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June 28, 2016

Business Florida 2013 - The Regions

Northwest Florida

Fort Walton Beach, Panama City, Pensacola, Tallahassee

| 9/20/2012

NOTABLE EMPLOYERS

Aviation/Aerospace/Defense

• The Boeing Company - Eglin Air Force Base

• DeTect Inc. - Panama City

• DRS Technologies - Fort Walton Beach

Manufacturing

• Coast Water Efficient Technology (Coast WET) - Panama City

• Majestic Candies Company - Pensacola

• Mowrey Elevator Company Inc. - Marianna

Renewable Energy and Environment

• Bing Energy - Tallahassee

• GE - Pensacola

• Green Circle Bio Energy Inc. - Cottondale

Research and Development

• Florida Center for Advanced Aero-Propulsion - Tallahassee

• Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition - Pensacola

• High-Performance Materials Institute - Tallahassee

NOTABLE ADDITIONS/EXPANSIONS

Manufacturing
For the launch of its Made in the USA brand of home textiles, furniture and lighting, Atlanta-based Home Source International will establish a manufacturing and distribution facility in Marianna by the end of 2012 with a capital investment of $2.3 million; 303 new jobs are expected.

Shipbuilding
Eastern Shipbuilding Group of Panama City plans to hire up to 500 employees and invest $17 million in new equipment over the next 16 months to meet the demands of two new contracts to build 13 offshore supply vessels.

Financial/professional services
Navy Federal Credit Union, America’s largest credit union, completed an $81.5-million expansion at its Pensacola office in 2011, adding 466 employees to an existing staff of 1,650.

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