AmericasEconomic Development

Georgia Nabs Another No. 1 Business Ranking

by Trevor Williams | September 16, 2014 Georgia has been named the top state in the country for business by a leading economic development magazine for the second year in a row.  More
AmericasEconomic Development

Georgia: Foreign Firms Announce 6,000 New Jobs in 2013

by Trevor Williams | September 15, 2014 International companies accounted for 20 percent of the jobs created by new investments and expansions in Georgia during fiscal 2013, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development.  More
AsiaBusiness

Lehigh Raises $8 Million for Expansion Into Europe, Asia

by Trevor Williams | September 5, 2014 Lehigh Technologies, which makes rubber powder from recycled tires that can be reused in the production of new ones, has raised $8 million in a new financing round to help the Tucker-based firm expand in Europe and Asia.  More
EuropeEducation

Columbus State President Headed to the Netherlands

by Trevor Williams | September 5, 2014 Columbus State University President Timothy Mescon is retiring and heading to the Netherlands, where he will start a regional headquarters for a nonprofit that supports university business schools globally.  More
AmericasBusiness

North Highland Hires President of Its Strategy Practice

by Phil Bolton | August 28, 2014 David Davies, a veteran management and business consultant with an expertise in performance improvement, has joined North Highland as managing director and leader of the global consulting firm’s strategy practice. More
EuropeBusiness

Newnan Firm Acquires IKEA Rights to Sell Its Plastic Pallets Globally

by Phil Bolton | August 21, 2014 A Newnan-based company that manufactures recyclable plastic shipping platforms to replace standard wooden and paper pallets has amicably severed its operations from IKEA, the global provider of Scandinavian-style furniture and accessories. More
EuropeBusiness

Webinar to Help Irish and Northern Irish Companies Sell in the U.S.

by Trevor Williams | August 19, 2014 In an hourlong webinar Sept. 9, attorneys from Arnall Golden Gregory LLP will outline strategies to help firms from Ireland and Northern Ireland sell into the U.S. market.  More
AfricaEconomic Development

Mali's Honorary Consul in Atlanta 'Knighted' at D.C. Ceremony

by Phil Bolton | August 12, 2014 The government of Mali honored its Atlanta-based honorary consul, Vincent Farley, at a ceremony in Washington D.C. Aug. 9 after the Africa Summit, which earlier in the week brought almost all of the African heads of state to the capital. More