Georgia-Pacific invests $400 million in Palatka mill

:: 26 June 2017 ::

Georgia-Pacific, an Atlanta-based paper product manufacturer, selected its Palatka, Fla. mill for a $400 million investment, growing the company’s tissue and towel business. ...read more

Safariland sees success after relocating acquisition to Jacksonville

:: 22 June 2017 ::

For Safariland’s Jacksonville manufacturing site, focusing more on making military products was a big change. ...read more

Jax-based Rayonier Advanced Materials to acquire Canadian paper company

:: 1 June 2017 ::

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Tembec Inc. announced recently a definitive agreement under which Rayonier Advanced Materials will acquire the Canadian-based paper company. ...read more

What’s next after LignoTech?

:: 16 May 2017 ::

With the construction of the LignoTech Florida LLC facility well underway in Fernandina Beach, Nassau County can soon expect a number of new, permanent jobs as a result of the economic venture. ...read more

Economic Development Flourishes in Northeast Florida

:: 23 January 2017 ::

Northeast Florida had a year of outstanding growth and activity in 2016 with economic project announcements that will create nearly 3,000 jobs and $641 million in new capital investment. ...read more

Florida Institute Funds Keystone Heights-based Auxadyne

:: 15 August 2016 ::

The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that it has finalized a funding agreement with Auxadyne, a Keystone Heights-based company with technology developed at Florida State University. The Institute supports new company creation based on publicly-funded research, and bridges early funding gaps for companies spinning out of Florida-based universities and research institutions. ...read more

Global Headquarters for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Expands for Second Time

:: 21 July 2015 ::

Latest Manufacturing Expansion Project Announced Bringing Total Investment to $500 Million ...read more

Florida’s Top Economic Developers Honored at Annual Conference

:: 20 July 2015 ::

GE Oil & Gas wins the 2015 Deal of the Year Award ...read more

4 Keys to Choosing a Business-Friendly Manufacturing Site

:: 17 February 2015 ::

Lake Ray, president of First Coast Manufacturers Association, provides insight to Inbound Logistics magazine readers in an article titled “How to Choose a Business-Friendly Site” ...read more

Advanced Manufacturing Expected to Lead Economic Development in 2015

:: 3 February 2015 ::

Site consultants identified manufacturing operations as the most common type of relocation they expect from clients this year. ...read more