Tag: Florida

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Terraline to Carry Out Prototype Class 8 Truck Tests in Q1

November 21, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

A prototype of a battery-electric Class 8 truck with an expected range of 500 miles is set to begin its first pilot tests in Florida in the first quarter of 2024, according to vehicle developer Terraline Inc. Fremont, Calif.-based Terraline […]

Logistics, Process

Jacksonville Port Authority Prepares For Future Of Transportation, Logistics

June 7, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

As “America’s Logistics Center,” the Jacksonville region sits atop Florida, the nation’s fastest growing state, giving way to 98 million consumers within a day’s drive, amplified by a diversified transportation infrastructure of rail, air, highway and maritime. At the center […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, News

GE To Invest $450M+ In U.S. Manufacturing This Year

March 15, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

With plans to purchase cutting-edge equipment and make upgrades to position the company and its U.S. workforce for a strong future, GE will invest more than $450 million in its existing U.S. manufacturing facilities this year. The investments at eight […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Florida’s Blue Innovations Group Betting on Electric Boats

December 29, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

As Tesla helped usher in electric cars, a Tampa Bay, Fla., company seeks to do the same for boating. Blue Innovations Group, founded by former Tesla global head of manufacturing Chuan “John” Vo, is working out of Pinellas Park on […]


Florida Lawmakers Aim to Buy American

January 28, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

There were a lot of bad things that happened in 2021. But hey, one positive was that several states passed or strengthened Buy America laws! Texas lawmakers, for example, approved a bill to expand Buy America so it applies at […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Terran Orbital To Build Spacecraft Manufacturing Facility In Florida 

September 27, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Terran Orbital has selected Merritt Island in Brevard County, FL as the site of its new Commercial Spacecraft and Constellation Facility. The company will invest more than $300 million in new construction and equipment to create the largest satellite manufacturing […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Florida agrees to buy swath of Everglades to protect it from oil drilling

January 16, 2020

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – The state of Florida has reached a deal with a private real estate firm to buy a large swath of environmentally sensitive wetlands in the heart of the Everglades to spare the tract from oil drilling, the governor […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

The launch of Falcon Heavy launches a new precedent for manufacturing

February 9, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

On 6 February, the Falcon Heavy rocket was launched. The rocket was launched by SpaceX from Florida, and stands as the largest in the world, in regards to payload. The rocket is capable of lifting up to 63,800kg into Low […]


Norbord Contributes $1M To Support HBI’s Construction Training To Rebuild In Texas And Florida

September 20, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HBI is gearing up to help prepare the local workforce for reconstruction in Texas and Florida following the recent hurricanes. Norbord Inc.’s donation of $1 million to HBI will help train individuals in the […]