One Liners Polk: Keymark Corp., Blackton and more

The Polk County Board of Commissioners approved Hezedean A. Smith as the new Polk County Fire Rescue chief. (Pictured above) 

Watson welcomed two additions to its team of medical providers—a registered nurse practitioner, D’Aishia Burgess, who works alongside board-certified pulmonology specialist physician Naem Shahrour from Watson Clinic Main, at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd., in Lakeland.

A Lakeland manufacturing business is planning a $36 million expansion as it asks for a $400,000 grant through the city’s Economic Development Infrastructure Incentive Program.

Blackton, a supplier of wholesale materials to the home building industry, was awarded a contract to provide flooring for 123 new single-family homes KB Home plans to build, at Hickory Ranch, in Auburndale.

Keymark Corp. of Florida, a Lakeland manufacturing company, is planning a $36 million expansion in which it wants to add new equipment to its existing facility, at Knights Station and George Wheeler roads, and also add a new 76,326-square-foot building, at 3155 Drane Field Road, to accommodate an additional line of equipment.

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