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July Project Announcements 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016  
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Hubbell Incorporated to Create 100 New Jobs in Jackson County

July 1, 2016 – The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced that Hubbell Incorporated, an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications, will create 100 new jobs in Jackson County.

Congratulations to Mike Grundmann, Director of Automotive, Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing, Global Commerce Division, Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD); in partnership with Jim Shaw, President & CEO and Director of Economic Development, Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Keysight to invest $13.9 million in Atlanta – Company to locate in Coda (formerly the High Performance Computing Center in Tech Square

July 12, 2016 - A California company has won a $100,000 InvestAtlanta Economic Opportunity Fund grant to bring 241 software engineering jobs to Technology Square in Midtown.  InvestAtlanta worked with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Metro Atlanta Chamber to land the company.

Kudos to the team involved in assisting Keysight, including Ashley Morris, Project Manager, Global Commerce division, GDEcD; Randi Mason, Manager, Economic Development, Invest Atlanta; Gregg Simon, Vice President, Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber; and Brenda Robbins, Senior Project Manager,  Georgia Power.

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Top Gun Powder Coating & Architectural Coating To Create 70 New Jobs In Northwest Georgia - Company expansions in Adairsville and Jasper represent $4M investment

July 19, 2016 – The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced that Top Gun Powder Coating & Architectural Coating, a leading provider of world class architectural finishes, will expand to create a total of 70 new jobs in Adairsville and Jasper.

Thanks to the concentrated and team-efforts on this project of Regional Project Manager Stephanie Scearce, Global Commerce division, GDEcD; in partnership with the City of Adairsville; Melinda Lemmon, Executive Director, and Chris Thomas, Project Manager, Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development; Elyse Davis, Northwest Georgia Manager Community and Economic. Development, Georgia Power; Lisa Adkisson, Regional Coordinator, Region1, Northwest Georgia,  Georgia Department of Labor; and Gerry Nechvatal, Community Economic Development Director, Pickens Country Chamber of Commerce.

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