03 Jan 2017
January 3, 2017 – ECG’s Office of Economic & Community Development is proud to announce The Linde Group’s second manufacturing facility in an ECG Community. Gov. Nathan Deal announced the Linde Group, a leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial gases, will create 35 jobs and invest $40 million in a custom-engineered air separation plant in Cook County. “Georgia’s continued economic development, both on the state and local level, will continue to provide The Linde Group with the necessary resources to expand operations and undergo immense growth,” said Deal.
31 Dec 2016
fyi – GA’s Energy Cities at Work
4th Quarter, 2016
In this issue, Georgia’s newest Commissioner of Economic Development details the win, “In economic development, we are successful only as a team. Not only is this ranking a testament to Governor Nathan Deal’s leadership, but it is because of the commitment from our economic development partners like ECG, our elected officials, communities and Georgia citizens. The four-year designation is indicative of the high-level of professionalism and know-how we see in local economic developers. We are extremely grateful for that partnership.”
16 Dec 2016
December 16, 2016 – Solutions Pest & Lawn today announced that it purchased the 300,000 square foot Apollo Industries manufacturing facility located in Thomaston, Georgia. This will be the 12th facility in the retailer’s growing network of stores and warehouses and will be critical to supporting the rapid growth of Solutions’ direct to consumer pest control businesses.
02 Nov 2016
25 Oct 2016
October 25, 2016 – Helena Industries celebrated the ribbon-cutting and opening of its new 180,000 square foot warehouse facility in Cordele, Georgia. This new facility is adjacent to its existing manufacturing and administrative buildings. Helena will employ 10-12 new workers to operate the facility which will house inventory related to its manufacturing operations. These new workers are in addition to Helena’s existing Cordele workforce of approximately 95 permanent full-time workers and 50-150 temporary seasonal workers.