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December 11, 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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Florida Trend Video Pick

Sting performs with the Florida Orchestra for 50th anniversary gala
Sting performs with the Florida Orchestra for 50th anniversary gala

Sting performed with the Florida Orchestra for their 50th anniversary gala Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame rocker belted some of his biggest hits while conductor Michael Francis led the orchestra.

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Ballot Box

How has the restaurant scene in Florida changed over the past 20+ years?

  • A lot - there's much more variety
  • Some - there are more restaurants but many are overpriced or mediocre
  • Not much - newer restaurants have driven out too many mom-and-pop places
  • Not sure - haven't been here long enough
  • Other (comments welcome)

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