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Economic Development Around the State

Repeat Business: Georgia has been named the No. 1 state for business for the fifth year in a row by Area Development, a corporate site selection and facility planning publication.


Columbus Call Center: Global Callcenter Solutions (GCS) is investing $4.9 million into a new customer service and operations facility in Muscogee County.


Rincon Chicken: Perdue Foods invested $5 million in a new southeastern distribution center in Effingham County, creating more than 150 jobs.


Atlanta AI: Singapore-based GreyOrange is locating its U.S. headquarters in Atlanta. The company, which sells AI-enabled warehouse robots that pick parts, will bring 50 jobs to the region.


Automotive Expansion: Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing Inc. (NAMI), which manufactures and supplies environmentally friendly brake pads, is investing $72 million to expand its Covington facility, creating 100 new jobs.


Poultry Processor: Claxton Poultry Farms is building a $12-million chicken deboning and packaging facility in Screven County. The 35,000-square-foot facility will employ 75. The company provides chicken to companies like Chick-fil-A, Walmart, Zaxby’s and Bojangles.


Sandy Springs HQ: Restaurant company Inspire Brands is locating its headquarters in Sandy Springs. The $32-million investment will create more than 1,100 jobs over the next six years.


Camden Rockets: ABL Space Systems, which builds rockets to launch small satellites into space, is opening a facility in St. Marys.

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