Program honors outstanding business contributions to Florida's economy

STUART, FL (September 1, 2010) - Level 3 Inspection LLC is one of just 18 Florida companies to receive the Governor’s 2010 Business Diversification Awards for exceptional contributions toward statewide economic diversification. The award recognizes successful job creation and distinctive community involvement and investment efforts, many of which fall into industries Florida targets for economic diversification and high wage job growth. L3I was one of just three companies to win the Governor’s Entrepreneurship Award for Florida start-up companies less than five years old, that have set a standard for entrepreneurship and creativity.

“We are very appreciative of this state-wide recognition for our rapidly growing business, and this will support our further expansion to better meet our client’s needs. We’re also quite pleased with the top-caliber of professional talent we’ve been able to attract here and the supportive business environment we’ve come to enjoy in Martin County.” said Bill Greene, CEO .

“This is a great base of operations for our national and global high-precision dimensional inspection services and advanced computer automated inspection systems business.”

“This business award is a testament to a strong base of innovation and entrepreneurship that thrives in
Martin County.” remarked Ron Bunch, executive director of the Business Development Board of Martin County (BDBMC), who expressed his support to the Governor. “We are extremely proud of Level 3 Inspection for their outstanding impact on the economy of Martin County and their dedication to innovation and expansion. We wish them much continued success.”

The awards will be presented September 22 in Tallahassee during Florida Governor Charlie Crist’s annual Industry Appreciation Week. The BDBMC will host a luncheon on September 24 to recognize the many contributions of local companies in targeted sectors.

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Level 3 Inspection, LLC (Entrepreneurship Award) – Martin County welcomed Level 3 Inspection to the county this year, when the company announced plans to hire up to 33 new employees and invest nearly $1M in its new location at Sawgrass Business Center. Level 3 Inspection is the world’s most proficient user of the 21st century measurement and inspection technologies of 3D White Light Scanning (WLS) and Computer Aided Inspection (CAI). The company pioneered much of the development of these tools, for world-class OEM and supply chain clientele. Level 3 Inspection boasts multiple patent applications already in process.

The Business Development Board of Martin County (BDBMC) is the county’s official economic development organization, and Enterprise Florida, Inc. partner. More information about the organization can be found by visiting

Enterprise Florida, Inc. is a partnership between Florida's business and government leaders and is the principal economic development organization for the state of Florida. Headquartered in Orlando, Enterprise Florida’s mission is to diversify Florida’s economy and create better-paying jobs for its citizens by supporting, attracting
and helping to create businesses in innovative, high-growth industries. In pursuit of its mission, Enterprise
Florida works closely with a statewide network of economic development partners.