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DRT Expands into the U.S.

DRT Expands into the U.S.

Based in Southwestern France, DRT specializes in pine chemistry and uses natural and renewable raw materials, primarily turpentine from pine trees, to produce a wide variety of products including ingredients for perfumes, resins used in adhesives and chewing gum, and many others. The new facility will be the company’s first U.S. production facility. DRT’s U.S. subsidiary, DRT America LLC, will operate the plant.
Thursday, July 7, 2016/Number of views (5947)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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PortFresh delivering new chilled cargo logistics capacity

PortFresh delivering new chilled cargo logistics capacity

Inspections, repacking, cold storage, other services offered

A new Georgia-based company called PortFresh Logistics has announced plans to build a 100,000 square-foot cold treatment facility dedicated to perishable cargoes imported through the Port of Savannah. The facility, slated to open in late summer 2016, will strengthen Savannah in its role as a new entry point for South American produce.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016/Number of views (7538)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.8

LINDE + WIEMANN to create 200 new jobs, will invest more than $35M in Hart County

German-based LINDE + WIEMANN GmbH KG, a leading manufacturer of complex structural steel systems to automotive OEM’s worldwide, will establish a U.S.-based assembly operation with associated national sales and distribution activities in Hart county, Ga. The company’s first facility will initially employ approximately 200 people and represent a capital investment of more than $35 million.

“LINDE + WIEMANN’s decision to locate their U.S.-based operation in Hart County sends a strong message about Georgia’s business-friendly climate,” said Gov. Deal. “This announcement indicates Northeast Georgia as a hub for the manufacturing of products that are vital to major automotive industry leaders worldwide.”

Monday, May 9, 2016/Number of views (5377)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Developers adding 3.6M square feet of warehouse space

Developers adding 3.6M square feet of warehouse space

Includes owner-operated, spec buildings and build-to-suit projects

Investors are adding industrial space to meet booming demand in Savannah, with more than 1.7 million square feet of warehousing recently completed, more than 1.9 million square feet under construction, and a 2,700-acre development just announced. The investments mean additional jobs, and room for port customers to grow in the Southeastern U.S.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016/Number of views (7717)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
Valmiera Glass to create 425 jobs in Laurens County

Valmiera Glass to create 425 jobs in Laurens County

Latvian-based company to invest $90 million in Dublin headquarters expansion

Valmiera Glass Group, a Latvian-based fiberglass manufacturer, will expand their U.S.-based headquarters operation in Dublin. This project will create 425 jobs and generate an overall investment of $90 million through 2022. 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016/Number of views (6886)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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