Wed., May 1, 2013 7:25pm
A spokesman for Gov. Nathan Deal says a carpet manufacturing company will open two plants in northwest Georgia and create about 2,400 jobs.
Wed., January 23, 2013 8:55pm
U.S. factory production rose in December for the second straight month according to the Federal Reserve. And Georgia’s manufacturing is also seeing a rise.
Wed., October 31, 2012 6:00am
Bartow, Crisp and Troup counties have recently opted to enact a local tax on energy used by manufacturers. The 2 percent tax takes effect as a similar state tax begins to phase out.
Wed., September 5, 2012 3:34pm
Georgia manufacturing activity slowed for the fourth consecutive month in August. The Kennesaw State University Econometric Center's monthly purchasing manager's index has fallen more than 13 points since April. In August, it was barely above 50 – the line between a growing industry and one that’s retracting.
Tue., June 5, 2012 2:58pm
Representatives from the wind power industry are gathering in Atlanta this week. They say Georgia and the rest of the southeast show great promise to grow wind manufacturing jobs. But they are worried about losing a federal subsidy.
Tue., May 29, 2012 3:35pm
An economic development magazine ranks Georgia’s Liberty County among the 10 best southern places for manufacturers to set up new operations.
Wed., May 9, 2012 7:08pm
Georgia’s hard-hit manufacturing industry is starting to come back. The state has gained 12,800 manufacturing jobs since the industry reached bottom in 2010.
Tue., April 3, 2012 1:53pm
Kennesaw State University’s monthly index on Georgia manufacturing activity fell slightly in March after two blockbuster months of growth. Intuit Payroll’s latest index shows another month of slight increases in the state’s small business employment. And unemployment keeps inching down. Economists say it all indicates a recovery. Just a slow one.
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.
Wed., February 1, 2012 8:38am
Toyota Industries Corp. will open a $350 million compressor production plant in Jackson County. Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday that the plant in Pendergrass will bring 320 jobs.