Twenty-one companies in Central Florida are among a list of 50 honored with the 2014 Florida Companies to Watch awards presented by GrowFL.
The awards are for second-stage companies with 6 to 99 employees and annual revenue between $750,000 and $50 million. Other criteria include employee and sales growth, leadership, competitive advantage, corporate culture and community giving.
The 2014 winners represented $370 million in total annual revenue and 1,757 full-time employees. Second-stage companies in Florida account for 5 percent of all businesses and nearly 30 percent of the state’s jobs.
Following is a list of the companies, by county:
Orange County: 11th Hour Business Centers; Argosy Group International; BioZone Scientific International; Clean the World Global; Crunchy Logistics; Destination MCO; Digitec Interactive; Employment Technologies Corp.; EnableSoft Inc.; GameSim Inc.; Moten Tate Inc.; Synergy Settlement Services; and Vestagen Technical Textiles Inc.
Brevard County: AML Superconductivity and Magnetics ; Anuva Manufacturing Services; Diamondback Towers; SeaDek Marine Products
Seminole County: Across Borders Management Consulting Group; CSI Specialty Group
Osceola County: Photon-X Inc.
Volusia County: QuantumFlo Inc.
GrowFL is a statewide economic development organization certified by the National Center for Economic Gardening through the Edward Lowe Foundation. The awards ceremony is Oct. 23 at Hard Rock Live, CityWalk in Orlando.