Dallas, Texas 03/28/2014 (FINANCIALSTRENDS) – Governor Rick Scott has announced that Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT)’s mission systems & training-facility located in Orlando will now be expanding and bringing upto 200 jobs & a capital investment of around $80 million. Currently, Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) employs approximately 7,000 people in Orlando and is also expanding this location due to the corporation-wide consolidation. Lockheed Martin is a global-security & aerospace company which is primarily involved in the research, design, and development, manufacture and integration & the sustainment of advanced-technology systems, products & services.
Currently, Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) is the largest industrial-employer in Florida, with a workforce of nearly 11,000 employees across the state. Scott said that this expansion of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) is excellent news for Florida families who are in Orlando. Florida has now proven to be the very perfect business-climate for companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Since Dec 2010, businesses in Florida have created in excess of 503,500 private-sector jobs. Scott said that they have to keep working to create the opportunity economy that will also create jobs for the future generations.
Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT)’s mission systems & training facility that is in Orlando will now add great-value to the extensive aviation & aerospace sector in Florida, said the president & Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Florida, ” said Gray Swoope, Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) is a world-leader in the industry & has created literally thousands of employment-opportunities & millions in economic-impact in the state for over 58 years. They are an excellent community partner & the community is looking forward to seeing their continued legacy of success in this Sunshine State.
Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT)’s new investment in Orange County now adds to the impressive modeling and simulation and the training cluster, that is already the biggest in the world said Teresa Jacobs, the Orange County Mayor in a statement .