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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.