04 Mar 2022
Press Release: Harris Expands Cordele Facility
Cordele, GA – In response to the continued growth in customer demand for their machinery, Harris, a division of Avis Industrial, has announced the dramatic expansion of the company’s advanced machine shop at its Cordele, GA manufacturing complex.
08 Jul 2019
The Talent Pool: Humans and Robots Keep One Another Afloat
The backbone of the US economy is the manufacturing industry, which has significantly evolved in its use of technology to handle jobs originally managed by people. For example, Artificial Intelligence (AI) initially handled the heavy duty lifting in manufacturing that humans could not do, and now it can also handle physiological as well as repetitive intellectual duties. AI is useful in performing the daily redundant tasks like filling in details, assembling, customizing, monitoring the production levels and doing quality controls. So where does that leave the human workforce and its role in manufacturing?
08 Oct 2018
Love’s Truck Stop to bring new location to West Point, GA
Love’s Truck Stop has purchased a 20-acre site off Exit 2 on Interstate 85 in West
Point, Georgia. According to a preliminary site plan Love’s plans on building a 12,000 square foot
facility on the 20-acre site. The $20 million investment, includes a truck stop,
restaurant, a Speedco, gourmet coffee, snacks, and more for motorists and
21 Sep 2018
Georgia Named Top State in the Nation for Business
For the fifth consecutive year, Georgia has been named the top state in the nation for business according to the publication Area Development. Governor Nathan Deal joined representatives from Area Development this September at the State of the Ports Address in Savannah to make the announcement. During a statement to the press, the governor said this “coveted distinction reflects the strength and resilience of our pro-business environment.” He credited a low tax structure, global gateways, and pro technology environment to success. In addition, the governor reaffirmed the state’s commitment to workforce and transportation infrastructure.