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August 26, 2014
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the Centers of Innovation, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, connected and assisted nearly 4,000 Georgia companies during 2014, up 30 percent from the previous fiscal year.
“We are proud to offer this unique economic development resource to both companies that call Georgia home and those looking to locate here,” said Deal.
August 25, 2014
Atlanta’s southside has a long history as a hub for logistics companies, and with a number of efforts underway to put more warehousing and e-commerce operations in place there, it has the potential to be one of the Southeast’s largest logistics centers.
One of the biggest efforts to promote more logistics operations along the south side is through the reuse and redevelopment of 1,168 acres at the former Fort Gillem Army Base into the Gillem Logistics Center.
August 8, 2014
There is a major shortage of people being trained in logistics in an age where technology is changing the world of manufacturing.
Page Siplon, executive director of the Georgia Centers of Innovation, spoke Tuesday about the impact of falling behind in logistics is having in nation. Siplon also discussed other changes in the manufacturing industry that’ll shape the future during the First Tuesday Luncheon hosted by the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce.
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