GEORGIA

Announcements

Sustainable Building Materials Company to Invest $59 Million in Upson County

ATLANTA – January 27, 2023 – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Green Georgia LLC, a sustainable building materials manufacturing company, will create over 170 jobs at the company’s new headquarters in Thomaston and invest $59 million in the facility. “In Georgia, companies have all the resources they need to thrive, from reliable infrastructure to More…

Gran Bio received an $80 Million grant from the US Department of Energy for the Thomaston facility

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $118 million in funding for 17 projects to accelerate the production of sustainable biofuels for America’s transportation and manufacturing needs. The selected projects, located at universities and private companies, will drive the domestic production of biofuels and bioproducts by advancing biorefinery development, from pre-pilot to demonstration, to create sustainable fuels that reduce emissions associated with fossil fuels. Funding for this opportunity supports More…

GranBio Technologies in Partnership with Birla Carbon Awarded $730,000 in Grants for Scale-Up of Nanocellulose Dispersion Composite (NDC™) Masterbatch

Meriwether Ready Mix to build plant in Thomaston

KJK Holdings, owners of Meriwether Ready Mix, recently purchased ten acres in the Thomaston-Upson County Industrial Park. The company will build a concrete plant to serve this area. According to Kyle Fletcher, Executive Director of the Thomaston-Upson IDA, “the addition of Meriwether Ready Mix to our industrial park will be a tremendous asset to Upson More…

First Planet Fitness Club in Thomaston, Georgia to Open in Mid-September

Thomaston location marks the 10th Georgia club for Planet Fitness Southeast, one of the largest Planet Fitness franchisee groups in the U.S. ORLANDO, Fla. (August 26, 2019) – Planet Fitness, the innovative health club franchise known for its Judgement Free Zone® and affordable prices, announces its plans to open the first Planet Fitness location in More…

American Blossom: Launches New Collection of Eco-Friendly, 100% Made in USA Organic Cotton Bedding

Thomaston Mills, a leading manufacturer of quality linens since 1899, announces the launch of American Blossom Linens, a collection of environmentally responsible, luxuriously soft, 100% Made in USA organic cotton bedding. THOMASTON, Ga. (PRWEB) February 26, 2019 — Thomaston Mills, a family owned textile mill, has been making bedding for over 115 years in the More…

New Industry projects $13 Million investment, 30-plus new jobs

Ranew’s Painting Facility Rezoning Request On Fast Track Published 5-1-2019  By Jim Wheeless In a special called meeting April 18, the planning and zoning board voted unanimously to approve a request by Rolling 13 Ranch, LLC through applicant WSL Real Estate Holdings, LLC to rezone 44 acres at Delray Road and Highway 36 for a More…

Standard textile presents IDA with $12 million proposal, Standard commits 30 more jobs

Published 12–5–2018  The Thomaston–Upson Industrial Development Authority approved a bond resolution during last week‘s regularly scheduled meeting for the issuance of a $12 million bond to Standard Textile.  According to IDA Attorney Joel Bentley, “The IDA was approached last month by Standard Textile, they love to come in at the end of the year and More…

Lumber Company to Invest in Thomaston Sawmill

Interfor Corporation is investing into its Thomaston Sawmill in Upson County.  August 2, 2018  THOMASTON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Interfor Corporation is investing $112,000,000 into its Thomaston Sawmill in Upson County. The lumber manufacturers announced its Thomaston mill will be part of Phase II of the Southern Investment Strategy.  In all, Interfor Corporation is taking on More…

CROWN TECHNOLOGY HAS CLOSED ON A BUILDING

Wednesday, May 2, 2018  As part of Crown Technology‘s continued success and commitment to product diversification, We are pleased to announce the acquisition of the property at 600 Poplar Drive, Thomaston, GA. Crown Technology, LLC, based in Woodbury, GA produces various pavement marking products that are sold worldwide.  This new location will house Crown Technology‘s More…