Bartow County Fulfills Location & Logistical Needs for voestalpine

“With this expansion step in the US, we meet once more the increasing demand of our customers for local presence. With Cartersville, we found an ideal geographical location to do so, as it allows us to attract and train the appropriate talent from all different sides of the state. This is important for us because our goal is to serve our main customers in the premium segment with the quality they expect worldwide.”

– Peter Bernscher, Member of the Management Board of Metal Forming Division, voestalpine

WHAT GEORGIA OFFERS voestalpine

  • Customized training assistance at no cost through Quick Start, the nation’s top ranked workforce training program
  • Equidistant geographical location to the company’s prime European customers with operations in North America
  • Immediate development of a shovel-ready and greenfield certified location
  • Low corporate taxes and industry experts with a proven history of supporting the automotive industry

SUPPORT

  • Localized incentive package and support, from the state and Bartow County
  • Fast track permitting and temporary Certificate of Occupancy, allowing access to the site a full three months prior to official closing of the real estate
  • 100% Free Port inventory tax exemption from Bartow County
  • Discounted price of land, tax abatements and other incentives valued at over $3.8M
  • Partnership with Bartow County College & Career Academy to develop technical skills training curriculum based on Austrian/German apprentice models
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