BDB SHOWCASES PALM BEACH COUNTY ON SPACE FLORIDA’S PANEL

Published Thursday, May 21, 2020

Space Florida hosted a virtual event to highlight South Florida’s Contributions & Opportunities with U.S. Space Force & Space Command Stakeholder Engagement Planning. This effort was to assist in the State’s efforts to attract Space Force headquarters to Florida.

Shawn Rowan, Vice President of Recruitment, Retention and Expansion at the Business Development Board was a panelist on the “South East Florida Aviation and Aerospace Landscape.”

Palm Beach County’s Aviation / Aerospace / Engineering industry has a total estimated impact of $9.7 billion. Over 1,461 A/A/E and support industry companies and more than 20,500 people are employed. The average wage is $102,672.

In fact, over the past six months, the Business Development Board assisted two companies in the aviation, aerospace and engineering sectors.

Parametric Solutions, Inc. (PSI), an engineering firm specializing in gas turbine design, analysis, parts procurement, instrumentation, assembly and testing was approved for a reimbursement training grant for its existing employees through the State of Florida Incumbent Worker Training Grant program (IWT). The IWT will enable PSI to retain 250 jobs at its facilities headquartered at 831 Jupiter Park Dr. in Jupiter, Florida.

Nano Dimension, a leading Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME) provider, announced the establishment of its headquarters for the Americas in Boca Raton. The new headquarters will become the company’s main sales, customer support, logistic and training center. The new facility is being established for the benefit of the company's customers and prospective industry partners.

Investors

#1 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America Bank United Baptist Health South Florida
Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. CareerSource Centennial Bank DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Equestrian Center
Florida Crystals Corporation FPL Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction Hospital for Special Surgery J.C. White JP Morgan Chase
LRP Publications Martens Group Minto Communities, LLC NCCI Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach Park of Commerce PNC Bank Pratt & Whitney (A United Technologies Company) Raymond James Financial Services/Boynton Financial Group, Inc.
RSM South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine South Florida Business Journal Stiles-Nicholson Foundation TD Bank
Tortoise Properties Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital