The UAW's union drive failed at the VW plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., but this may not be the last of it.

While the vote keeping unions out of the Volkswagen Group’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., has been heralded as an important victory for the Southeast’s automobile industry, the election may very well be perceived differently at VW headquarters in Germany, Florian Stamm, a native of Germany and a partner in an Atlanta law firm, told Global Atlanta. More

Atlanta's Global Brand Gets a Boost from TomorrowWorld

by Phil Bolton | September 29, 2013 Attending an electronic music festival isn't normally in John Woodward's weekend plans. But the senior director for foreign investment at the Metro Atlanta Chamber refused to miss the TomorrowWorld festival held at the Bouckaert Farm in Fairburn, 15 miles west of Atlanta's airport Sept. 28. More

French Furniture Brand Stretches Out in Buckhead

by Trevor Williams | February 5, 2014 French fine furniture brand Roche Bobois is stretching out into new digs Feb. 15 in a nod to Atlanta’s increasingly cosmopolitan tastes. More

Trade Center Celebrates 30 Years of Helping Foreign Firms in the U.S.

by Phil Bolton | December 13, 2013 The gatc lp, which stands for the Global American Trade Center, celebrated its 30th anniversary Dec. 5 as an in-house, full service provider and operator for overseas companies seeking to establish a presence in the U.S. More

Diaspora Ideas for Boosting Ireland's Education System

by Kevin Conboy | November 4, 2013 Ireland’s economic difficulties over the past few years have received much attention. Less attention has been paid to the constructive actions taken by Ireland’s government and people to tackle the problem head-on.   More

Dutch Camera Maker to Put HQ in North Georgia

by Trevor Williams | December 18, 2013 A Dutch manufacturer of cameras for heavy equipment and maritime vessels is to open its North American headquarters in Georgia in late January with plans to hire 65 people over the next five years.   More

Expert: Turkey's Erdogan Wins in Elections, Loses International Prestige

by Trevor Williams | April 3, 2014 While he faces international criticism for alleged corruption and for blocking Twitter and YouTube, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has received a vote of confidence at home this week.  More
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Graphic Packaging Buys U.K. Firm for $165 Million

by Trevor Williams | February 25, 2014 Atlanta-based Graphic Packaging Holding Co. is strengthening its position in Europe through the acquisition of a U.K.-based competitor for $165 million funded by cash and debt. More