The 2,240-acre (906-hectare) Florida–Alabama Mega Site lies just south of the Florida–Alabama state line, in the Florida Panhandle. Its vast size, easy access to an extensive transportation network, and proximity to numerous automotive parts suppliers makes this the ideal home for a large automotive manufacturing facility.
Catalyst Fabric Solutions, a leading provider of fabric finishes in the U.S., is bringing jobs to the Marianna area. The company offers real-time manufacturing of fabric products as they are ordered online. Catalyst is a vertical manufacturer of a tremendous variety of textile-based products in the Home Furnishing and Apparel categories.
Chipola College grant development staff assisted Catalyst Fabric Solutions with a Quick Response Training (QRT) application to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to obtain training funds for their employees as they prepare their workforce and grow their local company.