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A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.


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A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.

Valdosta-Lowndes County

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Valdosta-Lowndes County articles below.


Manufacturing: The Jobs Multiplier

A lack of ready or willing manufacturing job candidates could cost the U.S. economy up to $1 trillion unless the industry takes proactive steps.

Agribusiness: Both Sides Of The Coin

Even when it would seem so, not everything is simply win-win—especially when adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 and keeping vital supply lines open for essentials.

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.

Agribusiness: Harvesting Growth In Stormy Weather

Despite a trade war with China that’s clobbering U.S. farmers, locations that have established strong agribusiness and food processing sectors continue to thrive as production moves closer to markets.

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.

Martin’s Expanding Georgia Bakery

The company's multimillion-dollar investment will add an additional 119,379 square feet of production space and an estimated 36 new jobs at the expanded Valdosta operations.

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Connecticut Governor’s Report: Leading From The Front

Connecticut succeeded in mitigating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by aggressively testing people in the early stage of the outbreak, avoiding the massive casualty levels in neighboring states.

Wilson County, Tennessee: Rising To The Challenge With Resilience

They call it "Wilson Strong:" devastated by a pandemic and a tornado, this Tennessee community met the challenge and kept its dreams intact.

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