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Waste Management Inc. of Florida picks up Southern Waste Systems/Sun Recycling

Waste Management Inc. of Florida recently announced its purchase of residential, commercial, and industrial holdings from Southern Waste Systems (SWS)/Sun Recycling in a pattern of continued growth for the company.

Lowe’s of SW Gainesville plans ‘board cutting’ Thursday

In a twist on the traditional ribbon-cutting rite for new businesses, Lowe’s of SW Gainesville announces its upcoming “board-cutting” ceremony Thursday, Jan. 14 at 10 a.m.

Sinocare Group completes Nipro Diagnostics acquisition, crafts new identity as Trividia Health

With its acquisition by Sinocare Group complete, Florida’s Nipro Diagnostics has rebranded as Trividia Health, the company revealed in Fort Lauderdale recently.

Miami’s Amazonas Florestal Ltd. acquires Earth Pass LLC plus Brazilian branch

Miami, Florida-based Amazonas Florestal Ltd., a natural resources business stressing sustainable forestry practices, recently revealed its completed acquisition of Earth Pass LLC, with an adjunct Brazilian division operating under the name Amazon Sustainable Development Corp.

Liberator Medical Holdings shareholders counseled to vote for C.R. Bard merger

Florida-based Liberator Medical Holdings Inc. disclosed recently that advisory firms have counseled the firm’s shareholders to vote in favor of a merger with C. R. Bard Inc.

U.S. Chamber's Harold Kim pushes for legal reform at Florida Chamber event

Harold Kim, executive vice president at the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, will address attendees at the Florida Chamber's 2016 Capitol Days event in Tallahassee at 10:15 a.m. today.

Core-Mark, GAIN team up to launch Tampa CNG station

Over 200 Core-Mark tractors using GAIN clean fuel are on the road with more in store, as Core-Mark and U.S. Gain continue to collaborate following their recent CNG station grand opening in Tampa, Florida

Florida lacking in Millennials, U.S. Census reveals

In a recently issued report from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey highlighting metropolitan areas with the largest populations of adults ages 25-34, Florida communities scored lowest among those hosting Millennials, aka “Generation Y.”

Florida’s Command Medical Products Inc. names Walter to direct development

Medical device manufacturer Command Medical Products Inc. of Ormond Beach, Florida, recently appointed manufacturing industry veteran John Walter to guide the company as its new business development director.

Florida Chamber poll reveals voters crave good jobs

Uppermost on Floridians’ minds are job creation and a better economy, according to a recent survey compiled by the Florida Chamber of Commerce Political Institute (FCPI).

Legacy Education Alliance Inc. names Baeza CFO

Florida-based training firm Legacy Education Alliance Inc. announced the permanent appointment of Christian Baeza to CFO as of Jan. 1, formalizing his position after he served in an interim capacity.

Associa calls Florida SB 722 ‘a solution seeking a problem’

To protect Florida homeowners against exorbitant expense, community management firm Associa recently testified against Florida Senate Bill 722 in a Senate Committee hearing in Tallahassee, warning against legislation that could wreak havoc with household budgets.

Tampa’s HCA West Florida joins Alignment Healthcare for Medicare efficiency

Alignment Healthcare, an Orange, California firm devoted to Medicare consumer health, has teamed up with Tampa-based HCA West Florida to bring better service to three West Florida counties via seven hospitals, the companies announced recently.

Gateway Bank of Central Florida names Scarborough to Alachua County Advisory Board

Active community member and Gainesville, Florida native Brian Scarborough has joined the Alachua County Advisory Board on behalf of Gateway Bank of Central Florida, the bank’s Alachua County Market President, Danny Gilliland, announced recently.

Florida Chamber study reveals strong support of Seminole Compact

Floridians overwhelmingly approve Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed Seminole Compact — designed to net the state $3 billion, create 15,000 new jobs, and also maintain existing employment — according to a poll authorized by the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

MagneGas lauds loyal customer’s brand choice in planned expansion

Tampa, Florida’s MagneGas Corp., a pioneer of fuel created from liquid waste, recently announced that a key waste-to-energy firm’s product order has extended to numerous additional sites, creating a total of six facilities utilizing MagneGas2 fuel.

Florida’s only Rib Crib nets award with ‘killer BBQ’ and kindness

Custom-smoked meat, drive-through service, and loyal staffers are just some of the perks to savor at Ellie Selig’s Rib Crib, named December 2015’s Small Business award winner courtesy of the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce.

Vidaris expands high-performance architecture services into Florida

Construction consultancy Vidaris, providing a niche in high-performance and specialty buildings, recently opened its first South Florida office in Miami to offer its architecture, engineering and sustainability expertise to regional businesses.

Cale America sends Laura Lierz to Colorado as sales manager

Florida’s Cale America Inc. has selected Laura Lierz to helm its Denver area office as the automated parking payment technology company’s first CAPP-certified regional sales manager, the firm announced recently from its Tampa headquarters.

Florida’s Kaman Aerosystems wins CPI Aerostructures Inc. contract extension

Kaman Aerosystems, which comes under the wing of parent company Kaman Corp., revealed recently from Jacksonville that it has successfully negotiated a three-year extension on its existing agreement with CPI Aerostructures to deliver sheet metal products.

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