Gwinnett Based AKESOgen Recognized as Georgia Small Business Rock Star

(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) March 19, 2018 – AKESOgen was recognized by the state of Georgia as a Small Business Rock Star today at a luncheon hosted by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA). “What an honor it is to celebrate Georgia’s Small Business Rock Stars during the…

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The 2018 Amazing Entrepreneur Contest Kicks Off

(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) March 7, 2018 – Partnership Gwinnett, in collaboration with The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC), launched its annual Amazing Entrepreneur Contest. The 2018 competition will award winners in the categories of Established Business and Pre-Venture and feature new high school and collegiate level competitions. “The Amazing Entrepreneur Contest provides…

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GEZOLAN Expands U.S. Operations to Gwinnett County

(GWINNETT – METRO ATLANTA) March 6, 2018 – GEZOLAN, a worldwide quality leader in the manufacture of synthetic EPDM granules, joined Partnership Gwinnett to announce the expansion of their U.S. operations to the City of Buford, Gwinnett County, metro Atlanta, Georgia. “Our decision to expand in Gwinnett was fueled by our need to meet the…

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Partnership Gwinnett Appoints New Project Manager

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) March 5, 2018 – Partnership Gwinnett, Georgia’s largest local economic development organization, announced today that Megan Wing has joined the team in the role of Project Manager. Wing will work closely with and represent existing organizations and prospect companies in the Technology and Life Sciences industries. “I am delighted to join the Partnership…

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Gwinnett Companies Welcomed at Annual New Company Reception

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) February 12, 2018 – Partnership Gwinnett welcomed Gwinnett’s newest relocated and expanded businesses at the annual New Company Reception. The event honored and recognized the companies for their growth, success and investment in the community. The reception was attended by over 100 public and private Partnership Gwinnett investors and representatives from new and…

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OFS to create 200 jobs and invest $138.9 million in Gwinnett and Carroll Counties

(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) February 7, 2018 – Partnership Gwinnett in conjunction with The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that OFS Fitel, LLC (OFS), manufacturer of optical fiber products, will create 200 jobs and invest $138.9 million in the expansion at both their Norcross and Carrollton facilities. “It is always a win when…

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Deal: Assurant to create 335 jobs in Gwinnett County

(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) December 13, 2017 – Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Assurant, Inc., a global leader in risk management solutions, will create 335 new jobs and invest $2.2 million in a technical support center in Duluth. “Georgia’s top-ranked economic environment and skilled workforce continue to attract industry leaders like Assurant,” said Deal. “Assurant…

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Accelerating Innovation

Gwinnett is a hotspot for technology startups, many benefiting from incubator spaces across the community that are supporting ambitious tech professionals. But what happens when a startup progresses past its early stages and enters an enterprising phase? The answer comes in the form of a 43,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility, Atlanta Tech Park (ATP) based in Gwinnett’s…

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