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Florachem Announces Opening of New Facility

Aerial view of Florachem in Jacksonville, Florida

Aerial View of Florachem’s Port Jax facility

Jacksonville, FL, September 27, 2018 – Florachem recently moved into its new global headquarters near the Port of Jacksonville. The new facility expands manufacturing, administrative, and research & development capabilities.

“Our new facility maximizes our core expertise in pine, citrus, and rosin resins while providing a platform for future growth,” says Jon Leonard, Florachem President and CEO. “Jacksonville is the Southeast’s premier intermodal port – a great location for business and family – our team is growing!”

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Florachem appoints Jon Leonard as new President and CEO   

Jacksonville, FL, May 1, 2018 – Florachem Corporation announced today that Jon Leonard has been appointed to the position of President and CEO. Leonard succeeds Steve McAlister, the company’s Founder and current CEO. McAlister will continue as a member of the Board of Directors and consult on the company’s strategic growth plans. The changes are effective May 1, 2018. 

“We are very excited to have Jon join our team.  He has an extensive background in citrus and pine derivatives, and strengthens our commitment to these markets. Jon will take over managing the daily operations of the company including the transition to our new headquarters and manufacturing plant near the Port of Jacksonville. We believe Jon and our new facility will have a tremendous impact on Florachem’s ability to better service our global customers going forward,” said McAlister.  Continue reading

New Port Jax Facility Update

In January 2018, Florachem announced that we were moving our operations to a newly-constructed facility near the Port of Jacksonville. The new facility will be Florachem’s global headquarters andcombines the current Jacksonville offices and Mission, TX manufacturing plant. This investment enables Florachem to increase production capacities, augment capabilities, and streamline logistics to better serve our global customers. Continue reading