Vac-Con: Employee-owned local company honored for long-term contributions to manufacturing

Courtesy of Jacksonville Times Union By Anne Hammock Mike Rowe once said, “The world is full of very happy septic-tank cleaners and miserable investment bankers.” Rowe, former host of “Dirty Jobs” and advocate for skilled labor, would be impressed with the team at Vac-Con, headquartered in Green Cove Springs. The company manufactures sewer trucks and … Continue reading Vac-Con: Employee-owned local company honored for long-term contributions to manufacturing

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Made in Jax: GloDea expanding beyond furniture

Courtesy of Jacksonville.com By Roger Bull The furniture all starts with the same pieces of wood. Southern yellow pine from Alabama comes into the shop in 8-foot pieces, about 1-3/8-inch square. Tens of thousands of those pieces each year are cut, sanded, drilled and assembled into furniture at GloDea, a small shop at the dead … Continue reading Made in Jax: GloDea expanding beyond furniture

What a $175 million expansion of Anheuser-Busch’s Metal Container Corp.’s Jacksonville plant looks like

Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal After more than a year of work, Anheuser-Busch's Metal Container Corp. has 16-ounce aluminum bottles rushing down its expanded production line, which had its grand opening in Jacksonville on Tuesday, May 16th. The opening comes on the heels of Anheuser-Busch’s announcement it would invest $11.6 million in its Jacksonville … Continue reading What a $175 million expansion of Anheuser-Busch’s Metal Container Corp.’s Jacksonville plant looks like

Made in Jax: Fabtech Supply makes manufacturer out of former banker

Courtesy of the Jacksonville Times Union.  Photo by Will Dickey Sparks fly out of a custom-designed welding machine that automatically fastens a stem to a recently punched out metal top used for a hole cover on an electrical power or control box. It’s just one of the many elements of the thousands of pieces of … Continue reading Made in Jax: Fabtech Supply makes manufacturer out of former banker

Anheuser-Busch Hiring

http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/worker-walks-through-the-bottling-plant-at-the-sabmiller-news-photo/492476780 Automation Supervisor (Electrical Engineer)-16000875 Job Function: Manufacturing Primary Location: United States-Florida-Jacksonville-Jacksonville Can Plant Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Permanent Salary: $76,652 - $95,815 Posting Date: Feb 24, 2016 Job Description Provide 24x7 escalated on-call & operational support services for MCC facility. Contribute to improvements in Automation & Infrastructure system performance by ensuring timely and quality issues resolution for MCC customers. Guide … Continue reading Anheuser-Busch Hiring