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Innovative recycled polypropylene manufacturer PureCycle will create more than 80 jobs in Augusta, GA with its first U.S. cluster facility.


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Innovative recycled polypropylene manufacturer PureCycle will create more than 80 jobs in Augusta, GA with its first U.S. cluster facility.

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PureCycle To Invest $440M In Georgia Recycling Facility

Innovative recycled polypropylene manufacturer PureCycle will create more than 80 jobs in Augusta, GA with its first U.S. cluster facility.

ASOS To Invest More Than $100M In Georgia Expansion

The online fashion and beauty retailer will expand its Fulton County, GA e-commerce fulfillment operations.

Freshly Will More Than Double Georgia Workforce

The fresh-prepared meal delivery service will invest $52 million in a new distribution facility in Ellenwood, GA, creating 665 jobs.

FanDuel Group To Create 900+ Jobs At New Atlanta Technology Campus

Sports-tech entertainment company FanDuel Group will invest more than $15 million to open a 68,0000-square-foot technology campus in Atlanta.

Pete’s Opening First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility In Georgia

California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA.

Danimer Scientific Investing $700M In Georgia Expansion

The biodegradable materials manufacturer will create 400 jobs with an expansion of its Bainbridge, GA operations.

Freshly Inc. To Create 250 Jobs In Georgia

The fresh-prepared meal delivery service company will invest $3.2 million to open its first Southeastern U.S. facility in Austell, GA.

Spring Mountain Center Investing $45M In Georgia HQ

The manufacturer of plumbing fixtures and home furniture will create 205 jobs at its new manufacturing and distribution headquarters in Barrow County, GA.

Hyundai TRANSYS Investing Over $240M In Georgia Expansion

Automotive parts producer Hyundai TRANSYS will create 678 jobs at a new 620,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the West Point, GA area.

Georgia Ports Authority Reaches Milestone On Mason Mega Rail Terminal

Rail cars are now traveling newly installed track linking Garden City Terminal’s Chatham and Mason rail yards, which boosts on-terminal storage capacity by 35 percent.

Ken’s Foods Investing $103M In Georgia Expansion

Dressing and condiment maker Ken's Foods will create 70 new jobs as it expands its manufacturing and distribution operations in McDonough, GA.

Home Meridian International Investing $23.5M In Georgia Expansion

The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs. 

La Regina Atlantica To Open First U.S. Food Processing Facility In Georgia

The homemade pasta sauce maker will invest $20 million in a new food processing facility, bringing 250 jobs to Alma, GA.

Papa John’s Picks Metro Atlanta For New Global Headquarters

Papa John’s will relocate its global headquarters from Louisville, KY to metro Atlanta, delivering 200 jobs to the area in 2021.

Deluxe To Create More Than 700 Jobs In Georgia

Business technology company Deluxe will invest over $10 million to establish a new FinTech and Customer Innovation Center in Sandy Springs, GA. 

Port Of Savannah Moved Most Export Containers In Start Of 2020

Among Savannah’s top export commodities, raw cotton, wood pulp, and kaolin clay were the biggest gainers for the first five months of the year.

Zinus USA Investing $108M In First U.S. Advanced Manufacturing Facility

The e-commerce mattress and furniture company will create 804 jobs at a new advanced manufacturing facility in McDonough, GA.

Orion Boatworks Will Create 120 Jobs In Georgia

The boat manufacturer will invest more than $3.5 million to establish a new manufacturing facility in Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA.

Frito-Lay Investing $200M In Georgia Expansion

New York-based snack maker Frito-Lay will expand its operations in the City of Perry, GA, creating 120 new jobs in Houston County.

Huali Floors Creating 315 Jobs In Georgia

The resilient flooring manufacturer will invest more than $27 million to establish its first U.S. headquarters in Murray County, GA.

Bates Precast Concrete To Invest $5M In Georgia Expansion

The concrete company will build new office, production and storage space at its facility at Lake Park Industrial Park in Valdosta-Lowndes County, GA.

Microsoft Adding 1,500 New Jobs In Atlanta

The company will invest $75 million in a new facility focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud services in the West Midtown section of Atlanta, GA.

Batter Up Foods Invests $34M In Georgia Waffle Plant

The company will expand its sister company, SatisPie, at a food production plant in Fulton County, GA, creating 162 jobs.

Amazon Creating 800 New Jobs In Georgia 

Amazon will further expand its presence with a new fulfillment center in Appling, GA, adding to its current workforce of over 3,500 full-time employees.

Silver Award: 2019 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Commerce, GA will be the home of SK Innovation’s lithium battery plant, which will build advanced batteries for hybrid and fully electric vehicles for VW and other OEMs.

Amazon’s New Georgia Fulfillment Center To Create 500 Jobs

The new fulfillment center will be located in a more than 1-million-square-foot facility at The Cubes at Bridgeport in Newnan, GA.

MKDA Investing $20M In Georgia

Japan-based Mitsui Kinzoku Die-Casting Technology America, Inc. will build a new automotive parts manufacturing facility, creating more than 30 jobs in Spalding County, GA.

Alfrex Investing $6.2M To Locate HQ In Georgia

The manufacturer will locate its North American headquarters in Hall County, GA, creating 30 new jobs.

Parsons Corporation Expanding At Georgia Cyber Center

The cyber security technology provider will expand its operations at the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, GA by adding more than 80 new jobs.

US Elogistics Service Investing $4M In Georgia

The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region. 

Rivacold Creating 140 Jobs In Georgia

The Italian refrigeration systems manufacturer will create 140 jobs and invest $5 million at its first U.S. facility in Gwinnett County, GA.

Arglass Yamamura Chooses Georgia For First U.S. Glass Plant

The glass container manufacturing company will invest $123 million and create more than 150 new jobs at its new Valdosta, GA plant.

Swiss Manufacturer Investing $13.6M In First U.S. Facility

Preci-Dip will create 100 jobs at its new electronic connector pin manufacturing facility in Bryan County, GA.

Kroger, Ocado Choose Georgia For High-Tech Customer Fulfillment Center

The $55 million investment in Forest Park, GA is expected to create more than 400 new jobs.

Amazon Bringing 1,000 New Jobs To Georgia

The online retail giant's new 700,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Gwinnett County, GA will be the first of its kind in the state.

GE Appliances Investing $130M In Georgia

GE will expand its operations at three locations throughout the state, creating a total of 300 new jobs.

StudentBridge Establishing New HQ In Georgia

The company will continue its $7.5 million investment and create 50 new jobs over the next two years from its new headquarters in Chamblee, GA.

Invesco Investing $70M In Georgia HQ Expansion

The investment management company will expand its global headquarters in Atlanta, adding 500 jobs and bringing total employment to nearly 1,200.

Plastic Express Creating 166 Jobs In Georgia

The company will invest more than $172 million to create two new manufacturing facilities at the Port Logistics Center in Pooler, GA. 

Geveko Markings Creating 75 Jobs In Georgia

The Swedish company is building a new 80,000-square-foot manufacturing center and headquarters on a 20-acre site in Gainesville, GA.

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