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Effingham County Industrial Development Authority Launches New Website
January 25, 2021
- Springfield, Ga. — The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA) launched a new website earlier this month as part of their mission to provide current, targeted information about the community’s business friendly climate, thriving existing industry base, and competitive workforce and location advantages.  The website can be...

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AeroDynamic Aviation, Inc. Expanding Footprint in Effingham County
December 29, 2020
- Steady growth in the aerospace sector over the past six years has prompted local aerospace parts manufacturer to expand their footprint in Effingham County, Georgia. AeroDynamic Aviation, Inc., a supplier of subassembly interior parts for a regional luxury aircraft manufacturer, has announced the acquisition of a 17 acre site on Highway 21...

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OmniTRAX Brings its Rail Ready Sites Program to the Greater Savannah Area with the Support of Effingham County Industrial Development Authority
August 19, 2020
- OmniTRAX, Inc. a comprehensive logistics solutions provider and an affiliate of The Broe Group, is launching its Rail-Ready Sites program at Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub in coordination with the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA). The Rail-Ready Sites program connects customers looking to maximize supply chain performance with rail-served properties. ...

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DRT America Supports Local First Responders and Heathcare Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic
June 19, 2020
- DRT America steps up to support local first responders and hospital staff in Effingham County during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Late last week, representatives of DRT America personally delivered a hundred bottles of hand sanitizer to local emergency management and Sheriff’s Office employees, who have been on the...

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EDITORIAL:  Local Industries Meeting Challenges
June 9, 2020
- As the Governor’s shelter in place order expires and those of us who have been fortunate enough to work remotely begin returning to our offices, it is hard to imagine what this “new normal” will look like in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Over...

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Sunland Logistics Enters Growing Savannah, GA Market to Expand Panasonic Support
May 6, 2020
- Sunland Logistics Solutions, Inc (“Sunland”) expands their network to the Savannah, GA market after being selected to manage a 100,000 SF fulfillment center for Panasonic Corporation of North America. This fulfilment center, located at the Georgia International Trade Center in Effingham County, will also provide excess capacity for Sunland...

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A&R Logistics Adds Distribution Capacity as Anchor Tenant in New Industrial Park
October 15, 2019
- The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA), in partnership with OmniTRAX, announced today that A&R Logistics, Inc. plans to expand its distribution capacity on the east coast with the lease up to one million square feet in the newly developed Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH) in Effingham County,...

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Americold Breaks Ground on New Facility to Boost Trade Through Port of Savannah
July 23, 2019
- Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD), (“Americold”), the world’s largest publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the ownership, operation and development of temperature-controlled infrastructure, today announced it has broken ground on a new 15 million-refrigerated-cubic-foot, state-of-the-art cold storage facility in Savannah, Ga. The new...

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Shaw to add Distribution and Warehousing Capacity as Anchor Tenant in New Industrial Park
July 16, 2019
- Shaw Industries Group, Inc. plans to expand its distribution and warehousing capacity with the lease of more than one million square feet in the newly developed Georgia International Trade Center (GITC) in Effingham County, Ga. The company has signed an agreement to lease two buildings in the GITC -- one...

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