The Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council is building a talent pipeline for manufacturers in Northwest Florida.


To strengthen the economic competitiveness of the region’s manufacturers by acting as a single voice to address common interests.


The Council represents manufacturers and partners in the Northwest Florida region to include Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Bay, Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, and Liberty Counties.


Interactive Map of NWFL Manufacturers


Membership in the Council is open to manufacturers of all sizes and sub-clusters who are located or have a presence in the Northwest Florida region. Membership is also open to affiliate members who have an interest in the economic success of the manufacturing industry in Northwest Florida, as well as to public partners who support the efforts of the Council. Membership can be achieved by application, approval of the Board, and payment of annual dues.

The NWFMC has developed two videos in an effort to bring attention to the value of manufacturing in Northwest Florida.

Recruitment tool for students looking for an exciting career.

Manufacturing Opportunities in Northwest Florida!

Are You Ready?


Whether it’s a hurricane, flood, power outage, fire, or issues with transportation, customers or suppliers, are you prepared? Any number of crises might occur that could substantially set back your profitability or even cripple your company. Refer to this list of national, statewide and local resources to find out what to do in case of emergency.

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FloridaMakes Success Story: Rex Lumber in Jackson County

W. D. McRae established Rex Lumber Company, a family-owned business, in 1926 in Graceville, Florida. The mill started as a cypress sawmill, and later became an oak flooring manufacturer.

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Manufacturing Profile: Santa Rosa County

“With the recent Triumph award to build infrastructure to 40 acres in the Whiting Aviation Park, county leaders focus on aviation manufacturing in particular”

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University of West Florida’s GeoData Center is currently seeking manufacturing internship placements for its students.

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WC Pryor Middle School in Okaloosa County

Mr. Palermo’s students demonstrate their communication skills while explaining their robotics and 3D modeling projects to Ms. Anderson.

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