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VT Mae gears for hiring with info session Oct. 27

October 17, 2017

VT MAE is ready to begin its community outreach for subcontractor and those seeking jobs at its aircraft maintenance facility under construction at Pensacola International Airport. The company will host an information session on Friday Oct.…

Business

Cyber Gulf Coast: ‘Live Coastal, Work Cyber’

October 16, 2017

Last Friday, FloridaWest, University of West Florida and area cybersecurity educators and professionals unveiled the Cybersecurity Strategic Plan for Pensacola at the UWF Commons Conference Center. The plan consists of short-term and long-term goals and strategies…

Business

IRIS raises Series B funding

June 22, 2017

Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems, Inc. (IRIS), the industry leader in early detection systems for diabetic eye disease, today announced the company successfully closed a round of Series B financing. The round was led by Ballast Point…

Business

Ascend honors retired CEO Fred Poses

June 1, 2017

by Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY With umbrellas in hand, Ascend Performance Materials LLC in Cantonment celebrated its 8th birthday by dedicating its technology building to the company’s former CEO Frederic (Fred) Poses, June 1. A ribbon cutting…

Business Education Escambia County

CIE rebrands as Co:Lab

January 12, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo FloridaWest revealed a new name and new branding Wednesday for its Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship or CIE for short. It’s new name is Co:Lab and like its young and innovative…

Escambia County Pensacola

Pensacola roundup: week ending Nov. 12

November 12, 2016

Trump did what many felt was nearly impossible, sweeping the states of Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Ohio. He overwhelmingly beat Clinton in the suburbs and rural counties. Trump beat her 49%-47% in Florida. Read…

Business

FloridaWest Recognizes Fluid Metalworks

November 7, 2016

By Duwayne Escobedo Fluid Metalworks was recognized by FloridaWest, Escambia County’s economic development arm, for creating high-paying manufacturing jobs and for providing job training in Pensacola. The company, which started in April 2010, is a full…