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2013: A Record Year for Job Growth in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Economic Development has announced an overall 10 percent increase in job creation during Georgia’s most recent fiscal year. According to a release from the Department,...

December 20, 2013

65 Jobs for Pickens County

International camera company, Orlaco, has announced its first U.S.-based facility will be built in Pickens County. The manufacturing and warehouse facility is expected to create 65 new jobs....

December 17, 2013

300 Jobs for Gwinnett

VetConnexx is opening its third location in Gwinnett County and creating 300 jobs, announced the The company, led by CEO Larry Ellis, helps veteran with disabilities and...

November 26, 2013

Georgia’s Small Business “RockStars”

The Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Georgia Economic Developers Association has announced six winners of a competition to recognize outstanding and innovative small businesses...

August 20, 2013

New Insurance HQ & 55 Jobs Headed to Gwinnett

Gwinnett County is soon to be the home of Berkley Southeast Insurance Group, a Berkley Company. Their headquarters will be located off of Sugarloaf Parkway on N. Brown Road. They anticipate...

August 7, 2013

80 Jobs Coming to Hart County

Field Service Engineering (FSE) based out of Hartwell, Michigan, is moving its corporate headquarters to Hart County, the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and FSE announced...

July 26, 2013

GCOI: Georgia's Job Machine

Business owners have an invaluable tool in Georgia: The Georgia Centers of Innovation (GCOI). The centers run by the Georgia Department of Economic Development help provide connections and expertise...

July 2, 2013

300 Jobs for Cherokee County

Dutch vehicle roof manufacturer, Inalfa Roof Systems, has announced it will build a $17 million plant in Cherokee County. The manufacturing plant which supplies major automobile companies like Kia,...

June 24, 2013

Georgia Manufacturer of the Year

Suwanee-based Prime Technological Services has been honored as Georgia Manufacturer of the Year. A manufacturer of highly complex printed circuit boards, Prime began operations in Gwinnett County in...

June 24, 2013

Atlanta-Based Fast Food Looking to Expand in Taiwan

A recent trade mission sponsored by the Georgia Department of Economic Development featured Atlanta-based Focus Brands and Wing Zone. Focus Brands incudes well-known restaurant entities such as Aunt...

June 14, 2013