Workers at the 850,000-square-foot Caterpillar facility in Bogart began arriving last month. They will build tractors and excavators. Once fully operational, the plant will employ 1,400.
Impulse's hiring announcement was the latest good news for job growth in the region. Earlier this week, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Engineered Floors, accompany founded by former Shaw Industries chief Bob Shaw, it will open two carpet plants that will employ 2,400 people in northwest Georgia.