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Jul 12, 2016

Lockheed Martin Selects Titusville for New Operations

2020-06-12T13:09:44-04:00July 12th, 2016|

Brevard County, Fla (July 12, 2016) The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is pleased to announce that Lockheed Martin has selected Titusville as the site to create new capabilities, advancing Lockheed Martin’s role in spacecraft manufacturing and test. The company has chosen to leverage the Astrotech Space Operations site adding up to 300 jobs. Incentive support provided by the North Brevard Economic Development Zone (NBEDZ) and the state of Florida provided the best business case for Lockheed Martin to expand its operations on the Space Coast.

Jul 11, 2016

Thales Selects Brevard County to Expand Operations

2020-06-12T13:08:33-04:00July 11th, 2016|

Brevard County, FL (July 11, 2016) – Earlier this morning during the Farnborough International Air Show in London, Governor Rick Scott announced that Thales has chosen to expand its Melbourne operation. The company expansion will add 327 high-tech positions by 2020 with plans to develop a 100,000 SF facility to support advancement of innovative technology and solutions world-wide.

Jun 30, 2016

Five Local Companies Selected to Receive NASA Assistance

2020-06-12T13:07:31-04:00June 30th, 2016|

Brevard County, Fla (June 30, 2016) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced that five local companies have been selected to partner with NASA subject matter experts. This partnership is the result of the EDC’s Technology Docking program first introduced in January 2015.

Jun 16, 2016

Cutting-Edge U.S. Navy Simulation Facility Celebrated

2020-06-12T13:06:44-04:00June 16th, 2016|

Brevard County, FL (June 16, 2016) – Today, the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) joined Space Florida, federal and military dignitaries, and elected officials for a first look at the state-of-the-art Strategic Weapons System Ashore (SWS Ashore) facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS). The new SWS Ashore facility will provide the U.S. Navy with a single, land-based simulation operation for testing submarine missile systems.

Jun 9, 2016

Brevard County Manufacturing Champions Awarded

2020-06-12T13:06:00-04:00June 9th, 2016|

Brevard County, FL (June 9, 2016) – On June 8, the Regional Manufacturing Association of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC) presented House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, Senator Thad Altman, Representative Tom Goodson, and Representative Ritch Workman with the 2016 Manufacturing Champion Award for supporting manufacturing driven initiatives in the Florida Legislature. The awards were presented during MASC’s Quarterly Update meeting held at MACK Technologies.

Jun 2, 2016

Embraer’s Legacy 450/500 Assembly Facility Open for Business

2020-06-12T13:05:10-04:00June 2nd, 2016|

Brevard County, FL (June 2, 2016) – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) is pleased to announce the grand opening of Embraer’s newest 236,000 square-foot operation in Melbourne to accommodate the assembly, painting and delivery of the company’s latest executive jet aircraft, the Legacy 450 and Legacy 500.

May 16, 2016

Ensuring U.S. Leadership in Space

2020-06-12T13:04:01-04:00May 16th, 2016|

Brevard County, Fla (May 16, 2016) - The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) has joined leading space industry associations such as the Space Foundation, Space Florida and the Satellite Industry Association in the drive to educate congressional leaders on the critical role of the U.S. space program. Long-term support of our space program benefits the nation’s economy, security, leadership and high-quality American jobs.

Apr 19, 2016

OneWeb Satellites Selects Florida’s Space Coast for Manufacturing Operations

2020-06-12T13:02:46-04:00April 19th, 2016|

Brevard County, Fla. (April 19, 2016) – The Economic Development Commission (EDC) of Florida’s Space Coast is pleased to announce that OneWeb Satellites, a company working to create satellite based communications network capable of delivering internet connectivity globally, will be locating a 100,000 square feet satellite manufacturing facility on Florida’s Space Coast at Exploration Park just south of Kennedy Space Center.

Apr 15, 2016

GrowFL Now Accepting Applications 2016 Florida Companies to Watch Awards

2020-06-12T13:01:34-04:00April 15th, 2016|

Brevard County, Fla (April 15, 2016) – GrowFL, Florida’s leading organization in support of second-stage growth companies, is now accepting applications for its annual Florida Companies to Watch® awards program. The event - now in its sixth year - honors 50 select second-stage companies from throughout the state for developing valuable products and services, creating quality jobs, enriching communities, and creating new industries throughout Florida.