Henry County Newsroom

GFA to Provide Enhanced Logistics Solutions for LG Electronics

Posted by Leah Brown on Dec 27, 2018 10:54:09 AM

 

The Henry County Development Authority announced today that GFA, a premier provider of total logistics solutions and supply chain analysis, has located in Henry County to provide enhanced logistics solutions for LG Electronics. The company is creating 34 new jobs at their new facility in Greenwood Industrial Park (McDonough, Georgia) to support their client.

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Topics: announcement, economic development, Henry County, GFA, LG, jobs

General Mills and Blue Buffalo Choose Henry for New Facility

Posted by Leah Brown on Dec 21, 2018 8:30:22 AM

 

 

The Henry County Development Authority announced today that General Mills, manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods, will invest $8.5 million in its new state-of-the-art distribution facility located on Westridge Parkway in McDonough, Georgia. The project will create more than 50 new jobs.

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Topics: announcement, economic development, Henry County, jobs, growth, metro atlanta, logistics

Choose Henry - Where shopping small is BIG!

Posted by Leah Brown on Nov 19, 2018 8:43:27 AM

 

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our local economy. The owners and employees not only provide services, but they engage in acts of volunteerism and leadership all across our community. Henry County is a better place to live because of them, and they deserve our thanks and recognition for all their important contributions. Looking for a great way to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for our community? Small Business Saturday is almost here!

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Topics: Henry County, small business, shop small

Choose HENRY for Healthcare Services

Posted by Leah Brown on Nov 13, 2018 11:25:32 AM

 

Excellent healthcare is essential to a high quality of life. With a full service hospital, medical professionals who are leaders in their fields and numerous clinics and community services, residents and visitors have access to the finest care for their healthcare needs, right here in Henry County.

Henry County has developed a robust continuum of Healthcare Services including hospitals, clinics, wellness centers, and medical laboratories. Beyond medical care and diagnosis, Healthcare Services encompasses the “business side of health services,” as it involves the application of health innovation to the marketplace. Manufacturers and distributors of medical products with patient-centered solutions and services also Choose Henry including Medline Industries, Vitalabs, Encompass Group, Distributive Cooperative, Inc and more.

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Topics: Henry County, healthcare, Piedmont Henry, manufacturing, hospital, logistics, metro atlanta

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, e-commerce, logistics, transportation, business, metro atlanta, jobs, growth

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, jobs, expansion, growth, business, manufacturing

Henry Remains a Regional Growth Leader

Posted by Leah Brown on Sep 4, 2018 11:43:10 AM

 

Henry County is known for its ability to grow and build strong community with its 100 percent population growth between 1990 and 2000. Henry County was the tenth fastest-growing county in the U.S. with a 70.9 percent increase in population from 2000 to 2010.

Henry's growth story continues. In fact, Henry County added 5,800 new residents in the past year and had the second-largest percentage increase (2.5%) in the 10-county Atlanta region, according to population estimates recently released by the Atlanta Regional Commission. The growth brings the county’s total population to 234,800.

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Topics: Henry County, growth, jobs, region, Atlanta

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: headquarters, Henry County, business, georgia, 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, logistics, headquarter, georgia, business

Choose Henry for Healthcare Services

Posted by Leah Brown on May 15, 2018 9:51:23 AM

 

Healthcare Services is a key industry in Henry County! This industry includes hospitals, clinics, wellness centers and medical laboratories. Beyond medical care and diagnosis, Health Care Services encompasses the “business side of health services,” as it involves the application of health innovation to the marketplace.

Henry County, Georgia residents and visitors enjoy some of the finest healthcare services in the Atlanta region courtesy of Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, a full-service 215-bed not-for-profit community hospital that is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Piedmont Henry Hospital provides 24-hour emergency care, along with medical, surgical and diagnostic services.

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Topics: healthcare, Henry County, quality of life, hospital, Piedmont Henry