ELK Group International To Create 100 Jobs In Rabun Gap, Georgia

The company’s new 510,000-square-foot Rabun Gap distribution center is its second in Georgia.


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The company’s new 510,000-square-foot Rabun Gap distribution center is its second in Georgia.
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ELK Group International To Create 100 Jobs In Georgia

The company’s new 510,000-square-foot Rabun Gap distribution center is its second in Georgia.

ELK Group International To Create 100 Jobs In Rabun Gap, Georgia

ELK Group International (ELK) will create approximately 100 jobs in a new Rabun Gap, GA distribution point. This will be ELK’s eighth U.S. location, and second in Georgia, giving the designer and importer of indoor and outdoor, residential and commercial lighting fixtures and home decor more than 2.2 million square feet of combined warehouse space.

Rabun Gap, GA
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“Matching our needs with that of the local community was vital. The Development Authority of Rabun County, Board of Commissioners, and the State of Georgia were very supportive as we strived toward that goal,” said Todd Webb, COO of ELK Group International. “ This location will support our continued expansion and aligns with our commitment to optimize distribution for our customer base while supporting the surrounding communities.”

Headquartered in Nesquehoning, PA, ELK Group International will operate a new 510,000-square-foot warehouse in Rabun Gap. This location will create new employment opportunities including positions in office and warehouse operations.

“Georgia is proud to welcome this second ELK Group facility to our state. I have had the honor of meeting the company’s leadership team and tour their new location in Sylvania,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Commissioner Pat Wilson. “ELK Group is a great fit for Rabun Gap and will bring jobs and opportunity to Northeast Georgia residents.”

GDEcD Project Manager, Tammy Caudell, represented the Global Commerce division in partnership with the Development Authority of Rabun County.

“We are thrilled that Elk Group International has chosen Rabun County as the site of its newest distribution center,” said Greg James, Chairman of the Rabun County Board of Commissioners. “The Rabun Business Park appears to be an ideal fit for their needs, and we look forward to helping them get up and running in the coming months.”

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