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The Plant City Economic Development Corp. hosted a ribbon cutting Tuesday, Aug. 30, for joining the Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce.

PTR Baler and Compactor’s manufacturing, installation, repair and service operations for the Southeast have relocated to a facility on Reece Road in Plant City. 

The Plant City Economic Development Corp. has a new staff member. 

The Plant City Economic Development Corp. and local Chamber of Commerce have thrown their support behind the latest version of a sales tax referendum to meet Hillsborough County’s transportation needs.

If commercial developers were moths, County Line Road would be the brightest flame in Florida. 

Plant City is poised for growth -- just ask Richard LeFrois. 

In late December, Plant City EDC President Jake Austin got a call from manufacturing company James Hardie, asking him to have lunch with Miguel Garcia. 

April Fool's Day is right around the corner, and so is Plant City's latest Instameet.

PLANT CITY Two officials with the relatively new Plant City Economic Development Corp. gave an upbeat progress report at the Jan. 25 city commission meeting.

The newly formed Plant City Economic Development Corp. hosted its second meeting Monday, Jan. 11, at Stingray Chevrolet. During its meeting, several businesses announced plans to move their facilities to Plant City.

PLANT CITY — Developers, landowners and business leaders in this part of eastern Hillsborough County want their city’s name at the forefront when out-of-state businesses are seeking locations for their operations.

Downtown business owner David Schultz has spent years trying to get the Main Street Program up and running in Plant City. In 2016, it appears he’s finally seeing his hopes come to life.

PLANT CITY – Gordon Food Service, a leading distributor of food products to foodservice operators such as restaurants, schools, universities, and healthcare facilities across Florida’s central region, is expanding in Plant City.

PLANT CITY – The city has a bright future, thanks in no small part to a new organization to promote Plant City’s economic development, the group’s leader said.

Local city leaders and business owners have joined forces to associate Plant City growth with more than strawberries.

PLANT CITY — Florida Agency Network, the state’s largest independent title company, is expanding here because of increased efforts to grow the local economy.

PLANT CITY — Local business leaders hope a newly formed economic development corporation will reinvigorate a region anxious for an infusion of new businesses and the cash that comes with them.

PLANT CITY – The new not-for-profit group that will guide economic development in Plant City has named its first leader.

The Plant City Economic Development Corp. has its first president and CEO.

An organization that will focus on growing new and existing businesses in Plant City has been made official. The Plant City Economic Development Corp. bylaws were passed on Tuesday, Sept. 22, by a committee that had originally formed this June.

Plant City is ready to take its seat at the increasingly crowded economic development table.

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