DUBLIN, IRELAND (December 5, 2018) – Today, Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) announced that four Ireland companies will be adding jobs in Florida. The company announcements were made this week during a business development and trade mission to Ireland and the United Kingdom led by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.
Joe York, Vice Chairman of the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors said, “We are excited that these four companies have chosen to further invest in Florida.”
“Florida affords a favourable business environment for business growth, a large pool of college graduates and a robust infrastructure for technology-enabled businesses,” said Kevin Maughan, CEO of UrbanVolt. “It is also one of the core industrial building markets for UrbanVolt, with about 20% of all U.S. warehouses based in Florida. With multiple direct flights to and from Europe and its location on the East Coast of America, Florida is also readily accessible for international management teams.”
More than 237,000 Floridians work in the state’s tech industry, and Florida’s universities are among the nation’s top producers of STEM graduates. Florida ranks among the nation’s top 10 states for manufacturing, and industry leaders in the state produce a wide variety of goods, including aerospace products, batteries, pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, boats and more.
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