Golf car maker Textron will expand manufacturing facility in Augusta, hire 400 (GA)

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. — a maker or golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles and ground support equipment — will open a new manufacturing facility in Augusta to supplement its existing headquarters and industrial operations. This expansion will create up to 400 jobs and represents a capital investment of more than $40 million in the local community. The new facility will be located less than one mile from the company’s existing operations on a 238-acre site.

“The decision of Textron Specialized Vehicles to expand its existing headquarters in Augusta reinforces the advantages of Georgia’s business resources for a leading company looking to expand operations,” said Gov. Nathan Deal. “Our commitment to job creation and economic development is evident in the number of companies who’ve expanded or relocated here. We welcome Textron Specialized Vehicles’ continued growth and feel that Georgia’s economic environment will be of major benefit to the growing company.”

The company markets products under the E-Z-GO, Cushman, Bad Boy, TUG and Douglas brands, and its vehicles are found in a wide range of environments.

Visit the company’s Careers page here.

Source: Gov. Deal’s office

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