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May 29, 2017

Manufacturing/Distribution

Accustomed to trade: Miami attorney represents importers and exporters

While the typical lawyer's office is filled with books and paper, Peter Quinter's digs on Brickell Avenue... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

The right track: Investors hope CSX's new CEO can create efficiencies

When word leaked in January that Hunter Harrison was seeking the CEO's spot at CSX... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Florida's Training Grants: Helping Small Businesses Advance

Employees of Hilomast have been helped by CareerSource Florida's Incumbent Worker Training Program. The program provides grants to Florida companies for educating and training full-time employees. Read more »
Published on 5/8/2017

Tech Data Announces Chairmanship Transition

Steve Raymund to Retire from Board of Directors; Bob Dutkowsky to be Named Chairman Read more »
Published on 3/31/2017

B/E Aerospace stockholders approve merger with Rockwell Collins

B/E Aerospace, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products, announced that B/E Aerospace stockholders voted in favor of the proposal to adopt the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger Read more »
Published on 3/10/2017

Sun Hydraulics appoints global leadership team

Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ:SNHY) (“Sun” or the “Company”), a global industrial technology leader that develops and manufactures solutions for both the hydraulics and electronics markets, announced the appointment of certain members of its global leadership team as corporate officers effective March 3, 2017. Read more »
Published on 3/10/2017

Increasing Florida's high-tech footprint beneficial to state economy

The Bluffs, an industrial area being developed in Pensacola, was used as a case sample to project jobs created by increasing manufacturing. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2017

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida Purchases South Florida Distribution Territories and Production Facilities

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC announced that it has closed a transaction with an affiliate of The Coca-Cola Company to purchase the distribution rights for brands owned and licensed by the Coca-Cola Company in four South Florida territories: Big Pine Key, Hollywood, South Dade and West Palm Beach. Read more »
Published on 3/3/2017

Tech Data completes acquisition of Avnet's Technology Solutions business

Creates premier global IT distributor with the most diverse end-to-end solutions from the data center to the living room -- Also, Tech Data announces corporate and regional leadership of combined company Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Lockheed Martin Announces Multi-Year Plan to Relocate Fleet Ballistic Missile Program to Other U.S. Facilities

Company plans to move 650 positions by 2024 to co-locate key skills and infrastructure Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

Pet food retailer Chewy to open fulfillment center in Marion County, add 600 jobs

Governor Rick Scott announced that Chewy, an online retailer of pet food and products in the United States, will locate a new fulfillment center in Marion County. The new facility will create 600 jobs and a $49 million capital investment in the region. Read more »
Published on 2/16/2017

Aerospace manufacturing company, 170 highly skilled jobs, coming to Bay County

The St. Joe Company and the Bay Economic Development Alliance welcome GKN Aerospace to Venture Crossings Enterprise Centre Read more »
Published on 2/15/2017

Cott Corporation expanding Tampa headquarters, adding jobs

Today, Governor Scott announced that Cott Corporation, one of the world's largest beverage producers and distributors, will be expanding their headquarters in Hillsborough County. The expansion will create 60 new jobs and invest $800,000 in the local community. Read more »
Published on 1/13/2017

World Fuel Services Corporation completes acquisition of ExxonMobil on-airport fueling operations in Canada and France

World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT) announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the aviation fueling operations of certain ExxonMobil affiliates (“ExxonMobil”) at 34 airports in Canada and 2 airports in France. World Fuel has also become ExxonMobil's long-term wholesale distributor for general aviation fuel in Canada. Read more »
Published on 11/2/2016

Sunteck and TTS merge and become a 'Top 10 North American Freight Manager'

Expanding capacity, supply-chain solutions and productivity gains for agents and customers Read more »
Published on 10/27/2016

Pasta Chips accepts investment from Advantage Capital Agribusiness Partners

Partnership with Farm Credit and USDA Rural Business Investment Program funds the better-for-you, Italian inspired snack brand Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

A CEO's lessons

The biggest Florida company and ‘nobody knows we exist.' Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Getting a logistics boost in Jacksonville

The promise of a new 800,000-sq.-ft. Amazon facility is significant because in a city that touts itself as a logistics center... Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

Record-setting year for Jaxport container cargo business

JAXPORT moved a record 968,279 twenty-foot equivalent units (or TEUs, the industry standard for measuring containers) during the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2016. The previous JAXPORT record was 936,972 TEUs set in 2014. Read more »
Published on 10/25/2016

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

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