Manufacturers Association
of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC)

MASC is the voice for Brevard County’s robust and diverse manufacturing base through action-oriented efforts in four primary focus areas described below. Building upon a 15-year legacy as the regional core for manufacturing. MASC is governed by the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast’s (EDC) Industry Council.

The Manufacturers Association of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC) has been established to serve the needs of regional manufacturing companies. MASC membership is open to all eligible manufacturing companies on the Space Coast and Investors in the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast.

VIEW THE MASC ANNUAL REPORT (2017 – 2018)

MASC Membership Criteria

Help set the pace for manufacturing on Florida’s Space Coast.

MASC membership is open to all eligible manufacturing companies on the Space Coast and open to Investors in the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast. A minimum of 80% of the membership base must operate in an eligible manufacturing NAICS code (31-33).

Manufacturing Members (Space Coast): A minimum of 80% of the membership base must operate in an eligible manufacturing NAICS code (31-33).

  • Any company operating within an eligible manufacturing NAICS code (31-33) in the Brevard County, FL region is eligible to become a member.
  • The company must designate one (1) representative to be listed as the MASC member.

Associate Members: The remaining 20% of membership will be Ambassador Level or above EDC Investors and dues paying, non-manufacturing, associate members. Annual dues are $250.

  • Associate membership is only available to investors in the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast at the Ambassador Level and above. The MASC Advisory Board (EDC Industry Council) will evaluate applications for associate membership and select members as per established administrative guidelines.
  • The company must designate one (1) representative to be listed as the MASC member.

Associate Manufacturing Member (out of area): Manufacturers operating outside of Brevard County, FL are welcomed to join MASC as Associate Manufacturing Members.

  • Associate Manufacturing membership is available to out of area manufacturers who are investors in the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast at the Ambassador Level and above.
  • The company must designate one (1) representative to be listed as the MASC member.
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Focus Areas

MASC Promotion

Promote regional manufacturing companies, products and careers.

Program of Work:

  • Explore the possibilities for promotion of your company and products through the Made In Brevard Program
  • Take part in Manufacturing Day/Month in which we help you celebrate modern manufacturing
  • Participate in the manufacturing image and attraction campaign to drive interest in manufacturing careers
  • Make an impact in your business and your community
  • Help others discover careers in manufacturing
MASC Connection

Connect manufacturers to resources and opportunities.

Program of work:

  • Learn how to take part in existing manufacturing industry initiatives
  • Plug into the NIST funded FloridaMakes network to access an array of resources
  • Network with fellow manufacturing members to bolster local procurement
MASC Advocacy

Advocate for critical issues impacting the manufacturing sector.

Program of work:

  • Influence positive change in your sector by having your voice heard in Tallahassee and Washington D.C. to ensure business friendly policies persist
  • Engage in the MASC championship of a minimum of 3 strategic advocacy issues annually
  • Shape the conversation of what is important to manufacturers in our region
MASC Education

Educate manufacturers, their incumbent workers and the talent of the future.

Program of work:

  • Improve processes through seminars and workshops focused on such topics as government contracting, international trade and manufacturing process improvements
  • Learn how to enhance incumbent worker talent development through credentialing programs such as the nationally recognized Certified Production Technician (CPT) program
  • Assist in growing key manufacturing talent for the region

MASC Dues Structure

The Regional Manufacturing Association of Florida’s Space Coast (MASC) is the succinct voice for Brevard County’s robust and diverse manufacturing base through action-oriented efforts to:

  • Promote regional manufacturing companies, products and careers
  • Advocate for critical issues impacting the manufacturing sector
  • Connect manufacturers to resource and opportunities
  • Educate manufacturers, their incumbent workers and the talent of the future

MASC is an initiative of the longstanding Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) Industry Council, building on the council’s legacy as the regional core for manufacturing.

Annual Sponsorship Opportunities

For more details on sponsorship or information about
additional sponsorship opportunities contact MASC@SpaceCoastEDC.org.