Industries in Georgia
Industries in Georgia’s pro-business environment operate in a strategic U.S. hub for domestic and global commerce. They are able to lower their operating costs, gain easy access to global markets, mitigate business risk, and leverage a smart, stable and well-trained workforce of 4.7 million workers.
The 16 Fortune 500 companies headquartered here, as well as the 31 Fortune 1000 businesses and the thousands of international companies in Georgia industries, succeed in large part due to Georgia’s cost-free Quick Start program. Low corporate tax rates and an unbeatable logistics and transportation infrastructure also give Georgia businesses a competitive edge. Georgia’s commercial transportation network includes 4,700 miles of railway, 118,777 miles of top-ranked public highways, the world’s busiest and most efficient airport and air cargo leader, and two deep-water sea ports in Savannah and Brunswick that ship to 153 countries.
In addition, companies in all industries are able to develop new business with the help of experts in Georgia’s Department of Economic Development. They provide businesses with research and data. They also open doors within the U.S. and around the world via 10 international offices that service programs to help penetrate global markets.
KEY INDUSTRIES IN GEORGIA
Explore Georgia’s key industries to learn how businesses succeed here:
Contact Centers and Data Centers
Integrated transmission hub for nation’s two largest fiber-optic trunks ▶
Energy and Environment
Abundant renewable natural resources & the leading source of sustainable biomass ▶
Film, Music and Digital Entertainment
X-Men: First Class, Footloose, Fast Five, Keneva, CCP Games, and more ▶
First in the U.S. for entrepreneurship, state-of-the-art data infrastructure, and more ▶
Reach 80 percent of the U.S. population within two trucking days ▶
NCR, Home Depot, UPS, Coca-Cola, Delta, Aflac, Genuine Parts, First Data ▶
Information Technology (IT)
McKesson Technology Solutions, Eclipsys, MedAssets, HealthPort Technologies ▶
Increase profits, diversify markets, and gain competitive edge through exporting ▶
Breakthrough R&D, life sciences business incubators, and an innovation crescent ▶
Logistics and Transportation
Georgia’s super hub for domestic and global commerce ▶