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Greenway Technologies Opens HQ in Carrollton

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...

June 7, 2013

Georgia Jobs: Where Are They Growing?

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...

May 17, 2013

70 Jobs for Baxley, GA

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...

May 15, 2013

Telecom Software Company Moving into Atlanta

Pensacola, FL-based Overgroup Consulting has announced the opening of a new Atlanta operations center. According to a press release from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, Georgia’s...

May 9, 2013

$50 billion – Georgia Tourism Breaks Record

It was an historic year for tourism in Georgia. According to the Georgia Department of Economic Development, tourism contributed over $50 billion to the state economy. It is the first time in state...

May 9, 2013

Manufacturing Plant & 200 Jobs for Murray County

Governor Nathan Deal has announced that Dubai-based Mattex Corporation will build a manufacturing plant and employ up to 200 people at a location in Murray County. Mattex specializes in creating...

May 8, 2013

Update - $500 Million Investment & 2,400 Jobs

Calhoun, GA-based Engineered Floors will invest $500 million in the creation of two new manufacturing facilities. The investment is expected to create 2,400 total jobs. According to a release from...

May 2, 2013

300 Jobs for Columbus

Hostess Brands will re-open its large bakery in Columbus, GA creating 300 jobs in the process. According to a company press release, the Company will initially add 200 jobs to the local economy and...

April 24, 2013

More Tires – More Jobs; Coming to Georgia?

Hankook Tire Company is considering Georgia as a location for a manufacturing plant in the U.S. It would be the company’s first U.S. plant. According to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle,...

April 15, 2013

Nordson of Swainsboro Named Georgia Manufacturer of the Year

The Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development recently announced Nordson Corporation as the “mid-size” Georgia Manufacturer of the Year. This category...

April 9, 2013