October is Manufacturing Month. Governor Rick Scott Issues Proclamation
By: Florida Chamber of Commerce
October 1 marks the start of National Manufacturing Month; see the proclamation issued this week by Florida Governor Rick Scott recognizing the contributions of the manufacturing sector to the economy.
Did You Know Manufacturing Contributes More Than $40 Billion to Florida’s Economy?
In fact, for every 10 jobs created in Florida’s export-oriented manufacturing, 12 more jobs are created in transportation, warehousing and retail. Florida has more than 330,000 manufacturing employees earning more than $54,000 annually, which is higher than the state’s average wage. Click here to learn more.