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Business Florida 2014 - The Regions

North Central Florida

Alachua, Gainesville, Jasper, Lake City, Ocala, Perry

| 9/27/2013


Forestry Austria-based Klausner Group plans to build Klausner Lumber One sawmill, a state-of-the-art facility in Suwannee County for processing this region’s abundant southern yellow pine; 700 construction jobs, 350 permanent jobs and an economic impact of $130 million are expected.

Manufacturing Amtec Less-Lethal Systems (ALS) is relocating its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Arkansas to Perry and plans to hire 100 workers within five years. A subsidiary of Amtec Corp., ALS makes munitions equipment and trains law enforcement personnel.


• Lockheed Martin Ocala Operations Ocala
• Monterey Boats Williston
• Signature Brands Ocala

• Munroe Regional Medical Center Ocala
• Ocala Health System Ocala
• University of Florida Health Gainesville

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• Cheney Brothers Inc. Ocala
• Johnson & Johnson Inc. Madison

• Buckeye Technologies Perry
• PCS Phosphate White Springs
• Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation Live Oak
• Suwannee Lumber Company Cross City

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