Pasco EDC recognizes local companies that exhibit exemplary growth in technology, innovation, job creation, capital investment and community service.
Pasco County, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014
MedActive Oral Pharmaceuticals, LLC was honored with the 2014 New Business Award on September 2nd at Pasco Economic Development Council’s 28th Annual Appreciation Banquet. At its Industry of the Year Awards held annually at Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Pasco EDC recognizes local companies that exhibit exemplary growth in technology, innovation, job creation, capital investment and community service.
MedActive is an oral pharmaceutical company specializing in high compliance oral technology that safely addresses biofilm management, dry mouth, gingivitis, and more. Since January of 2013, MedActive moved its company to Pasco leasing a 22,000 square foot building, and hired 14 new employees. In 2013, the company invested $2.25 million through private equity and made several technology investments for patents, printing equipment, and marketing. MedActive expects to double its number of retail stores for distribution very soon and is working on expanding its distribution to the Caribbean.
Leadership support is strong at MedActive and the company works regularly with the University of South Florida to provide internships, as well as has initiated a program to hire veterans. A big supporter of the Sjogrens Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and various patient support groups, MedActive often donates its products for charitable organizations. For more information about MedActive visit http://www.medactive.com.
About Pasco Economic Development Council:
Pasco EDC is a non-profit organization that promotes economic development in Pasco County, Florida. Pasco EDC continues to be a strong partnership funded by corporate and public investors focused on the economic vitality of Pasco County.
About the Banquet:
Each year, Pasco EDC solicits company nominations in the categories of Manufacturing, Service, Distribution, Technology and Nonprofits who are operating in Pasco County. The nominees are interviewed by members of the Pasco EDC Award Committee, and the winners are determined by using a specific grading scale.
The Pasco EDC Banquet Award Committee consists of business and community leaders from across Tampa Bay including: Skip Miller (SunTrust Bank), Elayne Bassinger (Centennial Bank), Candace Bell Glewen (Synovus Bank), Duggan Cooley (United Way of Pasco County, Inc.), Lauren Jolly (Spherion Staffing), Patrice Koerper (Pasco-Hernando State College), Greg Wegener (Coastal Design Consultants), David West (Tampa Bay Times), and Josh Whitehead (Wells Fargo).