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Family business AccuDock lands contract for Brazil Olympics

Family business AccuDock lands contract for Brazil Olympics

Beating out big global rivals, a family business from Pompano Beach has won a contract to supply floating docks for the 2016 Summer Olympics rowing competition in Brazil. It took AccuDock employees about a month to build the custom docks at the company's factory off Powerline Road. The last of nine 40-foot shipping containers with the supplies is set to leave Florida this week, so the docks can be ready for rowing tests this summer in Rio de Janeiro. AccuDock founder John Harrison said the contract is "worth millions" — among the largest yet for a company that began in 2007 with a simple idea: to build a sturdy "working float" you could stand on when cleaning...

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