Manufacturing Matters FL

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 industry partnerships, workforce opportunities, and educational synergy throughout Florida by connecting industry and workforce needs to targeted academic endeavors at many community and state colleges across Florida. FLATE works with non-profits and educational institutions, including universities, state and community colleges, high schools, technical schools, and school districts.

FLATE’s Manufacturing Matters in FL dashboard is a tool to highlight manufacturing education, careers, industry, and their impact on Florida’s economy.


Manufacturing Industry Jobs in Florida


Production Manufacturing Occupation Jobs in Florida


Manufacturing Businesses (FL DOE)


Manufacturing Industry Gross Regional Product