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Advanced Manufacturing Office Activities in Florida


Mapped AMO State Activities

The following map provides a visual representation of AMO activities in Florida. Click the checkboxes to filter certain activities. You may click the pushpin icon to show activity details. All locations are approximate. Following the map, there are lists that provide AMO activities (Energy Savings Assessments, Industrial Assessment Centers, Events and Trainings, and AMO Partner Projects) in Florida.

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Projects Pushpin Projects

AMO Project Award

AMO provided seed funding to 23 awardees for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs at the state and regional levels. These projects are aimed at delivering assessments, trainings, and technical resources to manufacturers to achieve significant reductions in industrial energy intensity.

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R&D Projects and Successes

R and D Pushpin - Denotes Projects on map above

In order to meet the challenges of improving energy efficiency, the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) helps to mitigate its industry partners' energy use. Both share the cost of research and development (R&D) projects while reaching the common goals of improving not only energy efficiency, but economic viability, energy security, environmental quality, and resource conservation. The following list provides Florida's active and complete partner projects:

Project Successes Project Successes
Clean, Efficient Glass Production Using High-luminosity Oxy-gas Burners, Eclipse, Inc.
Winter Park, FL
Industry: Glass
Status: Complete
Details PDF

R&D Projects
Self-Assembled Biomimetic Nanostructured Anti-Reflection Coatings for Highly Efficient Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells
Gainesville, FL
Industry: Nanomanufacturing
Status: Active
Details PDF

An Innovative Titania-Activated Carbon System for Emission Control, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Industry: Forest Products
Status: Complete
Details PDF
Diagnosing and Correcting Soil Nutrient Limitations in Intensively Managed Southern Pine Forests, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Industry: Forest Products
Status: Complete
Details PDF

Large Plant Assessments (ESAs)

With emphasis on reducing natural gas consumption, DOE provides American businesses, factories, and manufacturing facilities with on-site Energy Savings Assessments (ESAs). The purpose of these assessments is to identify immediate opportunities to save energy and money that will lead to significant long-term savings. Gold and silver stars represent facilities that have been recognized for their achievements in industrial energy savings. The following is a list of businesses that have all benefited from AMO assessments in Florida:

ESA Pushpin - Denotes Large Plant Assessments (ESAs) on map above

Gerdau AmeriSteel - Jacksonville Mill
Baldwin, FL

Mosaic Company - Bartow Plant
Bartow, FL

Cemex Brooksville Cement Plant
Brooksville, FL

Kraft Foods - Maxwell House Coffee - Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL

Owens Corning - Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL
Florida's Natural Growers - Lake Wales
Lake Wales, FL

CEMEX Miami Cement Plant
Miami, FL

Mosaic  Company – New Wales
Mulberry, FL

Buckeye Technology
Perry, FL

Buckeye Technology
Perry, FL
CF Industries, Inc. - Plant City Phosphate Complex
Plant City, FL

Medium / Small Plant Assessments (IACs)

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) provide eligible small- and medium-sized manufacturers with no-cost, on-site energy assessments to identify potential savings opportunities. The following is a list of IAC training participants in Florida for the past two years. A complete collection of all the publicly available assessment and recommendation data is available at the AMO IAC database.

IAC Assessments Pushpin - Denotes Medium / Small Plant Assessments (IACs) on map above

AAR Landing Gear
Miami, FL

Advanced Elastomer Systems AES
Cantonment, FL

Armstrong World Industries
Pensacola, FL

Arthrex Manufacturing
Naples, FL

Atlas Paper
Hialeah, FL

B/E Aerospace
Miami, FL

Bacardi Bottling Corp
Jacksonville, FL

Beckman Coulter
Miami, FL

BIC Graphic USA
Clearwater, FL

BIC Graphic USA
Clearwater, FL

Boston Scientific
Miami, FL

Miami, FL

Cantonment, FL

Perry, FL

Cleanfuel US
Lakeland, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Coca Cola Enterprises
Tampa, FL

Coca Cola Enterprises Inc
Hollywood, FL

Commercial Printers
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Contender Boats
Homestead, FL

Correct Craft
Orlando, FL

Cott Corporation
Tampa, FL

Diamond Innovations
Deerfield Beach, FL
Elreha Printed Circuits
Saint Petersburg, FL

