Henry County Newsroom

Ferrero USA Announces Fall Opening of a New Henry Distribution Center

Posted by Leah Brown on Jun 1, 2020 11:55:34 AM

 

Ferrero USA, Inc., part of the global confectionery company Ferrero Group, today announced the opening of a new distribution center in McDonough, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. The newly constructed facility located at 875 Highway 42 South is 728,000 square feet and projected to begin operating by early September. The company anticipates that its new distribution center will add 250 local jobs.

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Topics: Henry County, business, logistics, growth, jobs, announcement, economic development

Love’s to Open Retread and Distribution Facility in Henry County

Posted by Leah Brown on May 5, 2020 2:46:14 PM

 

The Henry County Development Authority today announced that Love's Travel Stops, the nation's industry-leading travel stop network, will open a retread plant and retail distribution center in Locust Grove, Georgia. Love’s will invest $16 million in its new Henry County facility and will employ 55 team members across various manufacturing and distribution roles. Love’s will provide retread products to commercial fleet companies and distribute product to the company’s Truck Care and Speedco locations. The new 200,000 square-foot facility is being developed by Scannell Properties.

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Topics: Henry County, business, growth, jobs, manufacturing, announcement, economic development

2019 Henry County Business Appreciation

Posted by Leah Brown on Apr 5, 2019 12:38:13 PM

 

Henry County is home to a diverse array of businesses – from manufacturing and distribution, to healthcare and corporate headquarters and support facilities – and they each serve as a vital piece of the puzzle when it comes to sustaining economic vitality. The Henry County Development Authority hosted a Business Appreciation Luncheon at the Eagles Landing Country Club on April 4, 2019 to honor and celebrate businesses who have chosen to locate in Henry County and whose operations are essential building blocks for economic success as a community.

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Topics: Henry County, business, economic development, appreciation

E-Commerce Operations Choose Henry

Posted by Leah Brown on Oct 16, 2018 4:37:20 PM

 

Have you purchased an item online recently from your favorite retailer? Online shopping, e-commerce, is growing in popularity across the globe. It has revolutionized the way consumers shop. With explosive growth in e-commerce, more retailers see the need for operations dedicated to online order fulfillment and are choosing Henry County.

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Topics: Henry County, transportation, business, logistics, growth, jobs, metro atlanta, e-commerce

De Wafelbakkers Expands Food Production Facility in Henry County

Posted by Leah Brown on Sep 7, 2018 9:42:44 AM

 
The Henry County Development Authority and the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced today that De Wafelbakkers, a manufacturer of made from scratch breakfast products, will invest $15 million to expand its production facility in Henry County. The expansion project will also create 83 jobs. This investment and job creation represents the first part of a planned two-phase expansion.

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Topics: Henry County, business, growth, jobs, expansion, manufacturing

Choose Henry for Your Corporate Headquarters

Posted by Leah Brown on Aug 22, 2018 10:06:34 AM

 

Searching for a home for your corporate headquarters?  Regional, national and international companies alike are choosing Henry County, Georgia as their base of operations in Metro Atlanta and the Southeast.  Metro Atlanta, one of the fastest growing metros in the U.S., is home to more than 1100 regional and global headquarters locations with 50 employees or more.  (Source: BusinessWise 2017)

Why Henry? The availability of talent, relative low cost of doing business, access to customers through the world’s most traveled airport and the fastest growing port in the U.S. are just a few reasons.

Choose Henry and join the following companies who have found Henry to be a premiere location for their headquarters.

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Topics: Henry County, georgia, business, headquarters, corporate

Business Spotlight: Bennett International Group

Posted by Leah Brown on Jul 26, 2018 10:17:07 AM


Bennett International Group, headquartered in McDonough, was formed in 1974 with the purchase of a small contract carrier named George Bennett Motor Express, which had two contracts, 15 trucks and 30 trailers. Bennett has grown tremendously and now has over 40 years of experience providing innovative logistics and transportation for companies across America. With 275 employees in Henry County and more than 1,000 company-wide, Bennett is leading the way in vehicle transportation nationwide!

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Topics: Henry County, transportation, headquarter, georgia, business, logistics