Peanuts, Guns, and Metal for Right to Work Georgia!

Businesses are investing in Right to Work Georgia. These are Aurubis – a metal recycling company, American Peanut Growers, and also Remington! Aurubis is adding a new location soon in Augusta. Meanwhile, Remington is locating headquarters in LaGrange. And lastly, American Peanut Growers is expanding in Donalsonville. Altogether, these three investments will create 1,071 new jobs for the state. So this is exciting news for the economy!

Read on to learn more about these business investments.


Aurubis is investing $340 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work Augusta, Georgia. This will also create 125 new jobs!

“With this investment, we are setting a clear example of sustainable growth, and will become a forerunner for multi-metal recycling in the U.S. as well – a role that we already have in Europe now.” […]

“The Georgia Ports Authority is happy to play a role in bringing jobs and investment to Georgia. […] Exports produced by the Aurubis recycling operation will strengthen the state’s global position via Savannah, already one of the nation’s most balanced ports in terms of import-export trade.” […]

“They were looking for obviously the size of the site, full utility services, but also workforce. […] Between our corporate park and the workforce, they were very much positives in Augusta’s favor.”


American Peanut Growers:

American Peanut Growers Group is investing $85 million in order to expand in Right to Work Donalsonville, Georgia, creating 90 new jobs.

“Agriculture is Georgia’s oldest and largest industry. In our diverse economy, it continues to be a major driver of economic prosperity in every corner of the state. […] Georgia is perennially the number one state in the nation in the production of peanuts, so it is exciting to see American Peanut Growers Group continue to invest in our state and in our people. Many thanks to our partners at the Development Authority of Seminole County and Donalsonville for their support.”



Remington is adding headquarters and manufacturing in Right to Work LaGrange, Georgia with a $100 million investment, creating 856 new jobs!

“Georgia’s firearms industry is responsible for thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of investment in our communities. […] I am a proud owner of some of Remington’s first-class product. And now, I am excited to welcome them to their new home in the Peach State. […] I look forward to seeing the oldest firearms manufacturer in America thrive in Georgia’s pro-business environment.” […]

“For more than two centuries, Remington Arms has been a part of the fabric of our country. And for many of us who grew up with a strong connection to the outdoors and a love of outdoor sports, a trusted brand like Remington has been interwoven into our lives. […] This makes it all the more exciting for us to see Remington Firearms locate their global headquarters and advanced manufacturing operations in Georgia where they will join a strong community of great companies who call this state home.”


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