Thu., May 2, 2013 11:00am
Executives of a steel fabricator say they plan to add more than 150 jobs over the next three years at its Dawson County plant to supply parts for a new Caterpillar production facility near Athens. Impulse Manufacturing will produce parts for several small excavators that will be produced at the new Caterpillar plant.
Tue., March 12, 2013 12:15pm
The first group of Caterpillar workers is moving in to office space at the company's new Georgia plant. The 850,000-square-foot facility is now home to 50 workers.
Mon., January 7, 2013 8:03am
A new Caterpillar plant in Athens is being credited for attracting another firm to nearby Watkinsville. Mayor Charles Ivie said Industrial Finishing Specialists of Sanford, N.C., will open a satellite location in the town.
Wed., October 31, 2012 12:30pm
Gov. Nathan Deal says he expects that several Caterpillar suppliers will relocate to Georgia to be near the one-million-square-foot-facility the company is constructing near Athens.
Wed., September 26, 2012 1:56pm
Three Georgia Technical schools will share a multi-million dollar grant to develop new technology programs. The money will go toward expanding school curriculums and job opportunities with big companies coming to Georgia.
Thu., March 15, 2012 2:42pm
The $200 million Caterpillar facility along the border of Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties is creating 1,400 jobs. But University of Georgia economic forecaster Jeff Humphreys predicts more openings will emerge.
Mon., March 12, 2012 7:00am
Construction equipment maker Caterpillar is already accepting job applications for its planned manufacturing plant in northeast Georgia. Caterpillar has posted jobs for management and supervisory positions — jobs requiring a college degree and some work experience.
Tue., February 21, 2012 10:00am
Caterpillar could break ground on its new Georgia plant within the next two weeks. Land planner Jon Williams said he submitted plans for the $200 million facility Friday afternoon, just hours after the firm announced they would build it near Athens.
Fri., February 17, 2012 12:18pm
Caterpillar says it is building a new manufacturing plant in Georgia, which company officials say is expected to employ 1,400 workers in the state. The company, which is based in Peoria, Ill., said in a statement Friday morning that the planned 1-million-square-foot plant is being built near Athens.
Wed., June 29, 2011 12:43pm
200 jobs and $120 million in investment is on the way to Spalding County, south of Atlanta. Governor Nathan Deal's office says engine manufacturer Caterpillar is set to make a major investment in its Griffin Engine Center. The Peoria, Ill.-based company will create at least 200 jobs and invest $120 million in machinery, equipment and upgrades to the existing facility.