As a result of FloridaMakes business advisor mentorship, several NWFMC manufacturing members have reported business-related successes:
Technical Services Laboratory took advantage of the FloridaMakes CoreValue Assessment to analyze their business market and develop a growth plan. As a result, TSL gained $1.3 million in new sales.
On-Point Defense Technologies sought to expand operations in Okaloosa County. Under business advisor guidance, they applied for a Recruitment Retention Expansion Grant from the University of West Florida and received $85,950 to support their expansion.
Panhandle Fabrication & Machine met with business advisors to develop a marketing and growth plan. Within three days of creating a free Google advertisement, they gained $150,000 in new sales.
Artistic Stone Works connected with University of West Florida engineers to develop a three-step slurry biodegradation process, conforming to EPA standards. This system saved $150,000 in costs.