High Skill High Wage Success
Publix, IGT, Suntrax and many others have recently made large investments in Lakeland, creating hundreds of new High Skill High Wage jobs in Lakeland. The announcement of construction on SunTrax positions our community as a central hub of research and development for transportation technologies.
Publix Super Markets, Inc.recently announced that they are expanding their Corporate Headquarters by 190,000 square feet. They will also be adding 700 new jobs bringing their total employment in Lakeland over 8,000.
IGT is a global manufacturer of lottery tickets. They planted roots in Lakeland in 2009 and recently completed a $16 million expansion. They house the largest printing press in the world and have 300 advanced manufacturing jobs.
WellDyneRx is a full-service, independent pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) that integrates all PBM services in-house and work directly with each client to create a plan that meets their needs. The customizable services include cost-containment options, disease management programs, and trend management. The employ 500+ and are housed in 96,000 square feet.
In 2013, Brew Hub constructioned on a new 50,000 square foot, $20 million brewery in Lakeland on I-4. Brew Hub provides brewing, packaging, distribution and sales services to craft brewers. In 2016, they expanded by an additional 12,000 square feet.
|GEICO||Regional Office||3535 W Pipkin Rd.||(941) 646-9700||350,000||3,200|
|Publix Super Markets, Inc.||Corporate HQ||3300 Publix Corporate Pkwy||863-688-1188||510,000||2,900|
|WellDyne||Business Services||500 Eagles Landing Blvd.||(888) 479-2000||96,000||500|
|IGT Global Solutions Corporation||Lottery Ticket Printing||4100 Frontage Rd S||863-248-1300||141,000||305|
|Publix II||Corporate IT||300 W. Lime St||863-688-1188||20,000||150|
|Publix||Corporate IT||331 Florida Ave S.||863-688-1188||30,000||150|
|DS Services||Business Services||200 Eagles Landing Blvd.||800-728-5508||84,500||150|
|Lockheed Martin||Financial||1040 S. Pkwy Frontage||863-647-0100||77,000||125|
|NOAA Hurricane Hunters||Corporate HQ||3330 Flightline Dr.||106,800||110|
|Colorado Boxed Beef||Corp. HQ & Distribution||331 N. Ingraham Ave.||863-967-0636||215,000||110|
|Firmenich||Flavors/Essences||3919 Kidron Rd||863-646-0165||65,000||91|
|SteriPack||Medical Packaging||4255 S Pipkin Rd||863-648-2333||40,000||65|
|CoLogix||Disaster Recovery||2850 Interstate Dr.||904-731-3390||105,000||60|
|Brew Hub||Craft Beer MFG||3900 Frontage Rd. S.||863-698-7600||62,000||35|