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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
EDQ Summer 2015 Newsletter
Start Date: 07/23/2015
Check out the Summer 2015 issue of our quarterly newsletter!Read More
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...