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

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Florida Power & Light, Veterans Florida encourage veterans to pursue solar jobs

Courtesy of Solar Power World - Kelsey Misbrener Florida Power & Light Company, Veterans Florida and numerous advocacy organizations and businesses announced a new partnership designed to link U.S. military veterans with careers in solar energy development in Florida. Florida is home to 20 military installations and more than 1.5 million veterans, and in collaboration … Continue reading Florida Power & Light, Veterans Florida encourage veterans to pursue solar jobs

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

GE announces ambitious plan to close gender gap

GE announces ambitious plan to close gender gapCourtesy of the The Business Journals Feb 8, 2017 General Electric Co. is making a commitment to close the gender gap at its organization by promising to place 20,000 women in technical roles by 2020, Business Insider reports. The company also wants to obtain 50:50 gender representation in all … Continue reading GE announces ambitious plan to close gender gap

Made in Jax: Vak Pak swimming toward expansion in aquatics filtration industry

  "Courtesy of Jacksonville Times Union" David Sutherland always admired his father’s aquatic filtration business Vak Pak Inc. and he even admitted he dressed up as a company service worker when he was a kid for one Halloween. Now, the 32-year-old Sutherland is running the Jacksonville company that pulled in $5.5 million in revenue in … Continue reading Made in Jax: Vak Pak swimming toward expansion in aquatics filtration industry