An Austrian automotive industry supplier plans to build a manufacturing plant in Bartow County and create 220 jobs.
Voestalpine Metal Forming will invest $62 million in the facility, which will be located near Cartersville.
Herbert Eibensteiner, the company's CEO, said, "We have found both a strategically located and business-friendly environment in Cartersville that supports our mindset and will stimulate our future plans for the North American automotive market."
State officials noted the chosen site's access to I-75, which will allow the company to reach its customers in the Southeast, as well as to the Port of Savannah, which will connect it globally.
Chris Cummiskey, commissioner of Georgia's Department of Economic Development, called the project "a great intersection of our aggressive efforts to attract leading manufacturers and international businesses."
He said the decision represents "an important win for our high-performing logistics network and workforce."
Voestalpine Metal Forming is part of the Voestalpine Group, which has 46,500 employees around the world. The steel, processing and technology group operates worldwide manufacturing and processing facilities that develop steel products.
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