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Athens-Clarke is a consolidated city-county in northeastern Georgia which offers a unique one-stop approach for business and industry seeking to grow or develop.
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Manufacturing Destination

McCann is a Tier II supplier of large, complex monolithic machined structural parts and assemblies for the global aerospace industry and supplies several of the highest value commercial aerospace and military platforms.
They are currently in the process of a $10 Million expansion of their facility and adding employees to their roster of over 200 teammates.
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Quality Growth

Home to The University of Georgia, Athens offers a diverse mix of cultural, educational and economic opportunities which makes it an ideal location for business. Businesses will find a low cost of living and high quality of life that offers the benefits of small town environment with proximity to major markets such as Atlanta and its infrastucture advantages.
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The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department provides site location assistance to domestic and international companies planning new or expanded facilities. We keep a catalog of available business sites & buildings to suit every need. Assistance is also available with identifying financial and human resources available for such business endeavors. All conversations are held in strictest confidence. Numerous tax incentives and exemptions are offered, indicating a flexible menu of state & local assistance to qualifying businesses.

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From Prospect to Partner: The Story of How Voxpro Came to Athens

From Prospect to Partner: The Story of How Voxpro Came to Athens Six months ago, our office received an email from the Georgia Department of Economic Development requesting a few buildings in Athens that could accommodate...

Deal: Voxpro to create more than 500 jobs in Athens-Clarke County

Innovative customer experience and tech support provider to invest $4 million in Athens facility Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Voxpro, an innovative customer experience and tech support provider, will create more than 500 jobs and...

Caterpillar Named Manufacturer of the Year

Caterpillar Inc. is a manufacturer and assembler of heavy construction equipment and has been in operation in Athens-Clarke County for three years. Their total employment has reached more than 1,700 employees from an eight country...