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Manufacturing

Manufacturing companies in Georgia can lower their costs, take leaps in innovation and secure business advantages. The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s extensive market knowledge, resources and supplier connections help manufacturing companies streamline their processes, maximize productivity and accelerate revenue growth.


In 2013, Georgia employed more than 481,936 manufacturing workers.

Kia Motors’ first U.S. manufacturing facility is located in Georgia.

Manufacturing accounted for 92 percent of Georgia’s exports in 2011.

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Many new residents arrive with advanced degrees and technical qualifications that ensure manufacturing companies have a growing pool of skilled labor.

Manufacturers can maintain a competitive workforce advantage with Quick Start, which provides no-cost customized training whenever and wherever – in classrooms, mobile labs, or manufacturing facilities.

BENEFITS

Manufacturing companies in Georgia will:

  • Leverage a competitive cost of labor and a reliable workforce with low turnover rates in a right-to-work state.
  • The third-lowest manufacturing unionization rate in the U.S.
  • Increase transportation efficiencies with a super cargo transportation network.
  • Boost productivity and efficiency with customized manufacturing assistance in areas such as value stream mapping and equipment maintenance and safety.
  • Maximize business growth in the U.S. and abroad with the resources of Georgia’s Department of Economic Development.
  • Drive innovations into the marketplace faster with the Center of Innovation for Manufacturing.
  • Maintain a competitive advantage with a skilled workforce and access to Lean Six Sigma certification for their employees.

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Bill Dobbs

Director

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