Corvaglia Group, a Switzerland-based supplier to the beverage industry, will invest $25 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Newnan, GA. The company’s first U.S. production facility will create a variety of advanced manufacturing jobs in Coweta County and will complement corvaglia’s existing operations in Eschlikon, Switzerland and Ixtlahuaca, Mexico. corvaglia employs approximately 275 individuals worldwide.
“This is a major strategic step in corvaglia’s history that positions us well to serve the U.S. market,” said Corvaglia Closures USA President and General Manager James B. Fisher. “The Newnan, Georgia location positions us well for operational success, and the sense of community aligns with our core values.”
The facility will be operational by the end of 2018. Additionally, corvaglia will bring high-speed digital printing to the new U.S. facility.
“Our economic development successes are based on strong partnerships, and corvaglia’s decision to build a facility in Newnan is a result of these efforts,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Commissioner Pat Wilson. “Our economic development partners played a huge role in landing this project, and I am grateful for their commitment to the state. Coweta County is perfectly suited to meet the needs of this company, and I look forward to their future success.”
“We are honored to have been chosen by Corvaglia Group for the location of their new manufacturing facility,” said Trae Westmoreland, President of the Coweta County Development Authority. “Having just joined the team at the Coweta County Development Authority, I am grateful for the time and energy that Amanda Fields, Director, Existing Industries & Workforce Development, put into the recruitment of Corvaglia Group to Coweta County.”
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