Brevard Business News

COVER STORY: Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Sponsors Certified Production Technician Program

Not that long ago, Brevard lagged behind many areas of the country when it came to job growth and Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast CEO Lynda Weatherman made it her mission to change that fact, meeting with industry leaders such as Elon Musk and Lockheed Martin to acquaint them with the benefits of the Space Coast. Her efforts to lure manufacturing into Brevard have paid handsomely in job opportunities. […]

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Florida Tech Forges Path To Manufacturing’s Future As Federal Grant Spurs Reuse of Facility

Florida Institute of Technology will use a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to launch the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design, a 100,000-square-foot facility in the former Intersil building in Palm Bay that will advance the capabilities of U.S. companies in next-generation manufacturing methods while ensuring students are exposed to technology and ideas that will influence the global manufacturing marketplace for years to come. […]