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Advanced Manufacturing

Advance Manufacturing or Bust? The state of manufacturing in the United States and top trends that will affect local economic development. Expansion Solutions Magazine, Nov/Dec 2016

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Brevard Electronics Manufacturer MC Assembly Offers Innovative Student Outreach Programs

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – MC Assembly, an electronics manufacturing services provider located in Brevard County, recently wrapped up its latest round of innovative student outreach programs as graduating University of Central Florida students completed their senior design internships, and 10 Florida Institute of Technology students took a tour of MC Assembly’s manufacturing floor. […]

AIM—EFSC Industry Advisory Council Manufacturing Sector Strategy

January 17 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am Larsen Motorsports, 2495 Palm Bay Road Northeast, Palm Bay, FL 32905 For decades now, manufacturing has been leaving the U.S. in search of lower labor rates in other parts of the world. It is clear that the U.S. cannot compete in manufacturing by working cheaper or harder. The U.S. […]

MASC Meeting – February 8th

Please join the Manufacturers Association of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC) Wednesday, February 8, 2017 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM at Sentry View Systems in Melbourne. Attendees will receive an update on MASC priorities and a first hand look at modern manufacturing during a tour of the host facility. Sentry View Systems (2700 Business Center Drive, […]

MASC announces Six Sigma Black Belt Training

Six Sigma Black Belt certifications class begins February 23, 2017. The class is limited to 15 students. The program is 13 days of instruction over a four-month period.  Instructor Dr. Lois Jordan is a top rated 20 year instructor with ASQ. Dr. Jordan’s success rate is unbeatable, passing rate on ASQ Certified exam is 90+% […]

Get Your Employees CPT Certified

The 10-week online CPT course is offered through Eastern Florida State College (EFSC) and partially funded through the EDC’s Talent Asset Pipeline program. Online instruction is led by a live instructor Mon. and Wed. from 6-10 pm with four additional in-person labs offered at EFSC in either Palm Bay or Cocoa. Cost to send one […]

RUAG Selects North Brevard for Spacecraft Production Facility

The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced RUAG’s selection of Brevard County for its RUAG Space USA Inc. production facility in Titusville. RUAG Space USA Inc., a supplier of spacecraft structural and thermal equipment, will operate at the Port Canaveral Titusville Logistic Center. “The aerospace industry is undergoing a disruptive transformation,” explains […]

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The Challenge and Opportunity in Manufacturing Careers

The highest salary and benefits of any industry can be found in manufacturing. The most innovative processes and equipment can be found in manufacturing. The most available jobs of any industry can be found in manufacturing. What’s not found in the manufacturing industry today – enough workers. It’s a problem that has plagued industry leaders […]