Northeast Florida is one of the largest manufacturing regions in the state.

Competitive local assets including JAXPORT, three major rail lines, low electricity costs and ample available land for large facilities and operations provide the necessary infrastructure for innovative advanced manufacturing companies such as Saft America and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc. The First Coast Manufacturers Association (FCMA), a local, professional trade association, assists manufacturing companies coming to Jacksonville and is a great resource in the areas of government relations and workforce development.

Our well-trained workforce is growing and will continue to outpace the U.S. average over the next decade, especially in areas of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and device manufacturing. We are well positioned for success and provide ample opportunities for your company to grow.

"For more than 30 years, we've called Jacksonville home to our worldwide headquarters for its wealth of highly skilled talent. From graduates of the area's colleges and universities to the large population of military veterans, this city has a workforce that advanced manufacturing companies desire.Plus, Jacksonville is an ideal place for work/life balance - with its miles of beautiful beaches, historical areas, picturesque parks, art museums and more."

Peter MenziusoPresident, North America - Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.