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Manufactured In Orlando

Orlando is the heart of Florida manufacturing in the new age, 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. Orlando is one of the world’s few quinti-modal transportation centers, making transporting easily accessible through land, air, sea, rail and even space. And with the advanced manufacturing fabrication lab Center for Neovation tackling big challenges like the “Internet of Everything,” this is one industry set to skyrocket in the region.

  • No. 4 Best Market in U.S. for Development Opportunities

    CBRE, 2021

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    UCF Among Top 20 Most Innovative Universities

    U.S. News & World Report, 2018-2021

  • No. 1 Large City Where Manufacturing is Thriving

    Forbes, 2018

  • Florida’s Most Central Location

We’re known by the companies we keep

From large multi-national corporations like Mitsubishi Power Americas and Siemens Energy to midsize companies and start-ups, companies with advanced manufacturing operations in Orlando span a full spectrum of sectors.



Company: Amcor

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Company: AMD

FARO Technologies

FARO Technologies

Company: FARO Technologies

Mitsubishi Power

Mitsubishi Power

Company: Mitsubishi Power

Industry: Energy

Company Size (Employees): 500-1000




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Regal Boats

Regal Boats

Company: Regal Boats

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Siemens Energy

Siemens Energy

Company: Siemens Energy

Industry: Energy

Company Size (Employees): 1000-5000

VOXX International

VOXX International

Company: VOXX International

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“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, Mitsubishi Power Americas

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Central Florida’s workforce of tomorrow is feeding manufacturing companies in Orlando through six area universities and trade programs, including UCF, a Top 20 ranked most innovative university. Graduates into Orlando’s manufacturing workforce stem from technical programs in welding, production and mechatronics technology.

University of Central Florida

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Major Manufacturing Operations

A No. 1 city where manufacturing is thriving, Orlando’s capacity to move people and products keeps its industries strongly positioned for success and growth. That includes a growing cluster of industrial firms at the heart of Florida’s manufacturing sector.


Siemens’ global North American headquarters is based in Orlando.

Mitsubishi Power Americas

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


Industry Assets

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

200mm Fabrication Facility

Located in Osceola County, this versatile 200mm Fabrication Facility is poised to research the next generation of 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.


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

Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (IDRB)

Manufacturing companies in Orlando and not-for-profit corporations are eligible to apply for IDRB financing, a federal program, administered by the state at the local level. Bond financing can provide up to 100 percent funding of a qualified project within federally specified dollar limits. IDRBs are beneficial to qualified companies as they are longer term and available at a lower interest rate than most commercial loans. The interest on the bonds has preferable income tax treatment by the IRS and those savings are passed along to the user. Like commercial loans, IDRB approval is related to the company’s credit worthiness. It’s one more reason Florida’s manufacturing industry is so competitive.


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Connect with a Subject Matter Expert

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

Call her today: 407.902.2411

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