Gov. Scott touts new Boeing jobs in Florida
Enterprise Florida — a private-public partnership that supports Florida businesses — explains that “Florida ranks 2nd among states for aviation, aerospace, and space establishments, with nearly 2,000 aviation and aerospace companies employing some 83,800 workers.” According to Enterprise, this includes almost every major defense contractor, the Kennedy Space Center and the Cape Canaveral Spaceport, and many U.S. military installations.
Accoridng to Space Florida, the state’s aerospace development organization, its partnership with Boeing will modernize Kennedy Space Center facilities to “provide efficient production and testing operations that optimize the company’s best practices from satellite manufacturing, space launch vehicles and commercial airplane production programs.”
The release from the governor’s office adds that Boeing will partner with, “NASA, Space Florida, Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, Enterprise Florida, the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners and Brevard Workforce.”
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