Erchonia Corporation, a medical laser device manufacturing company, will relocate its operations to a 20,000 square foot facility in the North Drive industrial area of Melbourne, Florida. The company’s $5.3 million investment is expected to create 35 jobs in Brevard County.
The firm markets leading low-level laser therapy applies low intensity photonic energy as a treatment modality and is used in a number of treatment applications, including neck and shoulder pain, laser assisted liposuction, and non-invasive body contouring and is among the most used in the world. Erchonia continues to conduct clinical trials on additional applications.
“From laser devices to biopharmaceutical research, some of the most innovative technological advancements are finding a home on the Space Coast,” said Lynda Weatherman, President/CEO of the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast. “Erchonia will be working alongside some of the best and brightest leaders and innovative companies. We know this will be an ideal location to further their growth well into the future.”
The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast worked with the State of Florida, the City of Melbourne and Enterprise Florida to bring Erchonia to the region.
“Governor Scott continues to show he is dedicated to the creation of high tech, high wage jobs by his support for projects like Erchonia. As a community that puts a great emphasis on keeping and growing business in our area, we couldn’t ask to be on a better team”, said Brevard County Board of County Commission Chair Robin Fisher