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October 18, 2017

Business Florida - Industries

Manufacturing

| 9/22/2017

Florida Ranks...

  • 19,000 manufacturing companies
  • 331,000 manufacturing industry employees
  • 3rd best state for future job growth (Forbes)
  • 3rd most diverse workforce

 

NewsMakers

LIGNOTECH Building a $135-million manufacturing facility in Fernandina Beach and creating 50 jobs.

ATIO USA Opening a $26-million manufacturing facility in Hendry County and creating 39 jobs.

KLS MARTIN GROUP Global leader in surgical technology establishing its first U.S. manufacturing operations in Jacksonville; 25 new jobs expected.

PRECAST SPECIALTIES Building a 75,000+-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in St. Lucie County, adding up to 150 jobs.

Tags: Business Florida, Targeted Industry Sectors

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