News from FloridaMakes

We are excited to report that Florida manufacturers who received services through FloridaMakes have reported a combined total of over $721 million in measurable impacts (total survey data through Q3, 2018). 
The results break down to include:
  • Increased or retained sales: $475 million
  • Total cost savings: $70.6 million
  • Total investments: $175.7 million (equipment, new products, skills and other)
  • Jobs created or retained: 5,236

The survey results represent data from 241 firms. On average, $3 million in total impact and over 21 jobs were created or retained per firm.

Heroes of American Manufacturing Video:  ACR Electronics, Inc.
FloridaMakes and the South Florida Manufacturers Association are proud to announce that ACR Electronics is one of two manufacturing firms selected nationally for the Heroes of American Manufacturing video series sponsored by the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP part of the US Department of Commerce.  Watch the Video Now!

Save The Date! May 31, 2019
MAKE MORE Manufacturing Summit
The MAKE MORE Manufacturing Summit is a leadership-focused meeting designed around connecting ecosystem stakeholders with the needs and realities of industry leaders from the manufacturing sector. Host sponsors include AIF, Florida Chamber Foundation, Florida Makes, and Career Source Florida. Please join us for the second annual event.  More Information!

FloridaMakes is a statewide, industry-led, public-private partnership operated by participating Regional Manufacturers Associations with the sole mission of strengthening and advancing Florida's economy by improving the productivity and technological performance of its manufacturing sector, with an emphasis on small- and medium-sized firms. It accomplishes this by providing services focused on three principle value streams: technology adoption, talent development, and business growth. For more information, visit

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