by Wayne T. Price
Nov. 29, 2012

Gov. Rick Scott, in his second visit to Brevard County in as many days, was on hand to break ground for Embraer jet’s Engineering and Technology Center USA.

“You can pick many companies, as successful as Embraer, to come to our state,” Scott said this morning Prior to the employer groundbreaking at Melbourne International Airport.

The new 63,500-square-foot facility will employ at least 100 when it is fully operational.

“With these 200 new jobs, more families will be able to bring a paycheck home, and although our work isn’t done, we’ll continue to work to grow jobs so every Florida family can enjoy the American dream,” Scott said.

This morning’s event was attended by dozens of local lawmakers, economic development officials and other community supporters.

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