Gainesville, FL

Flat Glass Distributors
Jacksonville, FL

Florida Cement Inc
Tampa, FL

Florida Chemical Companay, Inc
Winter Haven, FL

Florida's Natural
Lake Wales, FL

Florida's Natural Growers
Umatilla, FL

Hydro Aluminum St. Augustine
Saint Augustine, FL

Jones Dry Dock
Miami, FL

Juice Bowl
Lakeland, FL

Kimball Electronics Inc.
Tampa, FL

Lockheed Martin
Pinellas Park, FL

M.A. Ford manufacturing
Vero Beach, FL

Medical Device Technologies dba Angiotech
Gainesville, FL

MFM Industries
Reddick, FL

Orlando, FL

National Communications, LLC
Hialeah, FL

NESTLE Waters North America
Lee, FL

New York Bakeries
Hialeah, FL

Northrup Grumman
Saint Augustine, FL

Paramount Mold
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Pepperidge Farm, Inc
Lakeland, FL

Piper Aircraft
Vero Beach, FL
Precision Fabricating & Cleaning Co., Inc
Cocoa, FL

Purina Mills LLC
Lake City, FL

Fort Pierce, FL

RTI Biologics
Alachua, FL

Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers
Port Saint Lucie, FL

Shaw Development
Bonita Springs, FL

Miami, FL

Orlando, FL

Sonny's Enterprises
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Southern Gardens
Clewiston, FL

Southern Gear and Machine, Inc
Miami, FL

Sunshine State Dairy
Plant City, FL

The News-Press
Fort Myers, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Unison Industries
Jacksonville, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL

West Frazier
Mc David, FL

World Emblem
Miami, FL

Events and Trainings

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) offers system-wide and component-specific training sessions and materials to help reduce energy use, save money, and minimize waste through system optimization. The following is a list of Florida's past training events:

Events Pushpin - Denotes Events on map above

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Technical Resources

AMO provides information on upcoming energy efficiency events and trainings, case studies on replicable industrial energy efficiency projects, and contact information for Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC), Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers, and Regional Clean Energy Application Centers.

Case Studies in Florida

Each year AMO develops new case studies on research, development and demonstration projects; energy assessments; the use of AMO tools and training; and leveraging of AMO partner resources for energy efficiency project implementation. The case studies are developed jointly with AMO's industrial partners. The following is a list of the case studies in Florida:

Alcoa: Plant-Wide Energy Assessment Finds Potential Savings at Aluminum Extrusion Facility
Alcoa Inc.
Plant City, FL
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Anchor Glass Container Corporation Plant-Wide Energy Assessment Saves Electricity and Expenditures
Anchor Glass
Jacksonville, FL

Georgia-Pacific Palatka Plant Uses Thermal Pinch Analysis and Evaluates Water Reduction in Plant-Wide Energy Assessment
Palatka, FL

PWA Summary: $2.9 Million in Savings Identified in Georgia-Pacific Assessment
Palatka, FL

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) for Region

There are 26 Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs), sponsored by AMO, located at universities across the U.S. IACs provide no-cost energy assessments to small- and medium-sized manufacturers within a 150-mile radius. Additionally, they provide industrial assessment and energy management systems training for the next generation of energy engineers.

University of Miami
Director: Dr. Shihab Asfour
Phone: (305) 284-2367
Email: sasfour@miami.edu
Web Site: http://iac.miami.edu/intro.htm

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEPs) in Florida

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a not-for-profit network of businesses and manufacturing specialists, with almost 60 MEP centers across the nation. Funded by state, local, and private organizations, and in partnership with the IACs, they provide a variety of services to U.S. industry, including process improvements, innovation strategies, and green manufacturing techniques.

Florida Manufacturing Solutions
Director: Rod Rodrigue
Phone: (321) 939-4000
Fax: (321) 939-4001
Email: rodr@timewisems.com
Web Site: http://www.floridamep.org

Clean Energy Regional Application Centers

Formerly the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Regional Application Centers (RACs), the eight Clean Energy Application Centers across the U.S. promote CHP, waste heat recovery and other clean energy technologies and practices. They provide regional assistance for specific projects, including market assessments, targeted education and outreach, and technical assistance.

Southeast Clean Energy Application Center
Co-director: Pedro Mago
Phone: (662) 325-6602
Email: mago@me.msstate.edu
Web Site: http://www.southeastcleanenergy.org/

Southeast Clean Energy Application Center
Co-director: Steve Kalland
Phone: (919) 513-1896
Email: steve_kalland@ncsu.edu
Web Site: http://www.southeastcleanenergy.org/

State Incentives and Resource Database

This database is a comprehensive collection of incentives and resources for implementing energy-efficiency measures in a commercial or industrial facility. These incentives are often financial and are in place to reward business and residential customers for making strides in energy efficiency. The resources are in the form of analysis tools, education and training programs, and energy audits. The following link will take you to a site that will show you the energy incentives and resources in Florida.

State Incentive Handbooks
AMO has created handbooks of available resources and incentives for industrial energy efficiency implementation organized by system for each of the 50 states.

Resource Fact Sheets
AMO developed 50 resource fact sheets that identify local, regional, state, and utility organizations in each state that can serve as partners working together with manufacturers to advance industrial energy efficiency.


