AmericasEconomic Development

Goya Opens Distribution Center in McDonough

by Trevor Williams | October 6, 2014 Goya Foods Inc., one of the largest Hispanic-owned food distributors in the United States, has opened a new regional distribution center in McDonough. More
AsiaEconomic Development

Wet Wipes and Brakes: Japanese Manufacturers Continue Investment Resurgence

by Trevor Williams | October 2, 2014 One Japanese firm has set up a new North American headquarters in Gwinnett County, while an auto supplier has expanded its operations in the city of Warrenton, Ga.  More

Notre Dame Announces the Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs

by Phil Bolton | October 2, 2014 The University of Notre Dame has announced that Donald R. Keough and his wife Marilyn are donating to the Indiana institution $50 million to fund a new School of Global Affairs and a building in which to house the program. More

Fortune Names Coke Director Most Powerful Woman in Europe

by Phil Bolton | September 24, 2014 Ana Botin, who recently was described by Fortune magazine as “the most powerful woman in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, was appointed to the board of directors of the Coca-Cola Co. last year in July. More
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

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

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