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Boffo Performance

Hollywood’s record year ushers in changes in Georgia industry education.

EV Industry Keeps Rolling Along

Georgia remains on an electric-vehicle-driven roll, and innovation isn’t limited to Georgia’s roads. Traditional economic pillars agriculture and defense also are growing through technology.

Scoring Goals While Going Green

As Georgia embraces eco-friendly economic growth, even Mercedes-Benz Stadium is going natural.

Electric Development

Hyundai plans to bring 8,100 jobs to southeastern Georgia with a $5.54 billion EV plant.

Location, Location, Location

That package on your doorstep had a long commute. What feels like a seamless single-click to a consumer initiates a journey that requires a massive infrastructure with organization, direction, and smooth coordination to move products to their destination.

Georgia Sets Economic Development Records

The Peach State is on a roll. Georgia recently set a nine-month record for job creation and investments with totals through the third quarter of 2022 surpassing 2021 year-end figures.

Pharma’s Next Frontier?

With a focus on “clean” medicine, Atlanta-based startup Genexa looks to disrupt the over-the-counter drug market.

Family Footsteps

Okabashi CEO Sara Irvani is leading her family’s shoe business into a sustainable future.

Midas Touch

Goldens’ Foundry and Machinery Company was established in 1882 and is now best known by the brand name Goldens’ Cast Iron. It’s still Columbus-based, now run by descendants of the original founders. Here’s how the company has pivoted in the last few years, and how it has stayed true to itself and its founders’ vision.

Fresh Start

Berlin-based HelloFresh, the largest meal-kit delivery company in the world, knew exactly what it was getting into when it decided to bring a meal-distribution facility to the state. And it couldn’t have worked out better.

Straight Shot

RemArms joins firearms and munitions manufacturers such as Glock (Smyrna), Taurus (Bainbridge), and Daniel Defense (Black Creek) in a $2 billion sector that employed more than 10,000 people in the state in 2021, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

Charge!

Doing business on the edge of a cutting-edge industry is not for the weak of will or wallet. When Netherlands-based electric vehicle (EV) player Heliox opened a new headquarters in the Brookwood Hills area of Atlanta last May, the company trumpeted pedal-to-the-metal plans to literally electrify the continent.

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Boffo Performance

Hollywood’s record year ushers in changes in Georgia industry education.

More Than a Pretty Place

GaBiz Editor in Chief talks about Georgia tourism’s economic impact and its dramatic recovery with Georgia Department of Economic Development Deputy Commissioner for Tourism Mark Jaronski.

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GaBiz Editor in Chief talks about the state’s strategy for training a skilled workforce with Technical College System of Georgia’s Commissioner Greg Dozier.