"We are excited to partner with the State of Georgia to achieve our shared goal of electrified mobility and sustainability in the U.S.”"
Together with our state and local partners, our Community and Economic Development team helped create and retain over 24,700 jobs in Georgia in the second quarter of the year and $12.1 billion in capital investment, making it the best individual quarter on record! The automotive industry’s shift to electric vehicles is rippling through Georgia’s economy driving new investments in infrastructure, technology, and R&D across industry sectors. Electric Transportation brought the largest job creation and investment to date with Hyundai Motor Group and Rivian’s recent announcements, the largest economic development projects in Georgia history. Below is a list of companies who located or expanded in Georgia this quarter.
Companies Creating 100+ Jobs in Georgia
Hyundai – 8,100 jobs – Ellabell
Rivian – 7,500 jobs – Social Circle
Blackhall Studios – 2,400 jobs – Atlanta
Walmart – 2,160 jobs – Atlanta
Jack Links – 800 jobs – Perry
Intel – 500 jobs – Atlanta
Qcells – 470 jobs – Dalton
Procter & Gamble (P&G) – 350 jobs – Jackson
Boston Scientific – 340 jobs – Johns Creek
Okabashi – 340 jobs – Buford
Lowe's – 275 jobs – Rincon
Norma Precision Ammunition – 272 jobs – Garden City
Cash (Square) – 250 jobs – Atlanta
Ecopol – 130 jobs – Griffin
Saint-Gobain North America – 100 jobs – Dublin
"We are excited to partner with the State of Georgia and Houston County on this state of the art facility. We are grateful for the opportunity to invest in Perry for the long term and are committed to becoming a strong community advocate."
Highlighting what the company was looking for in a new community: “Our goal was to identify a suitable property with nearby interstate and international airport access, a favorable utility environment, a talented regional labor force, and an economic development team that would be supportive of this strategic project now and in the future."