Industry Excellence

Few states can match the scale and scope of Florida's industry assets. The state's competitive costs, large talent pool, comprehensive infrastructure, global connectivity, and huge market have supported the growth of a robust economy, with particular strength in the following key areas:

Explore Florida’s Industries

Aviation & Aerospace

Florida has long been the world’s premier gateway to space, the undisputed air traffic hub of the Americas, a major hub for flight training and MRO, and home to leading…

Life Sciences

After years of aggressive, coordinated effort, Florida has firmly established itself as a true hub for the life sciences. Today, Florida is home to some of the nation's most highly…

Manufacturing

Florida's advanced manufacturing industries are diverse and include sectors producing intermediate and finished products ranging from plastics, to tortillas, to motor vehicles. In total, Florida is home to over 18,200…

Defense & Homeland Security

The defense and homeland security industry is comprised of innovative companies pursuing the development of products and solutions to support our military and protect civilian populations from terrorist attacks and…

Information Technology

Florida has remained at the forefront of infotech innovation since the birth of the IBM PC in Boca Raton. The state's industry strengths are diverse, and range from photonics,…

Financial & Professional Services

Florida’s diversified economic structure has enabled it to be a global player in the provision of high value-added services in finance, insurance, architecture, accounting, consulting, engineering, and more. Florida’s proximity…

Logistics & Distribution

Logistics is big business in Florida, where the broader wholesale trade, transportation and logistics industry employs more than half a million Floridians. Nearly every major global logistics integrator already…

Cleantech

Floridians understand the undeniable link between the sustainability and the economy, and are building a robust cleantech industry, with particular strength in energy, efficiency, and environmental technologies. Florida is already…