May 17, 2022

Manufacturing/Distribution

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

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

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