Orlando, FL operations.

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Superion’s Florida Expansion To Create 355 New Jobs

The software company will invest more than $12 million to expand its operations in Seminole County, FL.

Architectural Metal Flashings Earns Florida Product Approval Rating

Cape Coral-based Architectural Metal Flashings is seizing the vast, long-term opportunity of this nearby development, which plans to ultimately have 19,500 homes and 6 million square feet of commercial space.

Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List

The annual Milken Institute analysis demonstrates the impact of policymaking on jobs, wages, technology development, and other measures in both large and small cities across the U.S.

Boat Builder Investing $7M In Florida

Maverick Boat Group will create 100 jobs at new manufacturing facility in Fort Pierce, FL.

Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Gets Smarter, Faster

Smart sensors and digital process controls are poised to exponentially improve the efficiency of U.S. advanced manufacturing.

Advanced Airfoil Components Manufacturing Facility Lands In Tampa

The joint venture between Siemens and Chromalloy will result in a $139 million investment and create 350 new jobs in Hillsborough County, FL.

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

Florida: A Warm Climate For Business Growth

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July / August 2017 Issue (Volume 50, Number 4)

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Modernizing Medicine Creating Over 800 Jobs In Palm Beach County

The healthcare information technology company will invest more than $15 million to expand its Boca Raton facility.

Orlando Leads In Jobs Surge, Huntsville Flies High In Aerospace

Orlando, FL is the top-ranked metro among Employment Leaders; Huntsville, AL is tops among Aerospace/Defense Leaders in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.

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