Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County Announces Strategic Partnership with FloridaMakes

Posted on July 07, 2020

The Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County (“EDC”) announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with FloridaMakes which will add immediate value to the EDC’s long-standing Technology Coast Manufacturing & Engineering Network (TeCMEN).  With a stated goal of maximizing the level of operational resources available to the EDC’s TeCM
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Manufacturing In The Florida Panhandle

Posted on May 27, 2020

Combining beautiful beaches with a disciplined, ready-made workforce, this podcast looks at the advantages of manufacturing in Okaloosa County, Florida. To discuss why a move to the Florida Panhandle might make sense, Bruce Morey senior technical editor for Manufacturing Engineering magazine is joined by Nathan Sparks, executive director of the Okaloosa County EDC.
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UF Innovation Station Comes to Northwest Florida

Posted on April 23, 2020

The University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering has announced the establishment of its second Innovation Station, UFIS at the REEF. Located in northwest Florida near Eglin Air Force Base (EAFB), the new engineering extension program will leverage the infrastructure and resources afforded by the UF Research and Engineering Education Facility (REEF) while providing further expansio
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German Automotive Performance Tuning Company Selects Fort Walton Beach for US Headquarters

Posted on November 22, 2019

RaceChip, the market leader for electronic high performance automobile chip tuning, has selected Fort Walton Beach for the company’s new US headquarters. The Fort Walton Beach facility, to be located at 50 Hill Ave in the Fort Walton Beach Commerce & Technology Park, replaces the company’s previous US headquarters in Orange County
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DS2 Team Pledges to Create New Technology Jobs in Okaloosa County

Posted on May 31, 2019

Dynamic Software Solutions (DS2), located in Niceville, Fla., and prime contractor partner, Tapestry Solutions, Inc., a Boeing company, were awarded a Weapon Planning Software (WPS) contract by the Air Force Materiel Command, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Armament Directorate - Eglin Air Force Base. 
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