23Aug

Barco to expand operations in Gwinnett County, adding 50 new jobs to its operations

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) August 23, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett in conjunction with The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced today that Barco, a manufacturer of electronics for business, entertainment, and the medical field, is expanding its operations, investing $5 million and adding 50 new jobs to its existing facility in Gwinnett. “Our existing industries are…

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1Aug

Italian manufacturer to open first U.S. facility in Gwinnett County

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) August 1, 2019 – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Rivacold, a leading manufacturer of refrigeration systems, will create 140 jobs and invest $5 million in a new manufacturing facility in Buford. Newly created jobs will include skilled positions in manufacturing. “We are honored to welcome Rivacold to Georgia with the opening…

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31Jul

Partnership Gwinnett Director of Education and Talent Development Selected for U.S. Chamber Foundation Fellowship Program

Fellowship Provides State and Local Chambers with Opportunities to Engage Nationally on Critical Education and Workforce Issues (GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) July 31, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett is proud to announce the selection of Adam Forrand, Director of Education and Talent Development, as part of the US Chamber Foundation’s Business Leads Fellowship Program. Forrand joins a distinguished…

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23Jul

Zodiac Data Systems, a world leader in Testing Instrumentation, Telemetry and Space Communications expands to Gwinnett, Georgia

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) July 23, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett joined Zodiac Data Systems (Safran Aerosystems), a world leader in testing instrumentation, telemetry and space communications, to announce the company’s relocation and expansion to the City of Norcross, Gwinnett County, metro Atlanta, Georgia. “Our expansion of operations here in Georgia continues the 40-plus-year Safran legacy in the…

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10Jul

Amazon to Build New Fulfillment Center, Create 1,000 Jobs in Gwinnett County

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) July 10, 2019 – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Amazon will open a new fulfillment center in Gwinnett county, creating 1,000 new jobs. “I am excited to announce that Amazon will expand its operations here in Georgia,” said Governor Kemp. “This announcement demonstrates that the Peach State has proven itself as…

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3Jul

Partnership Gwinnett Announces New Vice President of Economic Development and Director of Economic Development

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) July 3, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett (PG) announced the promotion of two staffers effective immediately. Andrew Carnes, previously serving as the Senior Director of Economic Development for PG, accepted the role of Vice President of Economic Development and Deven Cason has assumed the role of Director of Economic Development. “I am proud to…

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28Jun

Spool School Comes Out on Top of 2019 Amazing Entrepreneur Contest

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) June 28, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett and The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announced the winner of the 8th annual Amazing Entrepreneur Contest at the 2019 Demo Day event held at the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. The grand prize went to Spool School, an imaginative sewing business featuring sewing classes, camps, and parties…

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24Jun

Partnership Gwinnett Staffer Joins 2020 Leadership Gwinnett Class

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) June 24, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett, Georgia’s largest local economic development organization, proudly announced that its Senior Project Manager, Deven Cason has been accepted into the 35th class of Leadership Gwinnett. Cason joins a cohort of impressive business, civic and community leaders for an intensive nine-month program that strengthens their professional and personal…

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29May

Industrial and Military Manufacturer Expands Operations in Gwinnett

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) May 29, 2019 – Representatives from Partnership Gwinnett, the State of Georgia, and Gwinnett County joined Elma Electronic Inc. executives at the company’s headquarters in Switzerland to announce the relocation and expansion of a manufacturing facility in Gwinnett County, metro Atlanta, Georgia. The new location is slated to open in July 2019 and…

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11Apr

Elemaster Brings New Manufacturing Facility to Duluth

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) April 11, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett joined Elemaster U.S., a global mechatronics services provider, today to celebrate the grand opening of a new high-tech electronic equipment design and manufacturing facility in Duluth, Gwinnett County, Georgia. The new facility, located at 3400 Rivergreen Court in the City of Duluth, is dedicated to the manufacturing…

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