Success Stories

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Nichiha USA

After 11 years doing business in Macon Bibb Nichiha  USA . announced the expansion of its plant in 2018  and add more than 70 jobs to the current 161. The Japan-based company invested $120 million in the expansion, according to a news release from Gov. Nathan Deal’s office. The 74 new jobs will include positions in management…

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First Quality

Recently introduced a new product line that will require the rehab of an existing facility in the Airport Industrial Park with a $50 million investment and 115 new jobs

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Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems

In 2018 Stevens Aerospace and defense Systems a South Carolina based  company will create 150 jobs for an aircraft operations facility in Macon. The MBCIA announced in 2018 the location of Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems to Macon-Bibb County and their plans to lease a building for large cabin aircraft operations at Middle Georgia Regional Airport. “We are delighted…

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Mr. Chips Inc.

30-acre pickle processing site(tank farm) and rehab of existing facility. Currently installing in excess of 600 tanks that will hold over 65,000 lbs of cucumbers each, $10.5 million investment and 50 new jobs

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Embraer

Embraer is the third largest aircraft manufacturer in the world and in 2018 brought more than 100 jobs to Macon.  Embraer  operates out of a 155,000-square-foot facility at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport. The company performs commercial jet aircraft maintenance services. Embraer signed a three-year lease with the option to renew for three additional years.…

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Kumho Tire

First North American manufacturing facility, approximately 1,000,000 square foot  with $600 million investment and 400 new jobs

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Tractor Supply Co.

Construction of a 686,000 square foot distribution facility, 58 million investment and 300 new jobs

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Freudenberg

$25 million investment into their existing facility.

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Graphic Packaging International

A leading company in the design and manufacturing of packaging for commercial products, invested $136 million in the modernization of its paperboard mill in Macon, Georgia. The investment enhanced its capability by adding a state-of-the-art curtain coater, automate certain processes, and upgrade the water, generator and air systems to improve the mill’s environmental profile. GPI’s Macon…

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Star Snacks

A leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality branded nuts, trail mixes and dried fruits,  located a new manufacturing facility to Macon-Bibb. Adding to the robust investment portfolio of the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority, the company will invested more than $18 million in a peanut roasting and packaging facility.  The addition of this facility added to Macon-Bibb’s agribusiness…

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Tyson Foods

Invested $59 million to expand its distribution center at I-75 Business Park in Macon, Georgia. The project, began in the summer of 2017 and included a 152,000-square foot addition to its existing facility. The expansion  will add more than 100 jobs and bringing total employment at thedistribution center to almost 240. “The expansion of our Macon distribution…

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Irving Consumer Products

Construction of a new 750,000 square foot paper products manufacturing facility is currently underway. This project represents a $400 million dollar investment and the creation of 200 new jobs in Macon Bibb

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Amazon

Amazon will build a fulfillment center in Macon, creating more than 500 full-time jobs, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced in 2017. “Amazon’s continued investment in our state speaks to our dedication to improve, expand and modernize Georgia’s logistics and distribution network,” Deal said in a news release. “As a top national distribution hub, suppliers can…