Okabashi Brands, Inc. Adds 150 Jobs in Gwinnett

Metro Atlanta Shoe Manufacturer Expands local operations (Gwinnett/Metro Atlanta News) April 20, 2012- Okabashi Brands, Inc., the largest manufacturer of sandals and flip-flops in the United States, announced plans to expand its current Gwinnett-based operations by 150 new jobs. The 27-year-old company currently employs 200 in Buford, and plans to start producing private labels in…

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FarraTech Expands Corporate Headquarters in Gwinnett and Metro Atlanta

Local Manufacturer grows business & expands footprint with 12,000 square foot facility (Gwinnett/Metro Atlanta News) April 19, 2012- Partnership Gwinnett, the metro Atlanta economic and community development initiative, joined with FarraTech to celebrate the expansion of its headquarter operations at an open house event. Held at 2791 Peterson Place in Norcross, FarraTech’s decision to remain…

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Gwinnett Leads Metro Atlanta in Job & Wage Growth

Community maintains lowest unemployment rate for the 35th consecutive month (Gwinnett/Metro Atlanta News) April 17, 2012- Partnership Gwinnett, the metro Atlanta economic and community development initiative, announced today that the County’s jobs and wages are on the rise. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, wages in Gwinnett County rose by 8.0% year-over-year through…

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5 Gwinnett Companies Recognized as Innovators by Statewide Tech Organization

Technology Association of Georgia honors Top 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to Georgia’s Technology Community (Metro Atlanta/ Gwinnett County News) March 29, 2012- Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development was present yesterday when the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) honored the Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia at their annual Georgia Technology Summit. Gwinnett, home…

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Manufacturing & Supply Chain Companies Honored at the 2012 Movers and Makers Awards

Six Local Winners Recognized at a Sold-Out Awards Ceremony (Gwinnett– Metro Atlanta News) March 22, 2012- Partnership Gwinnett, the community and economic development initiative driving the community’s last five years of economic success, announces the winners of its inaugural Movers and Makers Awards, honoring local Manufacturing and Supply Chain companies. Eligible companies include those that…

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Atlanta Retailers Association Brings Headquarters to Gwinnett

Metro-wide organization expands in Lawrenceville, Enhances small business support services (GWINNETT- Metro Atlanta NEWS) Friday, March 9, 2012- Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett joined Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash, and a host of other elected officials and honored guests to celebrate the relocation the Atlanta…

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Global Corporation Relocates US Headquarters to Gwinnett

Q-Matic Corporation brings business, 20 jobs to Metro Atlanta (GWINNETT– METRO ATLANTA) February 1, 2012- Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett celebrate with Q-Matic Corporation on the announcement of the relocation of its US corporate headquarters to Gwinnett County. Q-Matic, the world’s leading Customer Flow Management Solution Provider, is moving from its location in…

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Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating Division Headquarters Breaks Ground in Gwinnett

Metro Atlanta Company Expands into 550,000+ Square Foot Facility (GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA January 27, 2012) – Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Mitsubishi Electric) announced today that it will expand its operations in Metro Atlanta’s Gwinnett County by moving to a new facility in Suwanee, Georgia. The announcement was commemorated today at a groundbreaking event with Governor…

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Gwinnett Earns Georgia Certified Work Ready Designation

Community becomes core Metro Atlanta’s first and the state’s largest to earn certification, further propelling local job growth (METRO ATLANTA/GWINNETT COUNTY) December 13, 2011 – Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development is proud to celebrate the announcement of Gwinnett County’s designation as a Georgia Certified Work Ready Community, as pronounced yesterday by the State of Georgia Office…

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Ryerson Atlanta Expands Georgia Operations with 147,000 sq. ft. Warehouse in Gwinnett

Global Company to add 25 new jobs in 2012 (METRO ATLANTA/GWINNETT COUNTY) December 9, 2011 – Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development congratulates Ryerson Inc., a leading processor and distributor of metals in North America and Asia, on their announcement today an expansion of the Atlanta, Georgia area operations; adding 147,000 square feet of warehouse space and…

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