Manufacturing

Boat Maker Debuts New Model

Chris-Craft is debuting its new Launch 28 GT this week at the Cannes Yachting Festival.

09/10/2018 By Staff

Jobs

Manufacturer Holding Career Fair Sept. 15

North Venice's PGT Innovations, which manufactures impact-resistant doors and windows, is looking to hire.

09/06/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

'Baby Box' Maker Wins National Small Business Award

Pip & Grow makes cardboard boxes that provide a safe place for newborns to sleep until they are 6 months old.

09/04/2018 By Staff

New hires

Boat Manufacturer Names New Vice President of Engineering

Chris-Craft recently hired Ron Berman, who previously worked for Sea Ray.

08/31/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Dips to 3.9 Percent

The American economy added 157,000 jobs in July while the unemployment rate declined from 4 to 3.9 percent.

08/03/2018 By Staff

Data

Manufacturer's Sales Up

Sales of impact-resistant doors and windows manufactured by North Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $169 million in the second quarter of this year.

08/01/2018 By Staff

Deals

Company Buys Door, Window Maker for $360 Million

North Venice's PGT Innovations is buying the Phoenix-based company Western Window Systems from a private equity company for $360 million.

07/24/2018 By Staff

New hires

Manufacturer Names New Vice President

North Venice's PGT Innovations recently hired Raoul Quijada as vice president and corporate controller.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Thirteen New Machinists Graduate From Workforce Training Program

This year's class brings the total number of graduates in the program to 102.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

College Wins State Grant to Fund Workforce Training Program

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and Enterprise Florida recently awarded a $201,500 grant to Manatee Technical College.

07/02/2018 By Staff

Data

Manufacturing Orders Down

New orders for American manufactured goods decreased by $1.4 billion between April and May, a decline of 0.6 percent.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Tervis Names New Chief Financial Officer

The popular insulated cup manufacturer Tervis recently promoted Hosana Fieber.

06/18/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

New Facility for Concrete Manufacturer Under Construction

Halfacre Construction Company recently broke ground on a new 12,000-square-foot building for Cast-Crete.

06/12/2018 By Staff

Finance

Manufacturer Provides Stock to All Employees

PGT Innovations recently offered a one-time stock grant that will provide 10 shares of company stock to all employees.

06/07/2018 By Staff

Deals

Furniture Maker Leases Huge New Space

Windward Design Group recently signed a long-term lease for a 281,276-square-foot industrial facility.

05/10/2018 By Staff

Data

Venice Manufacturer's Sales Up

PGT Innovations' sales totaled $140.3 million in the first quarter of the year, 24 percent more than last year's first quarter results.

05/01/2018 By Staff

Growth

Manufacturer Expands Miami Operations

North Venice's PGT Innovations, which makes impact-resistant doors and windows, recently opened two new facilities in the Miami area.

04/25/2018 By Staff

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Sun Hydraulics Counterbalance Valves

Precision Sarasota engineering.

03/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Manufacturing

Venice Manufacturer's 2017 Sales Exceed $511 Million

Sales at Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $511.1 million in 2017, an 11 percent increase over 2016.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Deals

Sarasota Manufacturer Buys Italian Company

Sarasota's Sun Hydraulics, which makes hydraulic valves and other industrial equipment, on Monday announced that it is acquiring Faster Group.

02/20/2018 By Staff