Business & Industry


Over 400 manufacturers call Volusia County home. From boat manufacturing, simulator development, or high tech medical devices, the region offers a vibrant manufacturing community. With over 65 miles of interstate highway, Volusia County has outstanding transportation infrastructure. A well trained labor force comfortable with the skills needed for an advanced manufacturing environment is ready to work and our colleges and universities offer the customized training to ensure that manufacturing in Volusia County keeps up with rapidly changing technology.

Select Manufacturers

Covidien Precision medical devices - hypodermic needles, syringes and related disposables 575
Boston Whaler Unsinkable fiberglass boats 400
Sparton Electronics Electronic and electro-mechanical products 380
Florida Production Engineering, Inc. Plastic injection molding/metal work for automotive wheel covers, trim rings, hubcaps, and decorative molding 330
Teledyne ODI Electrical and fiber-optic wet-mateable connectors and related systems for the subsea environment 312
Energizer Personal Care Hawaiian Tropic sun care products 300
Raydon Corp. Training simulation systems for military ground vehicles and new driver training simulators for novice drivers 286
Metra Electronics Corp. Auto plastic molding, trims, and housing kits; electrical harnesses, housings, accessories 250
Thomas and Betts Corporation Electric power delivery connectors and cable accessories 250
Hudson Technologies Precision deep drawn metal enclosures and stampings for the aerospace, electronics, medical, commercial battery, semi-conductor and automotive industries 220
FloMet LLC Custom metal injection molders of miniature components for medical, dental, and industrial markets 200
Pall Corporation World leader in filtration, separation and purification of fluids 200
Performance Designs, Inc. World-class parachute canopy manufacturer 160
Microflex, Inc. Flexible metal hose, expansion joints and automotive exhaust parts 140
Tara Technologies, Inc.
High precision sealing products for Semiconductor Wafer Processing, Ultra-High Vacuum Processing and Modular Surface Mount Gas Delivery Systems 130
A O Precision Manufacturing Contract precision machining company serving the aerospace, defense, and small arms industries 115
Gambro Hemodialysis solutions 112
Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Co., Inc. High quality engine powered portable pumps for toughest dewatering, bypass and emergency pumping applications 103
Brunswick Commercial and Government Products Commercial and government boats 100

Financial Advantages

  • State and local incentives available to qualifying companies.
  • Competitive Wages
Volusia $43,130
Miami $43,355
Tallahassee $48,646
Tampa $50,752
Jacksonville $55,028
Orlando $55,427
Melbourne $71,993

Sales & Use Tax Exemptions for Manufacturers

Florida offers Sales and Use Tax Exemptions on:

  • Machinery and equipment used by a new or expanding Florida business to manufacture, produce or process tangible personal property for sale;
  • Labor, parts and materials used in repair of and incorporated into machinery and equipment;
  • Electricity used in the manufacturing process;
  • Certain boiler fuels (including natural gas) used in the manufacturing process;
  • Semiconductor, defense and space technology-based industry transactions involving manufacturing equipment;
  • Machinery and equipment used predominantly in research and development;
  • Labor component of research and development expenditures.

Customized Training and Industry Support

Available Properties for Manufacturing Operations

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