Henry County Newsroom

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

Choose Henry - Automotive

Posted by Leah Brown on Mar 9, 2020 11:33:11 AM

 

As engines are revving for NASCAR race weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Henry County’s automotive industry is shifting to high gear. Already home to several automotive companies, including Sangsin Technology America, Summit Racing Equipment, Pep Boys, Kumho Tires, Ford Parts & Distribution, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, and Mazda, Henry County is poised for expansion in the industry.

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Topics: Henry County, logistics, manufacturing, automotive, suppliers

Henry County Celebrates Manufacturing Appreciation Week

Posted by Leah Brown on Apr 8, 2019 11:45:32 AM

 

Georgia Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) is April 15-18, 2019! MAW was developed by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development to celebrate the achievements of Georgia manufacturers. 

Whether it’s spicing up the backyard BBQ with Ken’s BBQ sauce, sprucing up our homes with a little BEHR paint, or sporting Luxottica's premium, luxury and sports eyewear, many Henry County residents are unaware that they are routinely using “Made in Henry” products. The Henry County Development Authority will be spotlighting “Made in Henry” products and the companies that have manufacturing facilities in our community during MAW.

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Topics: Henry County, manufacturing, economic development, appreciation

Korean Brake Manufacturer to Locate U.S. Headquarters in Henry County

Posted by Leah Brown on Mar 20, 2019 3:33:58 PM

 

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Sangsin Technology America, a leading global brake friction materials and replacement parts manufacturer, will create 200 jobs and invest $20 million in its first North American manufacturing facility in McDonough, Georgia. Governor Kemp stopped by Sangsin’s booth at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition (TMC 2019) at the Georgia World Congress Center today to celebrate the news.

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Topics: Henry County, headquarters, manufacturing, announcement, economic development

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

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