GrowFL Now Accepting Applications 2017 Florida Companies to Watch Awards

Second-Stage Businesses Compete to Earn Prestigious Honor Applications are open for the seventh annual Florida Companies to Watch® awards program. The event will honors 50 select second-stage companies from throughout the state for developing valuable products and services, creating quality jobs, enriching communities, and creating new industries throughout Florida. Eligible applicants must be privately held, … Continue reading GrowFL Now Accepting Applications 2017 Florida Companies to Watch Awards

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​Massive Navy expansion may be easier said than done for U.S. shipbuilders

Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal The shipyards of General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (NYSE: HII) are going to be busy if President Donald Trump follows through on his repeated pledges to massively increase the size of the Navy— but that won’t come without its challenges. Increasing the fleet from 274 … Continue reading ​Massive Navy expansion may be easier said than done for U.S. shipbuilders

The State of American Business: Help Aviation Fly High

Courtesy of The US Chamber of Commerce In his State of American Business speech U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue noted that aviation was an important part of “making America’s infrastructure the best in the world.” Ahead of the 16th U.S. Chamber Aviation Summit on Thursday, let’s take a brief look at the state … Continue reading The State of American Business: Help Aviation Fly High

Brazilian company opening first U.S. manufacturing facility in Jacksonville

Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal Reporter Derek Gilliam A Brazilian plastic bottle recycler has signed a lease for 100,000 square feet in Jacksonville to open its first U.S. facility, according to JaxUSA Partnership. Mike Breen, a senior director with a focus on international projects for JaxUSA Partnership, said Clodam do Brasil signed the 100,000-square-foot lease … Continue reading Brazilian company opening first U.S. manufacturing facility in Jacksonville