May 22nd 2017
(ORLANDO, FL) May 22, 2017 – FloridaMakes, an industry-led nonprofit aimed at improving the productivity and technological performance of the state’s manufacturing companies and strengthening the state’s manufacturing sector, has appointed Dr. Jerry Parrish to its board of directors. Parrish is the chief economist and the director of research for the Florida Chamber Foundation.
May 10th 2017
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Sterling Council and FloridaMakes today announced that 28 manufacturing companies have been named as finalists for the first Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards. The winners, chosen from the finalists, will be announced at the 2017 Governor's Sterling Awards Banquet at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes on June 2 in Orlando.
April 20th 2017
(April 20, 2017) Sarasota-Manatee Counties, FL – The Sarasota-Manatee Manufacturers Association in partnership with The Science Center is launching a new initiative to deliver services from FloridaMakes aimed at improving the competitive ability and profitability of Sarasota-Manatee manufacturing companies.
January 11th 2017
The Company: Neptune Research Inc. (NRI) is a 40-person company based in Riviera Beach, that has led the industry in next-generation research, engineering design, development, manufacturing, and marketing of quality saturated composites that restore, protect, and reinforce pipes, pipelines, and civil structures.
November 15th 2016
The Company: Environmental Mfg & Supply, Inc. is a precision metal manufacturer located in the rural community of Bonifay. The company, formed 25 years ago, is now run by the founders’ sons, Stacey and Kyle Coats. Environmental Mfg & Supply, Inc. employs 18 of the local community’s most skilled machinists and support staff.