July 2022

Leading with LEAN

August 17, 2022

10 a.m. CDT

Get with the program!

Manufacturing Academy

Help develop knowledge and interest in careers in manufacturing by working with students. The program includes the Adopt-a-School program and the Industrial Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship partnerships with FloridaMakes. Contact Paul Miller to learn how your organization can participate.

Employability Is Job No. 1: Santa Rosa County schools groom paths to work

850 Business Magazine

Santa Rosa County District Schools Superintendent Dr. Karen Barber makes career-building programs a priority.

“If we are just successful in getting students their diploma, and we haven’t helped prepare them for life after high school, then we haven’t done our job,” she said. READ MORE

Leading with LEAN webinar rescheduled

The Leading with LEAN webinar originally planned for July has be rescheduled to August 17. This means there is still time to register! Learn more about this insightful discussion and register to attend! 


FloridaMakes introduces Florida Manufacturing Employer of Choice Award: Deadline TODAY!

FloridaMakes is holding the first annual Florida Manufacturing Employer of Choice Award and the applications are open until July 30The winners will be recognized at the FloridaMakes Manufacturing Summit held this October, in Orlando. 

FloridaMakes is committed to elevating the many great jobs in manufacturing and recognizing the companies that excel in recruiting and retaining talent. Each participant will receive an in-depth analytics report that is custom designed to their company, comparing the data to like-sized manufacturers in Florida. Many apply just for the report! 


There is no cost to apply, or for the report, and the application takes about 20-30 minutes to complete. You are able to start the application, pause/save and return to complete. All information is private.  

Apply Today

FloridaMakes Apprentice of the Year Award

Celebrate Florida’s top manufacturing apprentices! The Apprentice of the Year award will be given to manufacturing apprentices who have made an outstanding commitment to their professional development and a positive difference to their company.

Nominations deadline: July 31.

Nominate an Apprentice of the Year
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