New Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Boxold encouraged Florida’s business community to remain focused on Florida’s global competitiveness by securing Florida’s transportation future during the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Transportation Summit.
Recently, we announced three manufacturing companies who are creating opportunities in Florida. Last year we eliminated the sales tax on manufacturing equipment. These exciting wins wouldn’t be possible without the support of our public servants.
BioNitrogen Holdings Corp. held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the site of the company’s proposed cleantech biomass gasification plant that will create urea fertilizer in Hendry County.
Governor Rick Scott announced the ground breaking and ribbon cutting of food distribution leader, Cheney Brothers Inc., in Charlotte County. Support from FDOT included an Economic Development Transportation Fund Grant, which is awarded to a local government on behalf of a business for public transportation improvements.
Road Rangers reduce commute times, lane blockages, mechanical breakdowns, overall fuel consumption, and costly secondary crashes.