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Published Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is proud to share that almost all of the winners for “South Florida Manufacturer-of the-Year” categories were Palm Beach County-based companies.

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Published Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for January dropped to 3.9 percent from 4.0 percent a year ago.  In addition, for the third consecutive month, there are more job openings in Palm Beach County than unemployed people – 31,919 job openings in the county in January vs. 28,549 unemployed people, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (all numbers not seasonally adjusted).

 

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Published Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The Gift of Life Marrow Registry will become the nation’s first marrow registry to operate its own stem cell collection center, making it easier and faster than ever before for volunteer donors to save the lives of patients battling blood cancer around the world.

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Published Monday, March 4, 2019

- Installation of more than 1 million solar panels included as part of FPL's plan to add 30 million more solar panels by 2030
- New solar plants will create about 800 jobs as Florida continues to lead the nation in solar-related employment
- With 18 solar power plants in operation and four more on the way, FPL is on track to make Florida a world leader in solar energy production

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Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019

JUPITER, FLA - The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the Town of Jupiter are pleased to announce a new addition to Jupiter’s growing bioscience sector. Alphazyme, a developer, manufacturer and global distributor of enzymes, will expand its operations to fulfill its goal of becoming the world’s premier partner for custom, industrial-scale, molecular biology enzymes from its headquarters in Jupiter, Florida.

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Published Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, in cooperation with City of Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, assisted the expansion of MobileHelp, a mobile emergency response technology company in Boca Raton. The Business Development Board interviewed the CEO:

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Published Wednesday, February 13, 2019

South Florida's job market was the strongest in the past year, when compared to other Florida metro areas, and it was one of the best in the nation when it comes to total jobs added.

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Published Friday, February 8, 2019

Beacon Pharmaceutical, a focused early-stage life sciences firm, will build a state-of-the-art life sciences accelerator and biologics synthesis facility at a relocated facility in Jupiter, Florida.

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