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 HQ

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.


Suntrax, a 2.25-mile oval track for high-speed testing is a long-term partnership between Florida Polytechnic University and the Florida Department of Transportation. This cutting-edge facility and 400-acre site is dedicated to the research, development and testing of emerging transportation technologies in safe and controlled environments.


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.

Print List

CompanyProductAddressTelephoneSQ. FTJobs
GEICORegional Office3535 W Pipkin Rd.(941) 646-9700350,0003,200
Publix Super Markets, Inc.Corporate HQ 3300 Publix Corporate Pkwy863-688-1188510,0002,900
WellDyneBusiness Services 500 Eagles Landing Blvd.(888) 479-200096,000500
IGT Global Solutions CorporationLottery Ticket Printing4100 Frontage Rd S863-248-1300 141,000305
Publix IICorporate IT 300 W. Lime St863-688-118820,000150
PublixCorporate IT 331 Florida Ave S.863-688-118830,000150
DS ServicesBusiness Services200 Eagles Landing Blvd.800-728-550884,500150
Lockheed MartinFinancial1040 S. Pkwy Frontage863-647-010077,000125
NOAA Hurricane HuntersCorporate HQ3330 Flightline Dr.106,800110
Colorado Boxed BeefCorp. HQ & Distribution331 N. Ingraham Ave.863-967-0636215,000110
FirmenichFlavors/Essences3919 Kidron Rd863-646-016565,00091
SteriPackMedical Packaging4255 S Pipkin Rd863-648-233340,00065
CoLogixDisaster Recovery2850 Interstate Dr.904-731-3390105,00060
Brew HubCraft Beer MFG3900 Frontage Rd. S. 863-698-760062,00035