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June 25, 2018

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

 

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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.

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Lincoln Road keeps growing — and its small businesses keep closing
Lincoln Road keeps growing — and its small businesses keep closing

Over the last five years, a wave of out-of-town investors have paid record-high prices for Lincoln Road properties looking to capitalize on the Beach's international cachet. Increasingly, small businesses unable to keep pace with the skyrocketing rents in the historic Miami Beach shopping district are being forced to decide between relocating or closing.

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