Vac-Con, Inc. recently hosted Florida Governor, 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 Governor’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, IL, and is 100% employee owned.
For two consecutive years, Vac-Con received the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year Award from the First Coast Manufacturers Association.