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TBX gets thumbs-up from Lakeland Chamber Board

Florida’s Tampa Bay Express (TBX) highway project recently got the green light from the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, which now urges local authorities to approve the plan with no funding cuts.

Alliance BioEnergy brews up alternative ethanol solution

Using a two-step distillation process, Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc. of West Palm Beach recently completed the first of three phases for official ethanol production qualification, advancing the company’s command of the patented procedure.

Florida, Mexico ports team for trade expansion

Members of the Tallahassee-based Florida Chamber of Commerce rallied to support an MoU inked between Florida and Mexican ports by attending the recent signing in Mexico City.

Unified Technologies brings Brickell City Centre to life

Selected over many global competitors, Miami’s Unified Technologies recently serviced Swire Hotels’ “EAST, Miami” branch in Brickell City Centre, initiating an immense core technology system to sustain the structure’s complex IT needs.

Florida Chamber zooms in on D.C. fly-in talks

Florida Chamber of Commerce members recently participated in a “Fly-In” event held in Washington, D.C. in support of private-sector job growth, taking the opportunity to additionally publicize zika virus prevention measures in the Sunshine State.

SunTrust transitions trio of executives in South Florida

A trio of SunTrust Banks Inc. professionals — Kenneth Carrig, Margaret Callihan and Manny Perdomo — recently readjusted their roles as part of a leadership change within the Atlanta-based company’s South Florida sector.

Fleet fetches first honor for Florida’s NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy Inc. of Juno Beach recently revealed that its nuclear energy fleet, including its New Hampshire-based Seabrook Station, has won the Nuclear Energy Institute’s top 2016 award for implementing heightened plant performance.

Cozen O'Connor adds 15 Feldman Gale IP attorneys in Miami

Philadelphia’s Am Law 100 firm Cozen O'Connor and Miami’s Feldman Gale P.A., specializing in intellectual property, recently revealed that 15 of the latter’s lawyers will join Cozen O’Connor’s IP department to mutually benefit both firms.

Baruch boards Next Group Holdings as director

Israeli businessman and software guru Adiv Baruch recently joined the leadership team at Miami’s Next Group Holdings Inc. (NXGH) with an appointment to its board of directors, tapped for his expertise in corporate finance.

Florida’s RELM Wireless fulfills $1.9 million TSA order

West Melbourne-based RELM Wireless Corp. recently upped its supply for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security based on an approximately $1.9 million order for additional equipment and services.

Newgen Software Inc. backs Florida bankers’ convention

McLean, Virginia-based Newgen Software Inc., a process management provider, is currently participating in the Florida Bankers Association's 2016 Annual Meeting and will sponsor “the White and the Red Wine” ceremony on June 8 in Miami Beach.

Florida’s Qgiv, Bloomerang team in tactical alliance

Online fundraising platform Qgiv, a Lakeland company specializing in tax-exempt groups, recently partnered with Indianapolis-based nonprofit donor management solutions provider Bloomerang in order to synchronize their services by matching Qgiv fundraising data with Bloomerang records.

Florida’s Seacoast acquires BMO Harris Bank Orlando hubs

Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida, based in Stuart and the holding company of Seacoast National Bank, recently finalized the acquisition of 14 Orlando branches of BMO Harris Bank NA, totaling approximately $314 million in deposits.

FPL hunkers down for storm season

With its emergency response plan activated and statewide resources in place, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is staying a step ahead of imminent storm activity to keep the state plugged in with amplified staffing.

BioNitrogen reaches restructuring agreement in Florida

BioNitrogen Holdings Corp., a Doral-based “cleantech” firm whose facilities convert biomass into fertilizer using a patented procedure, recently achieved an understanding with the Federal Bankruptcy Court in Miami in order to reorganize under Chapter 11.

Parish earns accolades as Watson’s May PEER winner

Lakeland-based Watson Clinic LLP recently awarded Marissa Parish its outstanding employee designation for the month of May through its Program for Employee Excellence and Recognition (PEER), recognizing her outstanding customer service and overall performance.

KG Health Partners debuts data-driven safety plan

Florida mobile podiatric care provider KG Health Partners Inc. (KGHP) recently unveiled a new safety plan during the Florida Health Care Association Nurse Leadership Program in the city of St. Pete Beach.

BB&T taps Coley to head South Florida region as Oster exits

BB&T recently announced that Tony Coley, currently regional president for its Central Florida area, will head up its South Florida region in a move coinciding with outgoing leader Michael Oster’s 30th anniversary with the bank.

Florida Autism Center launches Orlando center

Central Florida youngsters on the autism spectrum can now receive premium services thanks to the Florida Autism Center’s (FAC) new venue in Orlando’s Lake Buena Vista area, the group’s sixth facility, which opened earlier today.

Tampa’s Nicopure Labs names Caci new CFO

Global E-liquid maker Nicopure Labs LLC, based in Tampa with manufacturing and distribution facilities in Gainesville, recently appointed industry veteran Jim Caci as its new CFO to steer the company’s growth and strategy.

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