Jacksonville's manufacturing scene is a Florida anomaly. Jacksonville is home to several manufacturers making products that one would not expect to find in Florida. Here's a few.
3. Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE)
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One of eight Fleet Readiness Centers commissioned by the US Navy, FRCSE's role is to perform in-depth overhaul, repair and modification of aircraft, engines, and aeronautical components. With a workforce of almost 3,000 civilian employees, 1,000 military personnel, and 1,000 contractors, FRCSE is the largest tenant command aboard NAS JAX and the largest industrial employer in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia. Established in 1940, the facilities at FRCSE have turned out almost every type of Navy aircraft-- fighter and attack planes, patrol, antisubmarine, reconnaissance, transport, trainer, special configuration and helicopters.
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