Information Technology & Biotechnology
Cutting-edge advancements in the digital world, biological field and other technological disciplines happen every day in Cape Coral. The important work helps Florida have the nation’s second-largest pharmaceuticals manufacturing industry and sixth-largest biotech R&D industry, according to Enterprise Florida. Here are two local companies:
Caldwell & Kerr Advertising
CK Advertising is one of the nation’s largest automotive retail advertising agencies. It was a pioneer in the digital arena, combining traditional advertising with cutting-edge digital techniques. Today it represents more than 300 dealerships nationwide with its full-service offerings. Those include social marketing, search engine optimization, paid search, display advertising, pre-roll video and email marketing. The firm is fueled by millennials and a proprietary data analytics program to increase clients’ reach. CK Advertising plans to grow staff 70 percent in the next six years at its 10,725-square-foot headquarters opened in Cape Coral in 2016.
Established in 1976, Ecological Laboratories develops and manufactures novel, proprietary, liquid microbial formulations at its two-acre campus in Cape Coral. Its biotechnologies are used worldwide in municipal, agricultural, industrial wastewater and retail application They have been proven effective restoring water quality and promoting beneficial plant processes. The company’s growing team of scientists and technicians continue to develop safe, all natural and environmentally beneficial products to help solve many of the most challenging environmental problems facing the world.