07 Jan 2019
Forquímica to create 80 jobs in Colquitt County, Georgia
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Forquímica, a developer of sustainable agricultural products, will create 80 jobs and invest $1 million in Moultrie. New jobs will include positions in general services, management, marketing and sales.
04 Dec 2018
Check-Mate Industries to create 230 jobs in Thomasville, GA
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Check-Mate Industries, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of metal stampings, assemblies, tools and dies, will create 230 jobs and invest more than $16 million in a new manufacturing location in Thomasville. New jobs will include positions throughout all levels of the organization including management teams and administrative personnel, as well as skilled positions such as computer numeric controlled machinists and tool and die makers.
27 Nov 2018
Korean Battery Manufacturer to create more than 2,000 jobs in Jackson County
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that SK innovation, a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for hybrid electric vehicles, is estimated to create more than 2,000 jobs and invest $1.67 billion in a new manufacturing plant in Jackson County in the long term.
18 Jul 2018
Five Below coming to Monroe County, Georgia
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Five Below, a leading high-growth value retailer, will create 130 jobs and invest $70 million to build a new distribution center in Monroe County. The initial investment includes $42 million in land and building and approximately $28 million in machinery and equipment. Additional investment will occur over the next five years.
21 Nov 2017
Minimizing Risks for Industrial Prospects
fyi – GA’s Energy Cities at Work
3rd Quarter, 2017
The economic development playing field is more competitive than ever. New corporate locations and expansions create jobs and expand and diversify the tax base. City councils, development authorities and utility leaders are finding ways to problem solve and eliminate risk for the prospect whom they hope will become a long-term partner. “The antidote to risk is alignment and readiness,” explains Janet Ady of Ady Advantage.