• Roundsphere: one of Athens amazing start-ups
    Start Date: 02/23/2016

    You may not have heard of Roundsphere.  Or Snagshout.  Or Seller Labs.  Or Bookscouter.  If you have, then I commend you for being cooler than me, but I bet you still couldn’t guess how it is that they came to be in Athens.  We as economic developers employ all kinds of techniques to entice new...

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  • Nakanishi is Undergoing a $4.5 Million Expansion
    Start Date: 02/02/2016

    In the mid 80's, the Nakanishi Company (NKC), a company out of Osaka, Japan that makes automotive related products, secured new business with American bearing manufacturers. There was one stipulation though, they would have to build a plant in the US. The Nakanishi Company knew they wanted to build in the South but they weren’t...

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  • IndustryWeek Names Carrier Transicold Athens Plant One of North Americas Best
    Start Date: 01/19/2016

    ATHENS, Ga., Jan. 19, 2016 — Carrier Transicold’s Athens facility, a leading producer of transport refrigeration equipment for trucks, trailers and rail cars, has been named a 2015 IndustryWeek Best Plant, making it the first transport refrigeration equipment facility ever recognized by the publication. Winners of the 2015 IW Best Plants competition were selected based...

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  • Should you be exporting?
    Start Date: 09/14/2015

    Markets outside of the U.S. make up 95% of the world’s consumers. The estimated consumption of the global middle class is $35 trillion dollars by 2030. And 80% of the global purchasing power – right now! – lies outside of our nation’s borders. What does that mean for your business? Well, it could mean that...

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  • EDQ Summer 2015 Newsletter
    Start Date: 07/23/2015

    Check out the Summer 2015 issue of our quarterly newsletter!
    Stories include: 

    Perceptions of Manufacturing-The public has conflicting ideas about manufacturing. See if you are in the majority or the minority.
    Southern Brewing: Grand Opening- Athens’ third local brewery opened its doors and we were there to see it.
    Carmike 12 Remodel Complete- Check out the “new” theatre in...

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