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SFMA Resources

The South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) has held the distinction of being the #1 resource for manufacturers in South Florida since 1961 – saving its members time and money through advocacy, networking and resources. Below is a list of pertinent resources for our members..

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.
  • Matthew Rocco, President
  • E-mail:  mrocco@sfma.org

Bay Area Manufacturers Association

  • Serving manufacturers in the Tampa Bay region, including Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco counties
  • Beth Galic, Director
  • E-mail: beth@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

Hernando County Manufacturers Association

  • Hernando, part of Pasco
  • Duane Chichester, Ex. Director
  • duanec@tampabay.rr.com

Mid-Florida Regional Manufacturers Association

  • Serving manufacturers in the Marion, Levy, Alachua, Citrus and Sumter counties
  • Kathleen Crowley, Executive Director
  • E-mail: Kathleen.MRMA@gmail.com

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

Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council

  • Serving manufacturers in the Northwest Florida area
  • Paul Miller, Executive Director
  • E-mail:pmiller2@uwf.edu

 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
  • Neil Kagan, Membership Director
  • E-mail:  neilakagan@gmail.com

Treasure Coast Manufacturers Association

  • Serving Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties
  • Pete Tesch, President St. Lucie County EDC
  • Email: ptesch@youredc.com

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.

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

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

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