Economic Development

HQ Move: Displayit Inc. is moving its headquarters in Buford. The product and service provider for tradeshow exhibitors will open a 75,000-square-foot facility in Gwinnett County and add about 50 more employees over the next few years.

Food Processing: Protein products manufacturer Colorado Premium is investing $15 million into a new 130,000-square-foot food processing facility in Carroll County that will bring 190 jobs to the area by the end of 2018.

Cybersecurity: Sysnet Global Solutions, an Ireland-based cybersecurity and compliance solutions provider for the payments industry, is opening a $2-million contact center in DeKalb County. The facility will create 500 new jobs.

Columbus Firearms: Heckler & Koch, a German handguns and assault weapons manufacturer, is expanding its operations in Columbus with a $28.5-million, 50,000-square-foot facility, adding 84 new jobs over the next two years.

Second Location: Zschimmer & Schwarz Inc., a German chemical company with a facility in Milledgeville, is building a new location in Gordon. The $50-million investment will create 75 new jobs.

Cooking in Banks: Diana Food, a company that supplies natural ingredients to the food and beverage industry, will create more than 80 new jobs and invest $50 million in a processing, manufacturing and research and development facility in Banks County.

Southwest Logistics: UPS is investing $400 million and creating 1,250 jobs at a new logistics center in southwest Atlanta.

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