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Orion Technology Services opens first Florida location in Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Nov 2, 2015 2:28:40 PM

Orion Technology Services logoOrion Technology Services is creating 30 new jobs in Orlando as part of its expansion into Florida. The company will also make a $768,000 capital investment in the local community.

Orion is a full-service technology provider specializing in cloud, security, professional and managed services. The company supports businesses large and small, including multi-national companies that prefer to outsource their technology needs. Orion is currently headquartered in Georgia with four satellite locations across the U.S.

“Orion is very excited about further expanding our brand into Orlando’s renowned business community,” said Matthew Singley, president of Orion. “Orlando is an ideal location for our new office, with an excellent pool to technical talent and a thriving business environment.”

Governor Rick Scott said, “Orion Technology is a great small business and I am proud of their creation of 30 new jobs in Orlando. Florida has a highly skilled workforce and we are excited more technology companies like Orion are expanding to our state. We will keep working everyday so more small businesses like Orion will choose to invest in our state so we can further diversify our economy.”

Bill Johnson, president & CEO of Enterprise Florida, said “Diversifying our economy is one of the most important things we can do, and companies like Orion Technology are helping us do that. By creating 30 new jobs in the Orlando area, they are continuing to show why Florida is the best state for business and the number one place to get a job.”

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Executive Director Jesse Panuccio said, “Because of pro-growth, low-tax policies, Florida’s economy is growing and diversifying. The expansion of Orion Technology is great news for the growing I-4 high-tech corridor.”

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said, “We are excited to welcome the regional headquarters for Orion Technology Services to Downtown Orlando, and the company's decision to locate here is a true testament to our talented workforce, business climate, high quality of life and our ability to grow and attract technology companies and headquarter operations.”

The Orlando Economic Development Commission (EDC) assisted the company in the application and approval processes. The State of Florida, Enterprise Florida, the City of Orlando, the Orlando Community Redevelopment Agency and Valencia College have also been important partners on this project.

Rick Weddle, president and CEO of the Orlando EDC, said, “We’ve noticed a trend of companies seeking locations in downtown Orlando’s IT hub. Orion is one of those companies aligning with the innovative growth here in Orlando and we’re happy to welcome them to the region.”

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