Manufacturing

Boat Maker Recognized for Customer Service

Chris-Craft was recently given the 2018 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Award.

03/01/2019 By Staff

Construction

Manufacturer Opens New 28,000-Square-Foot Connector Building

The new structure creates a large continuous space for PGT Innovations' glass processing operations.

01/31/2019 By Staff

Deals

Boat Maker Launches New Partnership With Colorado Dealer

Manatee County's Chris-Craft recently added Colorado's Action Water Sports to its dealer network.

01/23/2019 By Staff

Finance

Federal Reserve Economist to Discuss U.S. Manufacturing on Feb. 1

The Global Interdependence Center, the Financial Planning Association of the Suncoast and Cumberland Advisors are hosting a talk by William Strauss.

01/15/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

Boat Maker to Debut New Model Next Week

The Manatee County boat manufacturer Chris-Craft will reveal its new Launch 35 GT at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

10/25/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Hurricane Michael's Timber Damage Estimated at $1.3 Billion

The storm affected nearly 3 million acres of forest in 11 counties and also damaged timber processing facilities.

10/22/2018 By Staff

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

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

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

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

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

Construction

Manufacturer to Break Ground on Child Care Facility for Employees

Next week, North Venice's PGT Innovations is breaking ground on its new PGT Childcare Center, which will begin offering employer-supported care in early 2018.

04/13/2017 By staff

Manufacturing

Manufacturer Looking to Fill 100-Plus Jobs

North Venice's PGT, a manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, is holding a hiring event for more than 100 positions.

01/23/2017 By staff