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

New hires

Window, Door Manufacturer Names New Vice President

Venice's PGT Innovations recently hired Ted Rock.

02/13/2018 By Staff

Construction

Door, Window Manufacturer Selects Builder for New Facility

PGT Innovations recently awarded the contract to build a new building at its glass processing facility to J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp.

01/26/2018 By Staff

Energy

Trump Approves New Tariff on Imported Solar Panels

The move is intended to help domestic solar manufacturing companies, but The Solar Energy Industries Association criticized the tariff.

01/24/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Window and Door Maker to Debut New Products

PGT Innovations plans to launch four new products at the 2018 National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show.

01/04/2018 By staff

Manufacturing

Window and Door Manufacturer's Sales Dip Due to Hurricane Irma

The storm caused a 2 percent drop in PGT Innovations' net sales during the third quarter of this year.

11/02/2017 By staff

New hires

Window, Door Manufacturer Names Next CEO

Jeff Jackson was recently named the next chief executive officer of North Venice's PGT Innovations.

10/13/2017 By staff

Deals

Window, Door Manufacturer Signs Seven-Year Agreement with Glass Manufacturer

The door and window manufacturer PGT Innovations, Inc. recently sold $28 million in assets to one of its suppliers.

09/29/2017 By staff

Manufacturing

Local Executives Ring Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

Executives from North Venice's PGT Innovations rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.

08/01/2017 By staff