What's New?

Gov. Scott announced the Manufacturing Sales Tax Exemption (permanent) is a top legislative priority. Read the Governor's statement! 


See the statewide proclamation from Gov. Scott!

MAF announces 2016 legislative priorities.

Florida DEO released the August 2015 labor market statistics. Check the full report here.

Florida DEO released the July 2015 labor market statistics. Check the full report here.

Florida DEO released the June 2015 labor market statistics. Check the full report here

Women in Manufacturing video from the June STEM forum is a great way to introduce manufacturing to women, encourage girls to follow a career in STEM and look at some of the myths surrounding the role of women in manufacturing. https://youtu.be/dZBmVXaZQbE

In 2014, manufactured exports accounted for 92 percent of Florida’s total exports! See the 2014 business report here.

Florida manufactured exports accounted for over 54 BILLION dollars in 2014! See the 2014 business report here.

Manufacturing Institute published a study on women in manufacturing: "Exploring the Gender Gap". The study can be seen here



Manufacturing Month

Manufacturing Month is upon us! Florida celebrates the manufacturing industry throughout the whole month of October. MAF partners with FLATE and Florida TRADE to reach educational institutions and connect students with manufacturers.

For more information, resources or how to get involved, please visit the MAF CAME or FLATE website. You can view a calendar of statewide activities and join the fun!

 Statewide Manufacturing Job Fairs
October brings the return of the Statewide Manufacturing Job Fairs! More than 30 fairs will be held across the state to promote the manufacturing industry. MAF, CareerSource Florida and the Florida TRADE Consortium invite you to come out and find your next best employee--our your new career!

Manufacturing Job Fairs


STEP AHEAD Nominations

The Manufacturing Institute recognizes women in manufacturing each year through the STEP AHEAD program. Nominations are now open and we encourage all members to nominate one woman who you feel is making a difference in the manufacturing industry.

Last year 130 women were recognized nationwide and 10 of those women were based in Florida!

Nominate today!


Florida TRADE Innovations Forum
November 3, 2015 - West Palm Beach

MAF CAME and Florida TRADE are proud to host another innovative forum on education, advanced manufacturing and technology. The speakers at this event are doing groundbreaking work and paving the way for Florida's future in manufacturing. You do not want to miss this engaging event or the live technology demonstrations!


Register now!


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