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Fort Walton Machining Announces Expansion - 07/17/2015

FORT WALTON MACHINING ANNOUNCES EXPANSIONOkaloosa County, Florida (July 17, 2015) – Fort Walton Machining, a recognized leader in the manufacturing and assembly of custom designed, precision ...

The Voice Newsletter - July 2015 - 07/17/2015

This issue features an article by Nathan Sparks, Executive Director, about the future "generational and unprecedented opportunities" that have been afforded to Northwest Florida.&nbs...

The Economic Development Council for Okaloosa County, Florida is a non-profit, public-private partnership serving Okaloosa County as its primary economic development organization committed to continual growth and diversification through existing industry retention and expansion, workforce development and expansion of key industry clusters.

We work with start-up, expanding and relocating businesses to help them with site location, financing incentive program applications, and business community awareness.

Our efforts are focused on facilitating employment opportunities in 3 main areas:

  • Existing Industry Diversification, Retention & Expansion
  • Development of a technically skilled and available workforce
  • Recruitment of targeted industries

Our responsibilities include:

  • Attracting new business and industry to create jobs and investment
  • Working with existing business to expand and solve problems
  • Partnering with community leaders to provide a business friendly environment
  • Facilitate entrepreneurial growth


Okaloosa County is host to a wide array of businesses and industries. From Tourism to Aerospace & Defense, our diversity reflects th...
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