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Dec 16, 2016

RUAG Unveils Apprenticeship Program in Brevard County

2020-06-12T13:19:06-04:00December 16th, 2016|

Titusville, FL (December 16, 2016) – RUAG Group, headquartered in Switzerland, recently announced its selection of Brevard County as the future home of RUAG Space USA, Inc. To ensure the company is ready to meet the demand to manufacture its satellite components, the Swiss company will be introducing an aerospace apprenticeship program known as the German Apprenticeship Program (GAP™).

Dec 14, 2016

Scholarships Available for Online Certification Course

2020-06-12T13:18:26-04:00December 14th, 2016|

Brevard County, FL (December 14, 2016)) – Today’s modern manufacturing requires training in technical skills. Through collaboration with community partners, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast is able to offer full and partial scholarships to Brevard County residents for a 10-week online nationally recognized Certified Production Technician (CPT) program beginning January 30, 2017.

Nov 29, 2016

EDC Announces RUAG’s Selection of North Brevard

2020-06-12T13:17:30-04:00November 29th, 2016|

Brevard County FL (November 29, 2016) – Today, 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.

Sep 23, 2016

October 7 is National Manufacturing Day

2020-06-12T13:15:32-04:00September 23rd, 2016|

Brevard County, FL (September 23, 2016) - October 7 is National Manufacturing Day, a grassroots effort encouraging manufacturers to open their place of business and inspire the next generation of talent. Here in Florida, we have designated October as “Manufacturing Month” and Brevard County is joining the celebration of this vital and growing industry.

Sep 19, 2016

Production of Premium Luxury Aircraft Seating Launches in Titusville

2020-06-12T13:13:04-04:00September 19th, 2016|

Brevard County, FL (September 19, 2016) – Governor Rick Scott along with the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) and dignitaries, celebrated the opening of Embraer’s fourth major facility in Brevard County today, during a ceremony at the 50,000 square foot Embraer Aero Seating Technologies (EAST) in Titusville.

Aug 19, 2016

Senator Marco Rubio Talks Space Policy in Brevard

2020-06-12T13:12:07-04:00August 19th, 2016|

Brevard County, Fla. (August 19, 2016) – Earlier today, the Economic Development Commission (EDC) of Florida’s Space Coast and Space Florida hosted Incumbent U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and aerospace industry leaders in a roundtable discussion on the critical role the United States and Florida play in space leadership. The organizations invited Senator Rubio, who is seeking re-election, to Exploration Park in Brevard County to engage in open dialogue about the community’s diverse aerospace offerings.

Aug 18, 2016

Cross-Brands Manufacturing, LLC Selects Cocoa as its First Southeastern Production and Delivery Location

2020-06-12T13:11:19-04:00August 18th, 2016|

Brevard County, Fla. (August 18, 2016) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space (EDC) has secured Cross-Brands Manufacturing, a new company to the area, with plans to revive the iconic Sea & Ski sun care product line. The manufacturing and delivery of the sun care line and other health and beauty aid products will be developed in and distributed from a 75,000 sq ft facility in Cocoa and generate up to 70 new jobs in the next three years at an average wage of $45,000.