Embraer Opens Florida Engineering Facility

Business and executive jet maker Embraer has opened a 75,000sq-ft engineering and technology centre in Melborne, Florida. The purpose built facility is the first of its kind outside Brazil and is located close to the OEM’s Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 final assembly facility and the its executive jet customer centre. The new facility, which is set to employ 200 engineers by 2016, will conduct product and technology development, with its first projects focusing on executive jet interiors. The site will include a laboratory for testing materials and interior components.   

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