the company sells equipment to markets around the world
DAILY SPACE COAST TV: The popularity of fly fishing in Brevard reflects the growing maturity of the sport, aided significantly by Lilly and Andy Renzetti. Tailor-made for fly fishing, the Space Coast offers a myriad of opportunities for local fly anglers, such as the Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, St. Johns River and surfing. Since the 1990s, saltwater fly fishing has grown steadily and you can go for anything from marlin to bass and trout.
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Renzetti, Inc., a world-renowned precision machining company for its fly fishing vises, has announced plans to expand its Titusville-based business with an addition of 20,000 square feet at its manufacturing facility.
The expansion project is expected to cost $2 million; financial incentive for the project was provided by the North Brevard Economic Development Zone (NBEDZ).
Renzetti employs more than 20 people; with the expansion, he plans to add three to five more positions.
The company began operations in the 1970s in a garage in Pennsylvania, before moving to Spaceport Commerce Park in Titusville in the 1990s.
According to company owners Andy and Lily Renzetti, sales increased dramatically once the Orvis Company, a national sport fishing retailer, began selling and distributing Renzetti vises in the 1980s.
Today, the company sells its equipment in markets around the world and offers its machining and manufacturing capabilities to companies in need of precision engineering and manufacturing services, including companies in the industrial sector. aerospace.
To learn more about the company, visit Renzetti.com.
As a sport of fly fishing, a method of angling that uses artificial bait to catch fish, particularly brook trout, it has become a key part of recreational fishing which, according to Sportfishing magazine , now generates over $48 billion in retail sales and produces a $115 billion multiplier effect on the national economy.
The recreational fishing industry is also responsible for 800,000 jobs.
To learn more about the industry in both freshwater and saltwater environments, visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website at NOAA.gov.