Georgia Department of Economic Development
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Business Facilities 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year contest attracted a record number of project submissions from across the country, seven of which were singled out for a tip of the hat by our judges.
The paper manufacturer will create 62 jobs at its new manufacturing facility in Dalton-Whitfield County, GA.
The Latvian-based fiberglass manufacturer will expand its operation in Dublin, GA, creating 425 jobs and generating $90 million in investment through 2022.
VXI Global Solutions, a business processing and information technology outsourcing services provider, will open a call center in College Park, GA in 2016, creating 570 jobs.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes will invest $81.7 million to retrofit and equip its existing defense-related facility in Macon-Bibb County, GA for the manufacturing of 747-8 fuselage panels, creating up to 200 new jobs.
NIFCO KTW, a German automotive supplier of high-quality injection molded components, will locate its U.S. operations in Toccoa.
The auto giant cites the quality of life in Metro Atlanta as a key factor in its decision to invest $74 million in a new facility, creating 800 jobs.
Health IT company will bring 150 jobs to the metro Atlanta area with its new technology development center.
The global Fortune 500 information technology company will locate its new service center in Augusta; will create up to 700 jobs.
With a welcoming, down-home business climate, the peach state is reinventing itself as an automotive powerhouse and a film production mecca poised to give Hollywood a run for its money.
Matching industrial projects to infrastructure-rich sites that are certified as shovel-ready is essential to winning the site-selection battle.
There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.
Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple's new manufacturing plant.
The new Kia Motors assembly plant in West Point, GA is spurring the development of a growing parts network. From the September/October 2013 issue.
Newly expanded facility will be responsible for creating 650 new jobs in Georgia, once it is completed.
Projects grew by 11 percent, with the top three projects creating 4,100 jobs. Expansions accounted for 64 percent of the new project activity in the Peach State. From the January/February 2013 issue
Baxter International's decision to make a $1.3-billion investment in an expansion of its bio/pharmaceutical manufacturing promises to propel the Peach State into the front ranks of national biotech powerhouses. From the January/February 2013 issue.
Calpis America will invest $20 million, create 42 jobs to manufacture livestock fermentation product in Peachtree City, GA.
The Baxter bio-pharmaceutical facility, an integrated campus which will include three main manufacturing components as well as warehousing, utilities and lab support facilities, is expected to directly create 1,800 jobs with an economic impact of $6.2 billion.