24 Jun 2020
Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Creative Flooring Solutions (CFL), a manufacturer of laminate, wood, and luxury vinyl tile will create 300 jobs and invest more than $70 million in a new manufacturing facility in Calhoun.
“We are thrilled that CFL has chosen Gordon County to expand their business operations to more effectively reach their customer base,” said Governor Kemp. “The impact of this announcement will be felt across the region as the company seeks to employ 300 hardworking Georgians.”
05 May 2020
Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that biotechnology company RWDC Industries will invest $260 million in expanding its operations into Athens-Clarke County. This innovative development will create 200 jobs.
“RWDC Industries is a perfect example of Georgians’ creative approach to solving problems and finding great success, thanks in part to state resources like our public university system,” said Governor Kemp. “It’s great to see a Georgia company continue to find ways to make a difference and create innovative opportunities for hardworking Georgians.”
24 Feb 2020
Governor Brian P. Kemp announced a $22 million expansion by flooring manufacturer Mannington Mills, Inc. in Gordon County due to increased customer demand for domestically produced luxury vinyl flooring. Mannington Mills purchased a 10.5-acre site in Calhoun that will expand upon the company’s manufacturing presence in the state and create 268 jobs.
“This expansion is more great news for Northwest Georgia and a testament to existing industries in our state receiving a major return on their investments,” said Governor Kemp. “I appreciate Mannington’s continued dedication to the hardworking Georgians in our skilled workforce in the area and congratulate the community on this exciting announcement.”
24 Jan 2020
Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Novalis Innovative Flooring will build its first U.S. production facility in Whitfield County. Novalis is investing $30 million dollars in the project and expects to create at least 120 new jobs.
“This investment by Novalis is yet another testament to our state’s workforce from a company that already knows it can count on Georgians to provide quality for its customers,” said Governor Kemp. “I’m very excited to see Novalis double down on its commitment to Dalton and Whitfield Counties.” (more…)
22 Jan 2020
Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced Korean manufacturer Enchem Ltd. will build two new manufacturing plants in Jackson County, Georgia, creating more than 300 jobs and investing $61.35 million in the project.
“I am excited to welcome Enchem to Georgia,” said Governor Kemp. “Building on the success of SK Innovation in Jackson County, this is exactly the type of quality project that we hoped to attract when visiting Korea on our first international trip last June. As the market for electric vehicles and batteries continues its rapid growth, it’s great to see the industry building a hub here in Georgia. Our strong international partnerships – like the one we have established between South Korea and Georgia – will continue to benefit hardworking Georgians and create opportunities throughout the state in the years ahead.”