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Orlando’s Advanced Manufacturing Industry Provides Promising Opportunity

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Jun 5, 2015 9:40:00 AM

Orlando continues to make way in the advanced manufacturing industry with recent announcements highlighting its growth and promise.

Valencia College announced plans to lease an Osceola County building to house its new Advanced Manufacturing Education and Training Center. The new center will focus on providing training for currently unemployed and underemployed workers, veterans, women and those who are looking to pursue a career in the advanced manufacturing industry.

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Topics: Education, Advanced Manufacturing, Osceola County

Hernon Manufacturing Breaks Ground on New Headquarters in Sanford

Posted by Orlando Economic Partnership on Mar 27, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Hernon Manufacturing, a global manufacturer of adhesive sealants and dispensing equipment, held its groundbreaking ceremony on March 17 at the company’s headquarters in Sanford, Florida. This expansion will add 27,000 square feet of additional space to their current building space to support the expected increase in business in the coming years. This groundbreaking ceremony follows the company’s announcement of expansion, adding up to 20 new jobs within the next 2 years.

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Topics: Advanced Manufacturing, Corporate Headquarters and Regional Offices, Expansion, Seminole County

Manufacturing Company Expands in Seminole County

Posted by Orlando Economic Partnership on Nov 20, 2014 12:30:00 PM

Hernon Manufacturing, a global manufacturer of adhesive sealants and dispensing equipment, will expand its local operations in the City of Sanford and create 20 new jobs over the next two years in addition to its already existing 40 jobs. They will also make an estimated $2 million capital investment into the region.

"It is with great joy that we make the announcement of the expansion of our headquarters in Sanford. The expansion will provide us with 160% additional space, needed to keep up with the increase in the demand of our adhesives, sealants and precision dispensing equipment and for the expected growth of years to come," said Hernon Manufacturing President Harry Arnon. "We are very thankful for the continued support provided to us by Mayor Triplett, Chairman Dallari, Bob Turk, Irma Stenman and their staff in helping us make this dream come true."

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Topics: Advanced Manufacturing, Expansion, Seminole County

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