Georgia Ports Authority
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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.
The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs.
The homemade pasta sauce maker will invest $20 million in a new food processing facility, bringing 250 jobs to Alma, GA.
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.
The multinational transportation company will invest $5.5 million in an expansion of the Hapag-Lloyd Quality Service Center in Gwinnett County, GA.
Georgia ports achieved growth of 8.3 percent in total tonnage across all terminals during FY 2017.