Employer snapshots: company size, industry type and annual sales.
From the days when turpentine was drilled from trees to advanced technology, the region has progressed and evolved.
Scroll down to review an employer snapshot summarizing our largest employers and annual revenues.
There are approximately 1,500 businesses in Levy County,
with the three largest sectors being (listed at % of total workforce):
Trade, Transportation, and Utilities
Professional and Business Services
The top five growing sectors are:
Accommodation and food services
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
Transportation and warehousing
Professional, scientific, and technical services
A review of trends, regional assets and other data indicates the strongest manufacturing growth occurring in the areas of food and transportation equipment, followed by chemicals and non-metallic mineral products.
There are 353,400 acres of private forest utilized for timber and support services, which has also become a vital industry. Paper manufacturing accounts for an approximately $350-million economic output in the region, with wood products accounting for roughly $75-million.
So who calls the Nature Coast home? Here are some of the people and their stories of how they found why we’re the “Natural Fit For Business.”
Tricia Allen, PhotoFrost, Williston
Carol Borden , Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., Williston
Dwight Brooker, Paradox Intellectual Properties, Chiefland
Robin Davis, Haring Insurance Agency, Williston
Scott DeBerry, DeBerry Marketing Services, Chiefland
Denny Funnemark, Revolution Aviation, Williston
Ken Ihlenfeldt, Nova Global Farms, Bronson
Michael Leo Langston, Turning Point Fitness, Williston
Harold “HR” Ross, Ross Hammock Ranch, Inglis
Robb and Dante Young, Young Boats, Inglis
Al Walker, Foss Foam Products, Williston