In Brunswick and Glynn County, workforce development is first on the list. Each semester, several of the larger existing industries open their doors to students from the Golden Isles Career Academy so they can see what modern manufacturing is really like.
At the heart of Georgia's ability to run a creative and successful business attraction program are the Georgia Centers of Innovation. These centers each concentrate on one aspect of creating a diverse and strongly positioned economy through targeting specific industry sectors for growth.
The Supply Chain & Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech, the world’s largest supply chain and logistics research and education enterprise, is pleased to announce a Sourcing and Procurement short course will be offered in Brunswick, GA.
Communities across the State of Georgia are celebrating the numerous contributions from their local manufacturing companies. Every year for Manufacturing Appreciation Week, local Economic Development Organizations and Technical Colleges nominate local manufacturers for the coveted Manufacturer of the Year award.
Meet Wayne Johnson, the newest Board Member of the Brunswick and Glynn County Development Authority. Wayne brings a tremendous amount of experience in the financial industry and is a long time resident of Brunswick and Glynn County.
Mel Baxter knows that the future of Glynn County’s economy is directly tied to the aviation industry. It’s one reason the interim director of the Brunswick and Glynn County Development Authority is excited to see large scale investments being made at the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport.
A source of power over a billion miles away has just gotten a little closer. Israeli based Energiya Global Capital won a $30 million deal for a 20 year power purchase agreement with Georgia Power and will provide clean renewable energy to the Golden Isles.
A silver Hyundai Genesis rolling down the ramp of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen vessel Isolde became the 5 millionth vehicle handled by International Auto Processing at the Port of Brunswick.
Jack Kilgore, President of the Consumer Brands Division of Rich Products Corporation shared some thoughts and insights from his career at the fourth quarter Manufacturers Round Table. Mr. Kilgore will be retiring at the end of 2014 and has always been a huge proponent of the local manufacturing and business community in the Golden Isles.
The College of Coastal Georgia hosted a Career Fair for students looking for a job or an internship. The 2014 Career Fair had 48 registered employers (a 40 percent increase from last year) and over 230 students/alumni attend the fair. From the student survey data, 97% were impressed with the quality of companies represented and […]
World Trade Center Savannah names new regional members to World Trade Center Savannah Board of Directors
SAVANNAH, Ga. – World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) announced at their recent board meeting that Bill E. Hill representing McIntosh County and R.J. “Rick” Edger representing Glynn County have been appointed to the WTCSav Board of Directors.
Hill, who currently is president, CEO and owner of Coastal Storage, U-Haul and South Newport Restorations, has worked extensively […]
At the 2014 Georgia Economic Developers Association (GEDA) Annual Conference, our very own John Scott moderated one of the opening sessions titled “Bringing Jobs Back to Georgia – The Reshoring Opportunities Ahead.” To get things started, John Scott presented a Top 10 list on why manufacturing is making a come back in the U.S. and […]