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MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATIONS

Manufacturers Association of Central Florida

  • Serving manufacturers in Central Florida (Orange, Osceola, Lake, Seminole and Brevard counties)
  • Sherry Reeves, Executive Director
  • E-mail:  MACFHQ@MACF.BIZ

South Florida Manufacturers Association

  • Serving manufacturers in the Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, Saint Lucie, Okeechobee, Monroe and Indian River counties.
  • June Wolfe, President
  • E-mail:  info@sfma.org

Upper Tampa Bay Manufacturers Association

  • Serving manufacturers in the Upper Tampa Bay area
  • Jerry Custin, Director BME
  • E-mail:  info@utbchamber.com

Bay Area Manufacturers Association

  • Serving manufacturers in the Tampa Bay region, including Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco counties
  • Becky Burton, Director
  • E-mail: admin@bama-fl.org

Manufacturers Association of the Space Coast

First Coast Manufacturers Association

  • Serving manufacturers in the Jacksonville area (Nassau, Duval, Clay, Putnam, and Saint Johns counties)
  • Lake Ray, President
  • E-mail:  information@fcmaweb.com

Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce

Mid-Florida Regional Manufacturers Association

  • Serving manufacturers in the Marion, Levy, Alachua, Citrus and Sumter counties
  • Rob Adamiak, Executive Director
  • E-mail: mrma.email@gmail.com

Manufacturing & Supply Chain Alliance of Mid Florida (formerly, Polk Manufacturing Association)

Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council

  • Serving manufacturers in the Northwest Florida area
  • Cindy Anderson, Executive Director
  • E-mail:  cindy@nwfmc.org

Sarasota Manatee Manufacturers Association

  • Serving manufacturers in the Sarasota area
  • Peter Straw, Executive Director
  • E-mail:  Pstraw@sama-fl.com 

Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association

  • Serving manufacturers in Southwest Florida
  • Max Dean, Membership Director
  • E-mail:  max@srma.net 

Volusia Manufacturers Association (VMA)

  • Serving manufacturers in Volusia and Flagler counties and surrounding areas
  • Jayne Fifer, President/CEO
  • E-mail:  info@vmaonline.com

STATE OF FLORIDA

Enterprise Florida – This public/private partnership agency is Florida’s state economic development agency. EFI provides assistance to businesses looking to locate or stay in Florida.

Florida Sterling Council – To increase your competitive edge, learn more about the Sterling performance improvement system.

Manufacturers Association of Florida – MAF is an advocacy organization that serves to improve the business climate for manufacturers in Florida.

Manufacturing Site at Enterprise FL – This site tracks manufacturing information relevant to the State of Florida.

State of Florida

Made in Florida

Florida Senate

Online Florida

BUSINESS

MFG.com -This site links buyers looking for quotes with sellers around the world

SFMA Training Institute – Manufacturing apprenticeship, customized training, lean training.

FloridaMakes – Created by manufacturers, for manufacturers.

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

Directory of State and Local Government Sites – Detailed listing of local and government websites

US Bureau of Labor Statistics – Labor data, inflation, unemployment, pay data

Dept. of Labor – Compliance assistance, small business resources

Dept. of Labor – OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Dept. of Commerce – Compliance assistance, small business resources.

JOB/CAREER

SFMA Job Openings & Resumes – Post a job opening at your company or to post or view resumes

Career Source – A federally-funded, locally-controlled organization providing numerous services to employers and job seekers in Broward County

HR.com – One of the largest online community for human resources professionals featuring articles, news, webcasts, events, white papers, discussion forums.

Monster – Search for jobs, read career advice from Monster’s job experts, and find hiring and recruiting advice.