Success Stories

With a legacy spanning more than 70 years, Medtronic has consistently paved the way in the healthcare technology industry by creating customized, cutting-edge medical devices focused on alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life. Globally renowned, they have reshaped the treatment of more than 70 complex healthcare conditions, delivering impactful solutions to people across the globe.

FlexCold has emerged as a leader in the cold storage warehousing and food logistics industry, distinguished by their innovative efforts in revolutionizing and modernizing operational procedures. They serve as a vital link in moving meat, packaged goods, poultry, frozen produce and seafood through the supply chain safely and efficiently for their customers, but ultimately work to connect food to people.

Northrop Grumman has maintained a presence in Northeast Florida for more than 40 years and is the largest private employer in St. Johns County. As one of the leading aerospace companies in the world, Northrop Grumman has serviced over 1,600 aircraft at its St. Augustine facility.

For over 200 years, CSX has been a critical part of the world’s supply chain. By focusing on the efficient movement of goods via rail and intermodal services, they have grown into a Fortune 500 company that connects major markets and industrial centers and serves some of the largest corporations in the world.

From humble beginnings, Mayo Clinic in Florida has ascended to global recognition. Originally drawn to the region due to the enthusiastic support of its community leaders, Mayo Clinic states that the local talent pool of excellent health care workers and strong business community has supported its growth tremendously.

Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of tissue, pulp, paper, toilet and paper towels and paper packaging and has one of its most significant manufacturing operations in Northeast Florida.

Rayonier relocated their headquarters to Northeast Florida in 1999, but their roots in the region date back to the 1930s. During that time, they have continued to acquire and manage timberland, adapt and grow as their business model has evolved and embark on one of the largest community development projects in the United States.

The 100+ year history of Suddath has been filled with growth and transformation. From its inception as a moving company in the Jacksonville region to a global powerhouse in transportation, logistics and more, Suddath has evolved with the market and its customer needs and continues to drive innovative solutions through its historical strength as the largest commercial mover in the United States.

From their start in Northeast Florida to producing 1.7 billion contact lenses annually, Johnson & Johnson Vision is a catalyst for growth in the Jacksonville area and the leader in the future of vision care around the world.

Deutsche Bank is one of the world’s largest banks and now has more than 2,000 employees in the Jacksonville region. It is now a hub for Deutsche Bank’s global operations across a variety of disciplines and functions.