Amazon’s Jefferson Fulfillment Center held a STEAM Engineering Challenge for students at Jefferson Middle School that required them to collaborate and to think critically and creatively. Amazon also donated $10,000 worth of STEAM equipment to help educate and inspire Jackson County, Georgia’s next generation of innovators!
GE Appliance opened their new distribution center in Jackson County, GA, creating 100 new jobs and $55 million investment. With local support, this project only took around 12 months to complete!
Baker & Taylor announced they will be adding 115 new jobs at their distribution center in the City of Commerce, Georgia to better serve the 6,000 public libraries that are their customers.
Stacy Watson, Director, Economic & Industrial Development at the Georgia Ports Authority gave an update on the Northeast Georgia Inland Port that is being developed in Hall County, just minutes from Jackson County, Georgia.
Korean battery manufacturer to invest in local education in conjunction with construction of manufacturing plant
SK Innovation to invest $1.67 billion in new manufacturing plant
SK Innovation announced Jackson County, Georgia would be the site of a $1.67 billion investment in a lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility. Governor Nathan Deal announced the Project today.
The State of Georgia has a business climate that continues to break records. In 2018, Site Selection Magazine named Georgia as the #1 State for Business for an unprecedented sixth year in a row!
GE Appliances announced they will invests $55 million and create 100 new jobs in Jackson County, GA.
As part of Amazon’s Grand Opening Ceremony, they donated $50,000 worth of equipment for teaching at local elementary schools.
Amazon will create more than 500 full-time jobs in the Braselton area. The 600,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center in Jackson County will be used for packing and shipping large items.