Riviera Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 27, 2013
Finalists for the 2013 Florida Companies To Watch award hail from across the state of Florida and are selected for their impressive employment rates and revenue growth, as well as their entrepreneurial leadership, product innovation, social/community responsibility and competitive business practices. To be eligible for the award, a company must be a privately held, commercial enterprise that is past the start-up phase and is growing; headquartered in Florida; have between six and 99 full-time equivalent employees; and 2012 revenue of $750,000 to $50 million.
The awards, which are hosted by the Florida Economic Gardening Institute, better known as GrowFL, and University of Central Florida, recognize the best second-stage businesses in Florida, which are companies that have grown beyond the start-up phase and have stabilized and are looking to expand. The 2013 Florida Companies to Watch awards will be presented Oct. 24 at Hard Rock Live in Orlando.
About Sancilio and Company, Inc.
Sancilio and Company, Inc. is a vertically integrated pharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacture and sale of cardiovascular, dental and women’s health products. SCI’s products include its Ocean Blue® family of Omega-3 products, as well as numerous prescription drug products that are sold in pharmacies throughout the United States. In addition, SCI has partnered with multiple international drug companies to develop and manufacture prescription drug products for global distribution. SCI’s research and development labs and manufacturing facilities are all located in Palm Beach County.
About Florida Economic Gardening Institute
Initially created in 2009 as a pilot program at the University of Central Florida, Florida Economic Gardening Institute (GrowFL) is now a critical component to Florida's entrepreneurial ecosystem and the state's overall economic development strategy. GrowFL focuses its efforts on initiatives that strengthen the service offerings of entrepreneurial support organizations throughout Florida and by delivering critical research and strategy support to help second-stage growth entrepreneurs prosper. GrowFL has helped more than 400 companies create more than 1,400 new jobs statewide since 2009.