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Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny with U.S. President Barack Obama

Ireland’s head of state, Prime Minister Enda Kenny, will oversee St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Atlanta this year, serving as the grand marshal of the March 14 parade and speaking to an audience of the Irish Chamber of Atlanta.  More
Belgium

Mohawk Continues 'Aggressive' Ways With $1.2 Billion Belgian Acquisition

by Phil Bolton | January 15, 2015 With manufacturing facilities near each other both in Georgia and Belgium, and new plants about to open, Calhoun-based Mohawk Industries Inc. has announced that it is continuing its “aggressive growth strategy” by acquiring the Belgian IVC Group. More
France

French Royalty Reigns at 'Galette des Rois' Celebrations

by Nicole Gustin | January 26, 2015 While the fanfare of Christmas is over, there’s another, quieter celebration taking place in the French community in Atlanta this month. More
Germany

German 5D Software Developer Sets Up Lab at Georgia Tech

by Phil Bolton | February 2, 2015 The Georgia Institute of Technology is the first university to install a “big data” 5D Lab for developing new standards for the construction industry’s use of smart analytics, according to a Jan. 23 news release from Stuttgart, Germany-based RIB Software AG. More
Ireland

Irish Prime Minister to Head Atlanta St. Patrick's Day Festivities

by Trevor Williams | February 27, 2015 Ireland’s head of government, Prime Minister Enda Kenny, will oversee St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Atlanta this year, serving as the grand marshal of the March 14 parade and speaking to an audience of the Irish Chamber of Atlanta.  More
Netherlands

Small Firms Follow Multinationals to the Netherlands

by Chris Freiberg | January 30, 2015 When United Parcel Service Inc. expanded its logistics facility in Venlo, southeast Netherlands earlier this year, the move wasn't much of a surprise.  More
Turkey

Istanbul Flight on the Minds of Atlanta's Turks

by Trevor Williams | November 20, 2014 When Turkish Consul General Özgür Kıvanç Altan visited Atlanta, one thread ran through all his conversations: Strong desire for a nonstop flight to Istanbul.  More
United Kingdom

Churchill Exhibit Brings Visitors, $3.4 Million Impact to Georgia

by Trevor Williams | March 23, 2015 An exhibition of Sir Winston Churchill’s paintings brought in 34,400 visitors, one in four from outside the state, boosting the Georgia economy by $3.4 million so far, according to estimates released by the Millennium Gate Museum. More