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

New hires

Manufacturer Names New Senior Vice Presidents

PGT Innovations recently announced new roles for Bob Keller, Scott Gates and Rob Moulds.

01/09/2019 By Staff

Finance

Manufacturer Makes $4 Million Stock Grant to Employees

PGT Innovations, a maker of impact-resistant doors and windows, will offer a one-time grant of restricted stock to more than 3,000 of its employees in January.

12/12/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Window and Door Maker's Sales Up 57 Percent in Quarter Three

Sales at North Venice's PGT Innovations totaled $199 million in the third quarter of this year.

11/01/2018 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

Technology

Manufacturer Selects New Chief Information Officer

PGT Innovations recently hired John Engelstad.

10/15/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Drinkware Maker Names New Chief Commercial Officer

Tervis recently hired Jim Athey, who previously worked for Kimberly-Clark, Revlon and Eastman Kodak Company.

10/04/2018 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

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