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AIF, Space Florida and FloridaMakes Accelerate Critical Connections Between Florida Manufacturers & Businesses During COVID-19 Pandemic

by FloridaWest News





FloridaMakes in partnership with the Associated Industries of Florida and Space Florida have built Connex Florida. A supply chain database tool for the manufacturing industry in Florida. This tool contains in-depth information on a broad range of Florida manufacturers, along with detailed search functions to highlight specific production capabilities, certifications, equipment, material types and more.  The purpose of this tool is to help Florida manufacturers better connect with each other, be discovered, and increase business opportunities.

Through this database you can:

  • Connect with manufacturers
  • Post RFPs/RFQs/RFIs
  • Exchange surplus materials & equipment
  • Identify workforce and R&D offerings
  • Search processes, equipment, certifications, NAICS, SIC, products, materials, etc.

To obtain access to browse and enter your company’s information into the database, please visit

Below are OSHA & CDC Guidance related to manufacturing:

OSHA_COVID-19, Guidance for the Manufacturing Industry Workforce

CDC Community Guidance, Business Response

For Information on getting employees back to work safely check out