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2019

  • WTCSav Presents Official Resolution at BOD Meeting - At World Trade Center Savannah's (WTCSav) December Board of Directors meeting, WTCSav staff and board members presented an official resolution to Lynn Brennan, soon-to-be retired Assistant Area Port Director for Savannah at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). World T... more

  • WTCSav Leads Mission to Ireland - World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) led its fourth and largest mission to Ireland that included 28 representatives from the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Savannah Economic Development Authority, Georgia Grown, the University System of Georgia Board of Regent... more

  • Savannahian Inducted in Irish America Hall of Fame - Savannah, Ga. native Francis (Frank) P. Rossiter Jr. has been inducted into the Irish America Hall of Fame in New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland. Rossiter is one of only 59 people to be so inducted since its founding in 2010. The Hall of Fame recognizes individuals in the Irish... more

  • Savannah Honored to Host 42nd Annual SEUS-Japan - The Southeast U.S./Japan Association and the Japan-U.S. Southeast Association held their 42nd Annual Joint Meeting in Savannah, Ga., Oct. 20 - 23 with the theme of "Bridging Cultures. Celebrating Success." SEUS Chairman Virgil Miller and Japan Chairman Teruo Asada presided ove... more

  • Valdosta, Ga. Welcomes Arglass Southeast - Construction is well underway for a $123 million glass container manufacturing plant that is going to revolutionize the American glass industry via a greenfield start-up plant that will use best-in-class technology to serve the U.S. glass packaging industry, hence reducing the... more

  • Georgia Ports draw $5B investment, 12,000 jobs - SAVANNAH, Ga.,USA Sept. 12, 2019 – The Georgia Ports Authority plans to double capacity at Garden City Terminal to 11 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) per year. Port-related announcements of expansions and new business accounted for nearly $5 billion in in... more

  • Georgia "Top State for Business" for 6th Year - ATLANTA, September 10, 2019 —Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Georgia has been named the “Top State for Business” by Area Development, a leading publication covering corporate site selection and relocation, for the sixth year in a row. The results are determined by the pu... more

  • Record Year for Global Commerce, Film in Georgia - Georgia, USA, September 10, 2019 —Governor Brian P. Kemp joined the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) to announce the record-breaking impact the Global Commerce and Film Divisions had in Georgia during fiscal year 2019 (FY19), which ran from July 1, 2018 to Ju... more

  • Georgia Lands Arglass Yamamura - Georgia's Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Arglass Yamamura, LLC, a glass container manufacturing company, will create more than 150 jobs and invest $123 million to build its first U.S. glass container manufacturing plant in Valdosta, Lowndes County. “With our highly-tra... more

  • Georgia No. 2 for aerospace manufacturing - Georgia is home to more than 800 major aerospace companies, making it the No. 2 most attractive state for aerospace manufacturing. The long list of aerospace companies in Georgia includes big names like Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), Gulfstream Aerospace and Meggitt Polym... more