October 24, 2016


Pompano and circumstance

Aquaculture has become the fastest-growing form of food production globally — in 2013, production of fish and other seafood eclipsed production of beef. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2016

Florida businesses sell in excess of $10 million at Farnborough International Airshow

Florida small businesses report second-highest sales ever at 2016 airshow. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2016

Florida sinkhole to cost Mosaic up to $50 million to fix

A massive leak of contaminated water through a sinkhole at a Mosaic Co fertilizer facility in Florida will cost it $20 million to $50 million to fix, a company executive said on Tuesday. Read more »
Published on 9/21/2016

Tech Data Corporation to acquire Technology Solutions business from Avnet for $2.6 billion

Transaction creates premier global IT distributor with the most diverse end-to-end solutions from the data center to the living room Read more »
Published on 9/19/2016

Mosaic: New Wales water loss incident

Mosaic is using ground water well P-4 to recover water that was lost as a result of the sinkhole formation. The well, which is 24-inches in diameter and 800 feet deep, is located west of the south gyp stack and is shown in the photo at right. Read more »
Published on 9/19/2016

Mac Papers acquires Higdon Paper & Packaging

Deal further demonstrates company's commitment to Alabama and offering a diversified product line-up. Read more »
Published on 8/9/2016

Eden Springs to be acquired by Cott Corporation for €470 ($525) million

Acquisition to create a leading global water and coffee services platform Read more »
Published on 8/5/2016

S&D Coffee, Inc. to be acquired by Cott Corporation

S&D Coffee, Inc. has accepted an offer made by the Cott Corporation to be acquired. Read more »
Published on 8/5/2016

Cott Corporation announces acquisition of S&D Coffee and Tea

Cott also reports second quarter 2016 results and declares dividend. Read more »
Published on 8/5/2016

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida: ‘It's about the brand'

Troy Taylor is acquiring the rights to the sales, manufacturing and distribution of Coke products for most of Florida Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Arthrex to add 560 jobs in Collier County

Today, Gov. Rick Scott announced that Arthrex, a medical device manufacturer, will be expanding its operations in North Naples, creating 560 jobs and investing more than $63 million in Collier County. Arthrex currently employs more than 2,200 Floridians. Read more »
Published on 7/19/2016

Thales announces new capital investments and job growth in Florida

Thales USA, a tech company focused on airline in-flight entertainment systems, will commit to targeting 500 net-new jobs in Florida. The growth is projected to occur by the end of 2020. Read more »
Published on 7/12/2016

Data Mine: Key economic indicators show Florida's economy is strong

Key economic indicators -- nonfarm payroll employment, average hours worked in manufacturing, the unemployment rate, and wage and salary disbursements deflated by the consumer price index -- show Florida's economy is strong. Read more »
Published on 7/11/2016

Proactive: Eliminating an impediment to growth

Rural Holmes County eliminates an impediment to job growth. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida to acquire four production facilities from the Coca-Cola Company

Follows 2015 announcements that it will expand its operating territory into North and South Florida Read more »
Published on 4/20/2016

Gov. Scott and Anheuser-Busch break ground on aluminum bottle line in Jacksonville

Expansion project will create 75 new jobs for Jacksonville families. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2016


Industry interviews, charts, profiles and a by-the-numbers sector overview. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

AutoNation new-vehicle sales down 6% in November

AutoNation announces retail new vehicle unit sales of 25,555 in November 2015, down 6% versus November 2014. Read more »
Published on 12/3/2015

Oil men: Amalie Oil's Harry and Rick Barkett

Amalie sells plenty of motor oil. The challenge for the Barkett family is changing how the company sells it. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2015

Foreign trade lending tightens

John Rodriguez, a past president of the Florida International Bankers Association, a current member of its foreign trade committee and its representative to the Miami-Dade International Trade Consortium, talks about the impact of stricter lending standards on Florida's economy. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

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