Primerica Opens New Technology Innovation Center in Gwinnett County

(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) October 29, 2019 – Primerica, Inc. (NYSE: PRI), a leading provider of financial services to middle income families in North America, joined Partnership Gwinnett yesterday to celebrate the grand opening of the Primerica Technology Innovation Center (PTIC) in Gwinnett County, metro Atlanta, Georgia. Primerica’s 38,000 square-foot facility, located on Breckinridge Blvd. in…

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2019 Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit Award Winners Named

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) October 24, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett, in collaboration with The Council for Quality Growth, announced the winners of the 2019 Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit (MARS) Awards today at the annual event held at the Studio Movie Grill in Duluth. Presented by Georgia Power, the Metro Atlanta Redevelopment Summit is the premier redevelopment event in…

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Partnership Gwinnett Adds Two New Members to Project Team

(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) October 3, 2019 – Partnership Gwinnett, the largest local economic development team in the state, announced the addition of Jassy Ji as project manager and AnnMarie Grason as project coordinator. Ji and Grason began with Partnership Gwinnett on October first. “We are thrilled to have Jassy and AnnMarie join the project team,” said…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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