02/12/2015

Rock Stars Spotlight: FactoryMation

When people think “Small Business,” their minds conjure up images of homey, ma and pa stores in sleepy towns that grew out of a family recipe for apple pies or crispy pickles. FactoryMation is Small Business Rock Star of a different mold.

Russ Sanders, President of FactoryMation, built his automated industrial controls company on the foundations of excellent customer service and same day shipments. What started with a 7500 sq. ft. operation has expanded to 62,000 sq. ft. with continuous growth of 15-20 percent annually since 2005.

With 95 percent of their sales originating out of state, FactoryMation is a prime example of thriving Georgia business. In the past three years, FactoryMation has brought 40 new jobs to the Cherokee Country.

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GDEcD’s Entrepreneur and Small Business division, headed by Mary Ellen McClanahan, works hard to support small businesses and provide them with the necessary resources and services to succeed. How can GDEcD help your small business?

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