John Justak, founder and president of 10-employee Advanced Technologies Group in Stuart, works with NASA and the Defense Department on engine turbines, instrumentation and other highly technical work. Justak (pictured here with an L.E.D. array used to transfer power to electronics equipment for future use in the Joint Strike Fighter) wants more commercial work in 2007.
Photo: Jeffrey Camp

SLOW GROWTH: Famous for its fear of joining the south Florida metropolis, Martin continues to look askance at major growth. That said, there’s no shortage of pioneering ideas from existing businesses, such as Stuart’s Advanced Technologies Group, a developer of novel engineering answers for problems defying conventional solutions. Founder and President John Justak’s hunt for a place to put a new engine test lab typifies the Martin quandary. “I like living here because of all the restrictions, but trying to do business is different,” Justak says. The exception in Martin is the more welcoming community of Indiantown, which will see 6,300 new homes in a few years.

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