Entertainment company adds 40 new jobs, employs a total of 170 people in Gwinnett
Duluth, GA, March 17, 2011 – Cadillac Jack, a leading developer of games and technology for the global gaming industry – in partnership with Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development – celebrated the expansion of its new North American headquarters during a March 17 Ribbon Cutting ceremony and Open House. The new 103,000 square foot facility will house more than 170 employees, 30-40 of which represent new jobs for Gwinnett and the state of Georgia in 2011.
“Gwinnett and the metro Atlanta region foster an excellent business environment and highly talented local workforce needed to support our business growth over the next few years,” said Gene Chayevsky, Chairman and CEO of Cadillac Jack. “We are excited to demonstrate how we use cutting edge technology to produce high quality entertainment and look forward to working with our community leaders to strengthen the gaming and technology sectors in metro Atlanta.”
As part of the ribbon cutting ceremony, Cadillac Jack welcomed local and state officials and business leaders to its headquarters to learn more about the company and its offerings.
“Gwinnett County maintains a strong foundation in the technology industry,” said Shirley Lasseter, Vice Chair, Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners. “Cadillac Jack’s choice to remain and expand in our community is a strong testament to the pro-business environment we have to offer and we are excited to see them growing and enhancing Gwinnett’s technology industry even further.”
Nicole Wright, technology business development manager for the Gwinnett Chamber added, “Cadillac Jack is a great example of businesses that Gwinnett seeks to attract, retain and expand in our community. From the development of new technology to offering high-wage job opportunities for the qualified workforce in Gwinnett, Cadillac Jack truly brings a solid package of economic strength to the table and we are pleased to have them growing in Gwinnett and Metro Atlanta.”
Cadillac Jack designs, manufactures and markets innovative and entertaining electronic games for the US and international markets. The company employs 300 people globally, with 170 engineering, game design, customer service, marketing, and finance professionals located at the Duluth headquarters.
The company anticipates having 30-40 new jobs hired over the next year with plans for continued growth in the coming years. For more information, please visit www.cadillacjack.com.
About Cadillac Jack
Cadillac Jack is a leading supplier of products and technology for the global gaming market. Recognized as a pioneer of server-based gaming, Cadillac Jack provides games and systems to the Native American, and commercial markets in the US, the Mexican gaming market, and other select international jurisdictions. The company designs, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive range of products that include server-based and stand-alone electronic video reel games, wide area and multi-level progressives and VLTs. In addition to its North America headquarters, Cadillac Jack maintains international sales and service locations throughout Mexico. For more information about Cadillac Jack, please visit www.cadillacjack.com.
About Partnership Gwinnett and the Gwinnett Chamber
Partnership Gwinnett is Gwinnett’s economic and community development initiative. Led by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and a host of public and private partners, the initiative targets the retention and expansion of existing Gwinnett businesses in addition to the development of new business in five key market segments: Healthcare; Advanced Communications; Information Technology; Trade & Distribution; and Regional/Corporate Headquarters. The ultimate goal is to promote economic wealth & diversification, increase education and work force excellence, improve quality of life and heighten visibility through marketing and outreach programs for the entire Gwinnett community. www.partnershipgwinnett.com
Named one of the top three large chambers in the United States by ACCE, the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s membership varies from FORTUNE 1,000 companies to innovative startups, and stretches across the Atlanta region, from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to UGA in Athens. Representing more than 7,200 members, the Gwinnett Chamber is the Southeast’s 6th largest chamber and focuses on creating and growing quality job opportunities while enhancing the community’s quality of life.