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: 5236
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.
FloridaMakes is a great resource and can help your company address current challenges, create new opportunities for growth and achieve measurable results. To learn how FloridaMakes’ services can unlock growth opportunities and cost savings for your company, contact your FloridaMakes Business Advisors Daniel Krug at
, (850) 612-5895 (cell), John Davis at
, (850) 384-5275 (cell), or Mary Nutial at
, (850) 426-9145 (cell).
The findings were reported directly by manufacturers through a third-party outside survey conducted on behalf of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership.
FloridaMakes is an industry-led public-private partnership operated by participating Regional Manufacturer Associations throughout Florida. As part of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership network, FloridaMakes is the official representative of NIST MEP in the State of Florida. Learn more at