Status Reports

Advanced ManufacturingPrimary ResponsibilityStatusSupporting Organization(s)Start YearEnd Year
Increase programming and throughput of individuals with Advanced Manufacturing education and training
Develop supportive transition services, bridge and certificate programs to encourage workers with manufacturing backgrounds onto an industry recognized credential pathwayFSCJFCMA20132016
Develop degree programs to help those with certificates and experience continue to eventual degree completionFSCJ20132016
Support cross-functional program development to connect advanced manufacturing offerings to other growth sectors such as Logistics and AviationFSCJ20132016
Further develop programs in machining, drafting, industrial engineering and quality assuranceFSCJFCMA20132016
Transition exiting military personnel
Invest in workforce programming for exiting military, transitioning skills into target sectorsFSCJCareerSource20142016
Recruit tool & die shops and other fabricated metal operations to Northeast Florida
Ask local companies to list their supplier needsJAXUSA PartnershipFCMA20122013
Complete the database of all NADCAP and other certification businesses in the region. Include in the database uncertified companies that could be servicing aviation within a 200-mile radius.JAXUSA PartnershipFCMA20122013
Share these findings with local companies, contrast against their needs and identify gaps that need to be filled through business recruitmentJAXUSA PartnershipFCMA20122016
Recruit Advanced Manufacturing professionals to Northeast Florida
Increase the appeal of Jacksonville to outside Advanced Manufacturing workers who are considering relocationJAXUSA Partnership20132013
Gather all relevant statistics on the growth of Advanced Manufacturing jobs across multiple industries and the buying power of the average Advanced Manufacturing salary relative to the cost of livingJAXUSA Partnership20142016
Create a standard list of talking points that employers can put on their own website when selling Jacksonville to prospective hiresJAXUSA PartnershipManufacturing Businesses20132014
Establish relationships with Advanced Manufacturing companies through involvement in industry associations and events
Consider becoming members of the following industry associations: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Battery Council International, National Tooling & Machining Association, Clean Fuels Development CoalitionJAXUSA PartnershipFCMA20132016
Evaluate the possibility of attending the following industry events: Original Equipment Suppliers Association Outlook Conference, BATTCON Stationary Battery Conference & Trade Show, National Tooling & Machining Association Conference, SNAXPO, CONEXPO-CON/AGG & IFPE JAXUSA PartnershipFCMA20132016
Follow trends related to nuclear energy advancements and legislative approvalsJAXUSA Partnership20122016