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Orlando is home to a high volume of tech transfer and commercialization that’s fueled by a top R&D university, specialized research labs/centers and one of the top technology incubation systems and research parks in the country. And with the new BRIDG facility tackling big challenges like the “Internet of Everything,” this is one industry set to skyrocket in the region.

  • No. 1 Large City Where Manufacturing is Thriving

    Forbes, 2018

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    #1 for STEM Job Growth in the U.S.

    Forbes, 2018

  • UCF in Top 20 Most Innovative Universities

    U.S. News & World Report, 2017-2020

We’re known by the companies we keep

Featured Advanced Manufacturing Companies

From large multi-national corporations like Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas and Siemens Energy to midsize companies and start-ups, our significant advanced manufacturing industry spans a full spectrum of sectors.

Amcor

Amcor is a global packaging company.

Amcor

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Description: Amcor is a global packaging company.

AMD

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American multinational semiconductor company .

AMD

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Description: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American multinational semiconductor company .

FARO Technologies

FARO Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports software driven three-dimensional (3D) measurement and imaging solutions.

FARO Technologies

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Description: FARO Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports software driven three-dimensional (3D) measurement and imaging solutions.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. designs, builds, installs, monitors and services natural gas, steam and geothermal turbines and environmental…

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.

Company: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.

Industry: Energy

No. of Employees in the Orlando region: 500-1000

Description: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc. designs, builds, installs, monitors and services natural gas, steam and geothermal turbines and environmental control systems throughout North and South America.

NAUTIQUE

Nautique Boats manufactures Wake Boats for wakeboarding, wakesurfing, water skiing and other water sports.

NAUTIQUE

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Description: Nautique Boats manufactures Wake Boats for wakeboarding, wakesurfing, water skiing and other water sports.

Regal Boats

Regal is one of the largest family-owned-and-operated boat manufacturing companies in the world.

Regal Boats

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Description: Regal is one of the largest family-owned-and-operated boat manufacturing companies in the world.

Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy generates and delivers power from numerous sources including the extraction, conversion and transport of oil and natural gas…

Siemens Energy

Company: Siemens Energy

Industry: Energy

No. of Employees in the Orlando region: 1000-5000

Description: Siemens Energy generates and delivers power from numerous sources including the extraction, conversion and transport of oil and natural gas in addition to renewable and alternative energy sources.

VOXX International

Voxx International is an American consumer electronics company headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

VOXX International

Company: VOXX International

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Description: Voxx International is an American consumer electronics company headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

“The quality of life, the pro-business environment, the highly developed transportation hub and the high quality of the regional talent base are key reasons why we call Orlando home….”

– Paul Browning

CEO at Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas

The Theme Here is

Success

Orlando universities offer specialized programs dedicated to preparing the workforce of the future.

http://mae.ucf.edu/

University of Central Florida

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Major Developments

Orlando’s capacity to move people and products keeps its industries strongly positioned for success and growth and that includes a growing manufacturing cluster.

Siemens

One of four Siemens global wind turbine training centers is based in Orlando.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas established its Western Hemisphere headquarters for versatile power generation technologies in Orlando in 1999 and has been growing ever since.

A THRIVING ECOSYSTEM

Industry Assets

Orlando’s established industry cluster has grown due to supportive R&D and funding partners like BRIDG, imec, the Florida High Tech Corridor Council and TEAM Orlando.

BRIDG

A not-for-profit, industry-led public-private partnership specializing in advanced system integration, microelectronics fabrication, and next-generation manufacturing processes for advanced sensors.

imec R&D lab

Offers IC design research for a broad set of semiconductor-based solutions, including sensing and imaging technology such mm-wave imaging, infra-red imaging, LIDAR system, and a broad range of sensors.

Florida High Tech Corridor

Since it’s inception in 1996, the Corridor has invested in more than $60 million in over 1,400 applied research projects.

TEAM Orlando

The simulation and training command for all Department of Defense branches is located at UCF Research Park, the 6th largest research park in the U.S.

Manufacturers Association of Central Florida

Provides training, jobs, careers and pathways for developing a skilled and talented workforce for manufacturing partners.

FloridaMakes

A service designed to strengthen Florida’s high-wage manufacturing sector.

ORLANDO. YOU DON’T KNOW THE HALF OF IT.

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Get with touch with William Parsons, Director of Business Development, to learn more about how Orlando can support your talent and workforce needs.

Call him today: 407.902.2413

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