Manufacturers are drawn to Orlando for several reasons including efficient air service, low cost of doing business, growing work force, and high quality of life. Manufacturing companies located here include Correct Craft, Frito Lay, Lockheed Martin, Northrup Grumman, Siemens and more.
- Florida companies saved $141 million after the state eliminated the manufacturing and equipment sales tax
- $51,800 average manufacturing worker’s salary
- $1.00 invested in manufacturing creates $1.43 of activity in other sectors
- Manufacturing accounts for 85 to 90% of Florida’s exports