Leadership committed to
Forging Skilled Workforce
Manufacturing can thrive in
Be part of a unified voice
Our mission is to educate, advocate, and promote a healthy environment for Charlotte County. The EDP is a valuable networking resource with members drawn from local government and companies representing tens of thousands of employees. Regular meetings with guest speakers are held on the first Thursday of every month. Learn more about the advantages of being a member by watching this short video.
Elite workforce training & recruitment
Florida SouthWestern State College and Punta Gorda Airport host the full curriculum for Airframe and Powerplant mechanic training (A&P) from the College of Aviation at Western Michigan University. Because A&P mechanics are often viewed as the “surgeons of advanced manufacturing,” Charlotte County is on track to generate exponential improvements in workforce quality.
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