Pasco County Major Announcements

September 22, 2016

TRU Simulation + Training Expands Its East Coast ProFlight® Pilot Training Facility

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced that it entered phase II of its expansion plan for its Pilot Training Center in Lutz, Florida located in Pasco County.  Phase II of the expansion will create approximately 100 jobs in TRU’s training business within four years and generate more than $29 million in capital investment.

Phase I was previously completed in 2015 when 15,000 square feet of existing space was converted into Training Center Operations. TRU Simulation + Training’s Tampa facility specializes in business and military simulator manufacturing as well as serving as an FAA-certified Part 142 OEM-supported Pilot Training Center for several Textron Aviation products… (Read More)

August 23, 2016

METTLER TOLEDO Announces New Facility to be Built in Pasco County

The Pasco Economic Development Council gathered with representatives from Enterprise Florida and Pasco County officials to announce that METTLER TOLEDO will construct a new 250,000-square-foot facility at a site adjacent to the Suncoast Parkway in Lutz, Florida.  The new facility, built for the company’s Product Inspection Division, will be home to more than 500 employees, including 185 new positions and 320 retained jobs.  More than $30 million in capital will be invested in the region.

METTLER TOLEDO’s Product Inspection Division is the global market leader in the field of check-weighing, industrial metal detection, and x-ray inspection systems for the food, pharmaceutical, and packaged consumer goods industries… (Read More)

July 23, 2015

Leggett & Platt to Employ Over 100 in new Pasco County Facility

Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG), a global manufacturer of diversified products, announced today that it will be locating a new manufacturing facility in northwest Pasco County near Spring Hill. The new operation will be located at 15800 Hudson Avenue, an 80,000 square-foot facility the Company owns. The expansion is expected to create approximately 124 new jobs over the next few months… (Read More)


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Major Announcements
Tom Ryan
Economic Development Manager

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