Manufacturers Are in Good Company Here
Gadsden County enjoys a robust manufacturing sector and is home to companies producing goods for the following sectors: aerospace and defense, energy, transportation, commercial construction, road construction, corporate clothing, medical and pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and many that manufacture consumer products.
It’s no wonder that so many manufacturers have come to Gadsden County. With eight business parks offering plenty of space with outstanding infrastructure, Gadsden County is ideally suited to make and move the products this world needs.
Manufacturers here benefit from the great connectivity including the Interstate 10 corridor that runs through the middle of the county as well as extensive road and rail networks that provide access to air cargo facilities and ports along Florida’s east coast and up the Eastern seaboard. Together, these facilities provide a multitude of cost-effective shipping options.
Gadsden County manufacturers can also enjoy easy access to raw materials from nearby sources. For example, Florida’s forestry industry is thriving and can provide plenty of timber for businesses that manufacture wood products for construction and consumer markets. And, plastics manufacturers can rely on a steady supply of plastic pellets and other chemicals from companies in the gulf oil region just a couple of hours away.
Gadsden County also offers myriad other benefits for manufacturers, such as:
- Competitive operating costs – the product of very affordable wages and utilities
- A powerful package of state and local economic incentives tailored for manufacturers
- Plenty of available sites ranging from one acre to hundreds of acres for businesses of all sizes
- Robust and accountable workforce and education systems offer stackable credentials of value as defined by local employers who are seeking committed team members. Industry leaders are shaping the future workforce through registered apprenticeships, year-round work experience, and inclusive activities for K-12 students.
If you’re a manufacturer, you’ll be in good company here.