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Clay County Business News

Find out the latest announcements and happenings around Clay County.

Florida Launches New Website to Assist with School Comparisons

Florida Launches New Website to Assist with School Comparisons

Florida parents searching for a school for their child can use a new state website that aims to make comparing campuses and finding "the best educational match" easier. The Florida Department of Education launched the online resources -- Florida Students Achieve.org -- this week. The Florida Department of Education launched the online resources -- Florida Students Achieve.org -- this week.
UPS Confirms it is Project Mountain, Plans $196 Million Expansion in Jacksonville

UPS Confirms it is Project Mountain, Plans $196 Million Expansion in Jacksonville

The United States Parcel Service confirmed Friday afternoon it is the unnamed company in the economic incentive package that has been codenamed Project Mountain. Susan Rosenberg, a UPS spokeswoman, said the global logistics company worked closely with JaxUSA Partnership and city officials during the planning of the expansion project. That project will allow the company's Northwest Jacksonville regional distribution hub to increase the number of packages it can process per hour from 60,000 to 80,000 after investing $196 million.

Vac-Con Inc. of Green Cove Springs in Clay Finalist for Manufacturers Association of Florida's Manufacturers and Distributors of the Year Award

Vac-Con Inc., based in Green Cove Springs, is a finalist for large manufacturer of the year, for companies with more than 200 employees. Harris Corporation of Palm Bay and Sikorsky Aircraft Florida Assembly and Flight Operations in Jupiter are also finalists.
Clay County Manufacturer Vac-Con Inc. Awarded FCMA Award for Workforce Education

Clay County Manufacturer Vac-Con Inc. Awarded FCMA Award for Workforce Education

Vac-Con Inc. president, Darrell LeSage, discusses why they continue to invest in workforce education, the company's expansion, and how it is to do manufacturing in Florida.