Shake n Go/Model Model Expands to Gwinnett
(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) January 27, 2016 – Shake-N-Go and Model Model hair, a leader in the hair industry, joined Georgia Department of Economic Development and Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development to announce the expansion of its operations in Gwinnett County. The announcement represents the acquisition of a 100,000 square foot warehouse in Duluth to be utilized for product distribution, 35 current employees, and plans to hire approximately 100 employees over the next 5 years.
“We are excited to celebrate the news of Shake-N-Go and Model Model’s expansion,” said GDEcD Commissioner Chris Carr. “They are a creative and innovative company, and I think they will continue to push industry boundaries as a result of our state’s collaborative and business-friendly climate. We look forward to their future success.”
Shake N Go and Model Model Hair’s new facility, located at 2660 Pinemeadow Court in Duluth, will house the function for the product distribution to domestic and overseas customers and imports from overseas. Their products include wigs, hair extensions, ponytails and other hair accessories.
“Shake N Go and Model Model Hair is constantly seeking new product innovations. This expansion reinforces our position as a leader in the hair industry,” said James Kim, CEO of Shake N Go and Model Model Hair. “This expansion will also bring further investment and new competencies to the local area, contributing to the economy here in Gwinnett County.”
“Shake N Go and Model Model’s expansion is great news for Duluth,” said Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash. “Their ability to deliver innovation to the marketplace is a win for our community. We are proud of the company’s success.”
Shake N Go and Model Model Hair plans to expand into another facility with potentially more than 500,000 square feet.
One of the most respected companies in the hair industry, Shake N Go and Model Model Hair is known for producing a unique, high quality range of innovative hair products that are manufactured and distributed to more than 4,000 beauty supply stores nationwide. With more than 300 employees in Duluth and two locations in New York combined, the company is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of hair products.
“We are pleased to welcome Shake N Go and Model Model Hair,” said Shantell R. Wilson, Sr. Project Manager for Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and Partnership Gwinnett. “It’s a pleasure to have a leader in the hair product industry right here in Gwinnett.”