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Industry Information

Modern-day manufacturing is a fast-paced, high-tech industry that is responsible for making everything—from must-have products used in our everyday lives to breakthrough technologies like lasers and photonics. It’s a growing industry in Central Florida and local manufacturers are hiring for a variety of well-paying positions.

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Careers in Manufacturing

The field of advanced manufacturing is extremely diverse. There is a wide range of job specializations to choose from, all of which offer a life-long career path with many opportunities for advancement.

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Job Outlook

There are currently more than 5,000 job openings for manufacturing workers, according to the Manufacturers Association of Florida. Employers are heavily recruiting skilled workers to fill open positions.

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