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September 22, 2018

Manufacturing/Distribution

WebstaurantStore to Create 300 New Jobs in Tampa

Ecommerce restaurant supply company WebstaurantStore, Inc. has chosen to expand in Tampa with a new office that will create more than 300 new jobs and include $1 million in capital investment. Read more »
Published on 8/23/2018

PGTI Reports Second Quarter and First Half 2018 Results

Second Quarter Net Income Per Diluted Share increased 115 Percent Year-over-Year | Strong Second Quarter Net Sales of $169 million Driven Primarily by Repair and Remodeling Sector Growth Read more »
Published on 7/31/2018

VOXX Automotive Forms Strategic Partnership with UniKey

Collaboration to Bring Easier, Smarter, More Secure Phone-as-a-Key Capabilities to Global Automakers, Fleet Operators and Consumers Read more »
Published on 7/13/2018

Perry Ellis International Enters into a $437 Million Transaction to Become a Private Company

Perry Ellis Shareholders to Receive $27.50 per Share in Cash Read more »
Published on 6/18/2018

NFL Partners with Fanatics on Ground-Breaking Merchandise Model

Innovative approach to servicing real-time demands of fans is future model of licensed sports merchandise. Read more »
Published on 5/29/2018

Mosaic to Move Corporate Headquarters to Hillsborough County, Florida

The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced that it intends to move its corporate headquarters, including senior executives and related functions, to Hillsborough County, Florida. Details of the move, including timing, the exact location of the corporate office and the number of employees to be relocated, remain under consideration. Read more »
Published on 5/15/2018

Finalists selected for the Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards

Florida Sterling Council and FloridaMakes revealed the finalists. Winners will be announced at June 1st Sterling Awards Banquet in Orlando. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2018

Boeing to Acquire Leading Aerospace Parts Distributor KLX Inc. to Enhance Services Business Growth

Boeing will acquire KLX Inc. for $4.25 billion; Positions Boeing to compete and win in $2.6 trillion, 10-year services market Read more »
Published on 5/1/2018

Lockheed Martin opens new facility to support F-35 production growth

New manufacturing facility expected to bring new jobs to Pinellas Park Read more »
Published on 5/1/2018

Buckle Up, Prime Members: Amazon Launches In-Car Delivery

Millions of Prime members with Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac and Volvo cars can now use Amazon Key to have their Amazon packages delivered inside their vehicle parked at home, work or near other locations in their address book. Read more »
Published on 4/24/2018

Florida Small Business Wins SBA's 2018 Exporter of the Year Award

SeaDek has been named 2018 Small Business Exporter of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Rockledge, Florida-based company will be officially recognized during National Small Business Week, an annual event honoring the accomplishments and contributions of the best small businesses in the nation. Read more »
Published on 4/20/2018

Celsius Holdings, Inc. Names John Fieldly Chief Executive Officer

Fieldly selected to run one of the fastest growing companies in the beverage industry based on his record of stellar business growth as interim CEO and CFO at Celsius Read more »
Published on 4/18/2018

JinkoSolar to begin manufacturing solar panels in Florida

NextEra Energy and JinkoSolar announce deal for millions of solar panels Read more »
Published on 4/2/2018

GoPro and Jabil Announce Global Technology and Equipment License

GoPro, Inc. and Jabil Inc. have announced a global, multi-year technology and equipment license. With this agreement, Jabil will leverage GoPro's cutting-edge reference design and IP to produce camera lens and sensor modules for incorporation into GoPro-approved third-party products and solutions. Read more »
Published on 3/23/2018

Nucor to Build Rebar Micro Mill in Florida

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced that it will build a rebar micro mill in Frostproof, Florida, which is located in Polk County. This is a $240 million investment and is the second rebar micro mill Nucor is constructing. In November 2017, Nucor announced a rebar micro mill project in Sedalia, Missouri. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2018

Tech Data Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results

Net sales were $11.1 billion, an increase of 49 percent compared to the prior-year quarter. The increase in net sales is primarily due to the addition of the Technology Solutions business acquired from Avnet, Inc. on February 27, 2017 ("Technology Solutions"). On a constant currency basis, net sales increased 40 percent. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2018

Cargo Trackers

RSAE Labs' devices make shipping and cargo-tracking easier. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Welbilt to Add 110 New Jobs and Expand Its Customer and Technology Center in Pasco County

Foodservice Innovation Leader Plans 42,000 Square Foot Expansion. Read more »
Published on 2/20/2018

CSX Announces Death of CEO E. Hunter Harrison

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX), issued the following statement: Read more »
Published on 12/18/2017

Wayfair to create 100 jobs at three new distributions centers across Florida

Today, Governor Scott announced that Wayfair Inc., one of the world's largest online retailers for home goods, is opening three new distribution centers in Tampa, Orlando and Miami. This expansion will create 100 new jobs and allow Wayfair to continue to expand delivery to millions of consumers from these Florida locations. Read more »
Published on 12/12/2017

Gov. Scott Announces Siemens and Chromalloy to Create 350 New Jobs in Tampa

Governor Rick Scott has announced that Siemens and Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corporation chose Hillsborough County as the headquarters location for their new joint venture, Advanced Airfoil Components. Read more »
Published on 10/9/2017

Amazon Opens Search for Amazon HQ2 – A Second Headquarters City in North America

New headquarters will be a full equal to Amazon's headquarters in Seattle, and is expected to grow to 50,000 employees as part of the company's ongoing job creation Read more »
Published on 9/29/2017

AAMSI teams up with Milspec Services PTY LTD to serve Austrailian Defence market

The electonics, machining and logistics solutions provider is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/16/2017

Newport International's Parent Company Acquires Crocker & Winsor Seafoods

Newport Organization, the parent company of Newport International, one of the leading minority owned seafood businesses in the country, today announced its acquisition of Crocker & Winsor Seafoods. Read more »
Published on 8/10/2017

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