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Leading Knitting and Craft Yarn Company Lion Brand Yarn to Open State-of-the-Art Distribution Center in Savannah
January 13, 2022
- SAVANNAH, GA – The Broe Group’s Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH) announced the addition of its newest tenant in the 2,600-acre industrial park. Lion Brand Yarn’s new 314,000 SF, build-to-suit Savannah facility will be a state-of-the-art distribution center enabling product distribution to major retailers and consumers across...

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Hood Achieves Certified Economic Developer Designation from the International Economic Development Council
November 30, 2021
- Atlanta, Ga. — Jessica Hood, Vice President of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority, earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a national recognition that denotes a mastery of skills in economic development, professional attainment, and a commitment to personal and professional growth. The CEcD exam was administered by...

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Cannondale to Double Georgia Workforce, Open State-of-the-Art Assembly Facility in Effingham County
October 27, 2021
- Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that bicycle company Cannondale, a premium brand of Dorel Industries, Inc. will open a new state-of-the-art U.S. assembly facility in Effingham County. This expansion in Georgia will bring 60 jobs to Effingham County, doubling the company’s current workforce in...

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Effingham Business Owner Talks Automation to Savannah Area Industrial Employers
September 25, 2021
- Rob Lanham, founder of Silver Lake Automation in Rincon, GA, shares the importance of automation and robotics with area industrial employers and educators at an event hosted at World Trade Center Savannah last week. World Trade Center Savannah, in partnership with the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA), hosted a...

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IDA Adds ‘Industrious’ Conarton
August 24, 2021
- RINCON — During her first few days as an employee of the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (IDA), Alex Conarton’s “industriousness” was limited mostly to packing and moving boxes. Three months later, however, she is progressing toward becoming the economic mover and shaker that wants to...

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Broe Group’s Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub Unveils Import Distribution Facility
June 29, 2021
- SAVANNAH —The Broe Group's Savannah Gateway Industrial Hub (SGIH) has completed delivery of a new 388,400 square foot import distribution space to serve the park's second tenant.  The new facility, operated by Ryder Logistics on behalf of a leading consumer products brand, joins A&R Logistics'...

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Effingham County Seniors Complete Inaugural Workforce PhD Program at Effingham College & Career Academy
May 21, 2021
- Several Effingham County seniors seized the opportunity to prepare themselves for the workforce following their graduation in May. The Effingham College and Career Academy (ECCA) worked in partnership with the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (ECIDA), Savannah Technical College, and area industries to execute the very first Workforce PhD program...

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Dorel Sports Builds for Future with New Fulfillment Center in Rincon, Georgia
March 25, 2021
- Dorel Sports, a division of Dorel Industries, Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), today announced their new flagship fulfillment center. The 775,000 sq./ft building will distribute products from iconic brands Schwinn, Mongoose, Kid Trax, Cannondale and GT. The new building is near the existing fulfillment center in the Georgia International...

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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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