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A New Cold Storage Facility to Open in Southeast Georgia

70 Jobs for Baxley, GA

- Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 7:01pm

Southern Pack N Go will locate a new commercial cold storage, custom packing and distribution facility in Appling County some 85 miles south of Savannah, GA. The company also announced it will invest up to $1 million...

Georgia's Stone Mountain Park is One of the State's Most Visited Tourist Sites

Georgia Jobs: Where Are They Growing?

- Friday, May 17, 2013 - 4:31am

The good news Thursday, showing state unemployment falling to a 4-year low, also gives insight as to where Georgia’s economy is growing. According to state labor department numbers, 31,200 new jobs were created...

Greenway Technolgies Has Opened Its New HQ in Carrollton

Greenway Technologies Opens HQ in Carrollton

- Friday, June 7, 2013 - 5:52am

Carrollton-based Greenway Medical Technologies has opened its new expanded corporate headquarters. Greenway has been rapidly expanding adding 300 jobs since late 2011. Governor Nathan Deal was on hand for the grand...

Focus Brands - Moe's Southwest Grill - Recently Opened Two Locations in Russia

Atlanta-Based Fast Food Looking to Expand in Taiwan

- Friday, June 14, 2013 - 9:28am

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 Annies Pretzels, Moe...

Prime Technological Services Makes Printed Circuit Boards

Georgia Manufacturer of the Year

- Monday, June 24, 2013 - 3:56am

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 1989. Since then,...

The World's Largest Manufacturer of Vehicle Roofing Systems will Build a Manufacturing Plant in Cherokee County

300 Jobs for Cherokee County

- Monday, June 24, 2013 - 8:21am

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, Ford, GM, BMW,...

Logistics in one of six industries positively impacted by GCOI

GCOI: Georgia's Job Machine

- Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 7:19am

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 to businesses so...

Field Service Engineering Heading to Hart County and Creating 80 Jobs

80 Jobs Coming to Hart County

- Friday, July 26, 2013 - 6:47am

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 yesterday. Field Service...

Berkley Southeast Insurance Group Creating 55 NEW Jobs in Gwinnett

New Insurance HQ & 55 Jobs Headed to Gwinnett

- Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:32am

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 creating 55 new jobs,...

Atlanta Light Bulbs is 1 of 6 Georgia Small Business "Rock Stars"

Georgia’s Small Business “RockStars”

- Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 1:20pm

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 throughout Georgia. “...

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