Success Stories

Georgia Pacific

Posted on August 21, 2017

Georgia Pacific, a manufacturer of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals, announced that its Palatka mill has been selected for the company’s $400 million expansion in its GP Consumer (retail) tissue and towel business.

Hans-Mill Corporation

Posted on May 18, 2017

Hans-Mill Corp., a manufacturer of stainless steel trash cans, opened its first U.S. factory in Jacksonville, Florida, moving production from China.

Florida Plastics Recycling

Posted on March 1, 2017

Florida Plastics Recycling, a plastic water bottle recycling company, has announced it will build a plastics recycling facility in Jacksonville, Florida, to process polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles.

GRACE Aerospace

Posted on February 2, 2017

GRACE Aerospace announced today that the company is relocating its product manufacturing operations and expanding its current Jacksonville operations near Cecil Commerce Center.

MAS HVAC Inc.

Posted on December 20, 2016

MAS HVAC Inc., a manufacturer of custom, engineered option for air handling equipment, announced it will build a 32,400-square-foot office/industrial building in St. Johns County.

Rayonier Advanced Materials

Posted on December 9, 2016

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. and Borregaard ASA have chosen Fernandina Beach as the location of their new venture, LignoTech Florida. The new manufacturing facility will be housed at RYAM’s Fernandina Beach site and will create 50 jobs in Nassau County.

KLS Martin

Posted on July 20, 2016

The KLS Martin Group, a global leader in high-quality, innovative surgical technology, is establishing its first U.S. manufacturing company, in Jacksonville. The company will focus on 3D printing, create at least 25 new jobs and invest more than $5 million with the potential for future growth.

Novolex

Posted on April 13, 2016

Novolex, a leader in packaging and sustainability, is expanding its Hilex Poly brand manufacturing facility.

Kaman Aircraft Corporation

Posted on January 1, 2016

Kaman, a global aerospace and industrial manufacturer and distributor, announced that it plans to add 200 jobs as an expansion of their operation.

River Valley Paper Company

Posted on October 22, 2015

Akron, Ohio-based River Valley Paper Company, a manager, processor and exporter of waste paper, has chosen Yulee, Florida as the new home for their Southeast processing facility.