Application for loans of $50,000 maximum. Loans of up to $100,000 may be made in special cases as warranted by the need of the business.
Category: Manufacturing in SWFL
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Upon a request received from a state’s or territory’s Governor, SBA will issue under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness […]
Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce: Ensuring Community and National Resilience in COVID-19 Response
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family leave and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
As the COVID-19 health crisis impacts global supply chains, Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association as part of the FloridaMakes Network is stressing the importance of having a plan in place prior to disruptions to your supply chain. Click to download the following checklist to help your company react to and prepare for disruptions.
If you missed February’s roundtable discussion, you missed a great presentation on Operational Excellence and the Toyota Way. But you can view the presentation from the meeting by clicking the image below: Be sure to check our upcoming event list for future events and don’t miss out!
The iTech Center for Manufacturing Excellence has open enrollment for its Spring 2020 courses now through March. Call (239) 377-6100 to sign up.
When most people think of Hendry County, they think agriculture, not manufacturing. That is quickly changing however as the County’s location, rich resources and lower operating costs have caught the attention of manufacturing companies. Learn more about what Hendry County offers and how they are being proactive to attract new businesses.
Southwest Florida and Naples in particular are known for hospitality and tourism. But an economy based solely on one industry is not very robust and can easily fluctuate excessively. Read more about how the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce is fostering growth beyond the 317 already established manufacturing operations in Collier County to drive jobs […]
There are over 21,500 manufacturers in Florida of every kind and size. Helping these businesses thrive is a network of resources that help them thrive and continue to grow. Unfortunately, only 4% of the manufacturers take advantage of this network, leaving 96% to fend for themselves. This article explores the resources available to manufacturers and […]