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DOE Contacts

DOE Headquarters Contact
Sandy Glatt
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, Colorado 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1544
Email: sandy.glatt@go.doe.gov

DOE Project Contact
Jamey Evans
1617 Cole Boulevard
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: (720) 356-1536
Email: jamey.evans@go.doe.gov

State Contact(s)

Florida Energy and Climate Commission
Robert Vickers
Executive Director
600 South Calhoun Street
Suite 251
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: (850) 487-3800
Fax: (850) 922-9701
Email: Robert.vickers@eog.myflorida.com
Web Site: http://www.myfloridaclimate.com/climate_quick_links/florida_energy_climate_commission


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About Florida Industry

Florida has a total of 18.8 million residents and ranks 4th in the nation in terms of GDP, which is $673.4 billion. In 2009, Florida ranked 20th in the nation’s industrial energy consumption at 486.6 trillion Btu and 28th in the nation’s industrial natural gas consumption at 67.6 trillion Btu.

Florida’s leading industries (by total value of shipments) include Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing, Food Manufacturing, and Chemical Manufacturing. Information on the state’s top industries is displayed in the table below, which can be sorted based on number of employees, production workers’ hours, and payroll, among other categories.

The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) is providing funding for the development and delivery of industrial energy efficiency programs implemented on a local, state or regional level. These projects are delivering Save Energy Now resources to reduce industrial energy intensity in the states. AMO has 23 total active state and regional projects that are impacting 36 states across the U.S. Learn More

Florida At a Glance

State Information (1)
2010 Population (Million) 18.8
2010 GDP (Billion) $673.4
GDP Rank 4
Energy Statistics (2) Source PDF for Energy Statistics
Total Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 4,295.2
Total Industrial Energy Consumption 2009 (Trillion Btu) 486.6
Total Industrial Energy Consumption Rank 20
Total Industrial GDP 2009 (Thousand) $79,846,000.0
Industrial Energy Intensity (Btu/GDP) 6,094.0
Industrial Energy Intensity Rank 39
Total Industrial Electricity Use 2009 (Trillion Btu)* 179.2
Total Industrial Electricity Use Rank 19
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use 2009 (Trillion Btu) 67.6
Total Industrial Natural Gas Use Rank 28
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* Total industrial electricity use reflects industrial retail electricity sales and electrical system energy losses.

Total Industrial Energy Consumption Statistics in Florida

Year Energy Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
National Average
(Trillion Btu)
2009 486.6 560.4
2008 529.4 613.3
2007 555.6 636.5
2006 557.2 635.0
2005 561.2 637.0
2004 555.6 656.0
2003 564.8 638.6
2002 548.9 640.6
2001 576.9 642.2
2000 612.9 678.9
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Source: http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/states/sep_use/ind/use_ind_fl.html

Top Industries in Florida

NAICS CodeIndustry Name Number of Employees Production Workers' Hours (1,000) Annual Payroll ($1,000) Production Workers' Wages ($1,000) Total Cost of Materials ($1,000) Total Capital Expenditures ($1,000) Value Added ($1,000) Total Value of Shipments ($1,000)
325 Chemical Manufacturing 17,870 21,016 $1,116,872 $486,097 $6,324,694 $535,291 $4,803,251 $11,393,358
334 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing 37,428 30,310 $2,538,062 $748,237 $5,122,632 $367,139 $8,708,613 $13,704,925
311 Food Manufacturing 28,499 43,044 $1,137,163 $716,274 $6,908,090 $249,631 $4,757,349 $11,692,226
312 Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing 6,037 8,753 $306,289 $193,739 $3,005,257 $211,725 $3,058,065 $6,064,434
336 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 22,106 28,035 $1,114,508 $559,104 $2,923,511 $123,143 $3,835,352 $6,486,718
333 Machinery Manufacturing 16,533 19,756 $807,144 $382,952 $2,291,040 $118,198 $1,899,158 $4,307,907
327 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing 14,105 21,030 $549,760 $386,250 $1,446,165 $103,818 $1,475,857 $3,005,168
332 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 28,094 38,153 $1,140,617 $645,259 $2,668,843 $102,919 $2,828,382 $5,554,152
322 Paper Manufacturing 7,669 12,549 $422,064 $296,598 $2,016,551 $92,149 $1,690,215 $3,718,950
326 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing 10,879 16,299 $420,453 $252,905 $1,308,263 $70,520 $1,337,095 $2,670,042
Source: http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/IBQTable?_bm=y&-ds_name=AM0931AS101

Note: The data included in this table is from the U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of Manufactures, except for years that end in "2" or "7", when data from its more comprehensive Economic Census is reported.

Additional Resources

List of Fortune 500 Companies in FL:

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's Policy Database for Florida: