Career and Outreach Resources
FLATE- The Florida Advanced Technological Education Center (FLATE), a National Science Foundation Center of Excellence in high-technology manufacturing, is the go-to organization for manufacturing and advanced technical education, best practices and resources supporting the high performance skilled workforce for Florida’s manufacturing sectors. FLATE provides exemplary industry partnerships, workforce opportunity, and educational synergy throughout the state of Florida by connecting industry and workforce needs to targeted educational endeavors at many community and state colleges across Florida. www.fl-ate.org
Advocacy Resource Center (ARC Marion) Their mission is to create opportunities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live, work and play to the fullest of their capabilities in Marion County. www.mcarc.com/
CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is the local, business-led organization that plans and coordinates quality employment and training services for businesses and individual career seekers in Citrus, Levy and Marion Counties of Florida.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Manufacturers Association of Florida (MAF) Industry Links A plethora of information and resources for the manufacturing organization.
ARTICLES ON MANUFACTURING TRENDS
Florida’ Economy Still on Recovery Track: http://www.floridatrend.com/a56755_tuesdays-daily-pulse