Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing


The Manufacturing Industry is a great place to work if you're interested in well-paying jobs in a hands-on environment.


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Industry News and Updates


Rayonier watching for coronavirus impact

March 23, 2020 (Courtesy: JAX Daily Record) Last year, Rayonier Inc. was closely watching trade negotiations to see how they might impact the company’s sales to China. This year, the timber and real estate company has a new concern about China: the coronavirus. “The coronavirus outbreak has significantly curtailed manufacturing and construction activity in the region,” said Chief Financial Officer Mark McHugh during Rayonier’s quarterly conference call last week, accordin...


Boeing wants to end a $100 million tax break it gets. Here’s why

March 16, 2020 (Courtesy: CNN) New York (CNN Business)It's not often that a company asks to end a tax break that is worth about $100 million a year. But Boeing is doing just that. It's not out of any sense of corporate largess that Boeing (BA) is seeking to end the tax break it has been getting from Washington, its home state. Instead it hopes to avoid a tariff being put on planes it sells to European airlines. The World Trade Organization has found that the tax credit in Wash...


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Roben Faircloth is the Manufacturing sector manager at CareerSource Northeast Florida.  Roben is a native Floridian, born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Organizational Communications.  Upon graduation she taught English in Tokyo, Japan for three years.

Before joining CareerSource, Roben was the Program Manager for the Florida TRADE Grant at Florida State College at Jacksonville working to help students prepare to enter the field of manufacturing and help those employed in manufacturing, improve their skills. Florida State College, CareerSource and First Coast Manufacturing partnered on this highly successful grant. Prior to working with the TRADE grant, she was an Enrollment Development Coordinator at FSCJ working with area high schools to introduce students to their post-secondary opportunities.  She served on advisory boards for many area high schools including Peterson, Englewood, Forrest and Wolfson.

Contact Roben for information on how your business can benefit from a partnership with CareerSource Northeast Florida

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