Florida Governor Rick Scott Visits the Medical Manufacturing Facility at Arthrex Headquarters
Florida Governor Rick Scott visited Arthrex to announce a new proposal that he says would save the state of Florida $2.8 billion over the next two years. After a personal tour of the medical device manufacturing facility at Arthrex's Corporate Headquarters in Naples, FL, Governor Scott explained the changes he wants to make to public pension plans in Florida. Speaking to a crowd of Arthrex employees, he explained how the changes to Florida’s state retirement plans will help the economy and save taxpayer money.
He also praised Reinhold Schmieding, president and founder of Arthrex, for creating new jobs in Southwest Florida and achieving the 1,000 employee hiring milestone in 2010. Governor Scott said he vowed to work hard to help businesses around the state accomplish the same economic success.