“Small businesses are often hailed as a vital segment of our national and local economies and a primary driver of U.S. financial growth,” the United States Census Bureau points out. Unfortunately, 70.9% of small businesses surveyed reported that COVID-19 had a moderate negative or large negative impact on them. Many of the small businesses that weathered the pandemic either returned to the basics or got creative. Thomas has been reporting on these businesses since the beginning of the pandemic, highlighting distilleries that pivoted to create hand sanitizer, a custom 3D printer that made face shields, and a used bookstore that cracked a joke on the internet and ended up with a new business model.
TALLAHASSEE, FL – Advanced Manufacturing International (AMI) has been awarded a $2M grant