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Palm Beach County to showcase manufacturing technologies at Thursday event (Sun Sentinel)


Palm Beach County has never been known for its manufacturing industries, with the exception of Pratt & Whitney making jet engines and the sugar cane companies producing sugar.

But that's beginning to change, said Kelly Smallridge, president of the Business Development Board, which is conducting a luncheon meeting on Thursday to highlight the manufacturing sector. There are newer types of manufacturers that have located in the county and are bringing different technologies.

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