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Mercedes-Benz to expand in Florida

Staff Writer | July 6, 2016
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), a division of Daimler AG, will be relocating an engineering services division from New Jersey to Jacksonville, FLorida.
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The company is adding the engineering services division to its Quality Evaluation Center (QEC) in Jacksonville.

The 50 jobs will be a mix of employees relocating to Northeast Florida and new hires from the local market. Mercedes-Benz currently employs more than 100 Floridians at the Jacksonville facility.

Mercedes-Benz USA began operations in Jacksonville in 2010 and has invested more than $20 million in its 500,000 sq. ft. Jacksonville facility. Jacksonville’s Mercedes-Benz USA facility is located at the International Trade Port near the Jacksonville International Airport.

The business units currently operating here include the Sales Operations Southern Regional Office, Parts Distribution Center, Quality Evaluation Center and Learning & Performance Center. The QEC is one of only two operational units of its kind outside of Germany.