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October 23, 2018


Around the State

AMELIA ISLAND -- Chicago-based film and video production company Cottle Communications opened a shop in Amelia Island to expand its Southeastern client base. JACKSONVILLE-- Birmingham, Ala.-based SouthTrust Corp. purchased American... Read more »
Published on 4/1/1998

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AMELIA ISLAND -- The resort is completing a $55 million expansion including 25,000 square feet of conference space and the Amelia Inn & Beach Club, a 250-room oceanfront hotel to... Read more »
Published on 3/1/1998

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NORTHEAST ATLANTIC BEACH - Devtronics, a supplier of railroad equipment and services, was bought by Missouri-based Harmon Industries. Operations will continue at Atlantic Beach with existing employees. JACKSONVILLE - Interstate... Read more »
Published on 1/1/1998

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JACKSONVILLE - For the fifth consecutive year Barnett Banks has been named one of the Ten Best Companies for Working Mothers by Working Mother magazine. The magazine ranks companies based... Read more »
Published on 11/1/1997

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Gainsville --Compass Bancshares of Birmingham, Ala., agreed to acquire the four banks of Gainesville State Bank, located in Alachua, Keystone Heights, Melrose and Micanopy. The acquisition will add $209 million... Read more »
Published on 10/1/1997

Around the State

Gainsville --Exactech (Nasdaq-EXAC) is building a $3.2 million, 38,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, to be completed in the fall of 1998. The orthopedic implant and surgical instrument manufacturer and marketer employs 50... Read more »
Published on 9/1/1997

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Baker County --River City Plastics will open its 130,000-square-foot PVC plant in Baker County in October and will employ 130 at an average annual wage of $24,000, 36% higher than... Read more »
Published on 8/1/1997

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Alachua --USBiomaterials will move its Baltimore, Md., headquarters to its research and manufacturing facility near the University of Florida. The company will create 110 high-tech jobs paying an average of... Read more »
Published on 7/1/1997

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Daytona Beach --Team Rental Group (NYSE-BD) announced the sale of 7.5 million shares, at $21.625 a piece, in a public offering. The sale will raise about $154 million, which the... Read more »
Published on 6/1/1997

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Gainesville --- North Central Florida OB-GYN Associates was bought by Purchase, N.Y. -based IntegraMed America (Nasdaq-INMD) and merged it into the Women's Medical & Diagnostic Center of Gainesville. Jacksonville ---... Read more »
Published on 4/1/1997

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Gainesville The family of late baseball slugger Roger Maris filed two lawsuits against Anheuser-Busch involving a beer distributorship that Maris and his brother Rudy founded and that the Maris family... Read more »
Published on 3/1/1997

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Jacksonville --Physician Sales & Service (PSS) acquired medical supplies and equipment distributor Franz GmbH of Germany for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is part of the company's expansion into the... Read more »
Published on 2/1/1997

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Virginia Beach, Va.-based Metro Information Services, a provider of temporary employees, plans to add 65 jobs at its Jacksonville office this year. The temps provide computer programming and consulting services,... Read more »
Published on 2/1/1996

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