Category Archives: Georgia

Caesarstone seeks to fill 45 manufacturing jobs.

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Caesarstone Technologies is recruiting up to 45 employees for its manufacturing facility at a job fair arranged by the Georgia Department of Labor on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The  job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the GDOL’s Sa ...

Georgia DOL recruiting for 1,000 jobs in Macon area.

MACON, Ga. — Six major employers from the logistics and manufacturing industries will begin hiring to fill more than 1,000 jobs at the Middle Georgia Recruitment and Job Readiness Event Friday, Nov. 13, in Macon. The participating employers are Aspen, ...

Statesboro lands Aspen Aerogels plant.

STATESBORO, Ga. — Aspen Aerogels, maker of high-performance aerogel insulation, will invest more than $70 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Statesboro and create more than 100 jobs. With headquarters in Northborough, Massachusetts, the c ...

Georgia scores Site Selection three-peat.

ATLANTA — For the third consecutive year, Georgia leads the nation placing first in the 2015 Business Climate Ranking by Site Selection magazine. The ranking is a closely watched barometer of which states have the right mix of actual project successes a ...

Comodo sites cyber security sales in Midtown Atlanta.

ATLANTA — Comodo Group Inc., a cybersecurity firm, has opened a marketing and sales office in Midtown Atlanta. Comodo’s cloud-based security system protects companies from spam, malware and cyber attacks. The Atlanta office is located in Midtown’s ...

King’s Hawaiian hosts Georgia WorkSmart launch.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Officials gathered at the King’s Hawaiian facility in Flowery Branch recently to kick off a joint private and public partnership aimed at educating students for careers in advanced manufacturing. Georgia WorkSmart is a work-base ...

WellStar sites health park in Vinings.

VININGS, Ga. — WellStar Health System will open an outpatient health park in Vinings near the intersection of Cumberland Parkway and Atlanta Road. The company will begin construction on a three-story, 162,000-square-foot facility in early 2016 and open ...

Ag-Pro plans new HQ, 50 jobs in Thomasville.

THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Ag-Pro Companies will construct a new headquarters facility in Thomasville, investing more than $7 million and creating 50 jobs. Ag-Pro is a retailer of John Deere tractors with farm machinery repair capabilities. “Ag-Pro is excite ...

Linzer Products to build largest facility in Metter.

METTER, Ga. — Linzer Products Corp., a manufacturer of painting accessories, will invest $4 million to build a facility in Metter in Candler County. At full capacity, the new facility will house a 222,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution cente ...

Atlanta launches film industry training.

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Workforce Development Agency (AWDA) has launched Atlanta Entertainment Training Program, providing apprentice type training for below-the-line workers in the film industry. In the film industry, “below the line” typically refe ...

Jobless rate in Georgia remains low at 5.8 percent.

ATLANTA – Georgia’s jobless rate held steady in September at 5.8 percent, down from 6.9 percent in September 2014. The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) said in a statement that the preliminary unemployment rate in August had been reported earlier at ...

Caesarstone adding workers in Richmond Hill.

RICHMOND HILL, Ga. — Caesarstone Technology is looking to hire 33 employees for its manufacturing facility in Richmond Hill. The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will hold a recruitment event Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Richmond Hill City C ...

Amazon hiring 850 holiday employees in Atlanta.

ATLANTA — Amazon plans to hire 850 part-time workers for the holiday season to handle electronic and apparel merchandise at its East Point distribution center near Atlanta. Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is helping Amazon recruit workers. The recru ...