June 25, 2017


Business Florida - Industries


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Florida Ranks...

  • No. 2 best state for manufacturing
  • No. 2 among states for space and defense systems manufacturing
  • No sales tax on manufacturing machinery and equipment



American Elite Molding – Increasing its footprint in Crestview by adding 20,000 square feet and 40 new jobs.

OneWeb – Locating a 100,000-sq.-ft. satellite manufacturing facility at Merritt Island with 250 high-tech manufacturing and engineering jobs expected.

HOERBIGER – Adding 420 to its Broward County workforce by consolidating its North American compressor manufacturing operations under one roof at a new plant in Coral Springs.

Industrial Lighting Products – Adding 35 workers to its staff of 160 and expanding from 40,000 to 70,000 square feet in Sanford.

Metal Container Corp. – Expanding its aluminum bottle manufacturing plant in Jacksonville to 200,000-sq.-ft. and creating 75 new jobs; the firm is a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch.

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