Vac-Con Hosts Florida Governor Rick Scott

Governor gets a look inside company's $11 million plant expansion in Green Cove Springs
Vac-Con Hosts Florida Governor Rick Scott
Vac-Con, Inc. recently hosted Florida Governor Rick Scott at a stop on his “Million Miles for a Million Jobs Tour" at the company's headquarters in Green Cove Springs.

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Vac-Con Inc. recently hosted Florida Gov. Rick Scott at a stop on his “Million Miles for a Million Jobs Tour.”

In the midst of an $11 million plant expansion, Vac-Con has benefitted from the Gov. Scott's sales tax exemption on manufacturing equipment, saving over $150,000. Additionally, Vac-Con plans to hire approximately 60 employees as a result of the expansion.

Since 1986, Vac-Con has manufactured more than 7,500 custom-built, truck-mounted vacuum trucks to serve the public and private environmental markets worldwide, and now employs more than 300 people at its single location in Green Cove Springs, Florida.

Vac-Con is a subsidiary of Holden Industries Inc. of Deerfield, Illinois, and is 100 percent employee-owned. For two consecutive years, Vac-Con received the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year award from the First Coast Manufacturers Association. Learn more at

L-R: Van Royal (Mayor, Green Cove Springs), Darrell LeSage (President, Vac-Con), Gov. Rick Scott, first lady Ann Scott, Todd Masley (Sales Manager, Vac-Con)


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