RND move means more hiring
MANATEE -- When it moves into its new Manatee County manufacturing space in February, RND Automation & Engineering will be setting up to grow its workforce with its expanding business.
The company, which designs and builds custom automation machines for clieints in manufacturing and med-tech sectors, is moving into 12,000 square feet in the new SRQ Commerce park at 7910 25th Court E. Company president Sean Dotson said the move will more than double RND's workspace, and will make room for additional hires in the coming years.
The 12-employee company added four workers to its staff in the past six months, and has plans to add one or two more in 2014. Under an incentive deal with Manatee County, RND is approved to receive up to $8,000 in performance incentives if it adds eight employees over the next five years.