KB Industries – Paving a Path to Success in Pinellas
Have you visited Pinellas County’s Heritage Village lately? Enjoyed a stroll back in time on its well-maintained paths? If you answered “yes,” you are already acquainted with Pinellas-based KB Industries(KBI). KBI, headquartered in the city of Pinellas Park, produces and installs a variety of flexible, porous paving products designed to offer a “green” improvement over traditional paving substances. CEO Kevin Bagnall explains, “Our products aren’t just alternatives to concrete, mulch or asphalt; they provide environmentally-friendly solutions that outlast and out-perform other options.”
Expansions, Ribbon Cuttings, Innovation and More Jobs in Pinellas
BayCare Health System opens new Clearwater central campus
BayCare System’s CEO Stephen Mason was joined by Pinellas County Commissioner Karen Seel and Clearwater’s Mayor George Cretekos to celebrate the ribbon cutting at BayCare’s new central campus at 2985 Drew Street in Clearwater. This new location will house 400+ staff members and support the education and training needs of BayCare’s 22,900 team members.
PODS’s tremendous growth continues with new HQ in Feather Sound
Pinellas County Economic Development was pleased to join PODS CEO John Koch, PODS employees, Governor Rick Scott, Pinellas County Commissioner Norm Roche, elected officials and well wishers to congratulate the PODS team on its new corporate headquarters at the Feather Sound Corporate Center. We’re so pleased to have PODS growing in Pinellas.
Continuing in a long-standing tradition of sustainability, in 2011 Polypack began a new kind of project, one that would ultimately result in a solar panel array that can provide all of the power required to run its manufacturing facility, as well as its office space and attached automotive museum. The company celebrated this innovative and sustainable solution on Nov. 22, at its Pinellas Park location. Congratulations and kudos to Polypack.
Triad Retail Media is positioned for growth at New HQ in Carillon
Pinellas County and the City of St. Petersburg welcomed Triad Retail Media to its new 65,000-square-foot Carillon headquarters on Nov. 1. Triad expects to hire 150 new staff members over the next two years.
The St. Pete/Clearwater logo will also get a shot of adrenaline in 2014, bursting into 3-D in print and pulsing and spinning via animation in video and online (see examples in the new brand video here).
Feb. 24, 2014: Business of Biotech – “Moving
In its eighth year, Moffitt Cancer Center’s Business of Biotech will again bring together biomedical professionals, service providers, entrepreneurs and investors to network and develop partnerships. Keynote Speaker G. Steven Burrill, CEO of Burrill & Company, will be featured. 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Tampa. Click here to register.
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) Debuts New Mobile Responsive Website
The new website – www.Fly2Pie.com -features flight info, airlines and destinations, airport amenities, and travel-related businesses and guides. Additional information for the general/corporate aviation community provides airfield information and aviation-related services. Our local community can also find information on airport education tours, airport projects, and noise information.
International Trade Networking Reception, Dec. 5
Join guest speaker Parker Freedman, President of ARI Global an expert in receivable insurance with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. Sponsored by the Florida District Export Council in cooperation with the Tampa Port Authority and the U.S. Department of Commerce. Register by Dec. 2. $20 includes hors d’oeuvres.
2013 State of the County
Pinellas County Commission Chairman Kenneth T. Welch looks back on – and ahead to – several key issues facing Pinellas County in his year-end State of the County video. “This has been a productive year for your County Commission, our county leadership team and our county employees,” said Welch. “The county has tackled a diverse set of issues this year.”