Right to Work Georgia Attracts News Businesses

Companies are constantly investing in Right to Work Georgia as a result of its Right to Work laws. Companies such as Jack Link’s, East Jordan Plastics, and Trenton Systems are adding new locations within the state. Meanwhile, Boehringer Ingelheim is expanding! Altogether, these four great companies will create a total of 985 new jobs. So this is exciting economic news!

Read on in order to learn more about each investment.

Jack Link’s:

Jack Link’s is investing $450 million toward a new facility in Right to Work Perry, Georgia. This will also create 800 new jobs!

“We are excited to partner with the State of Georgia and Houston County on this state of the art facility.” […]

“We are excited to welcome Jack Link’s to Georgia and look forward to a long and productive partnership with one of the most recognizable brands in the food industry. […] The most important aspect of long-term health and prosperity in our rural communities is economic investment and job growth. It is particularly gratifying to see the work we’ve put in with partners across the state continue to attract generational investments into communities like Perry.”


East Jordan Plastics:

East Jordan Plastics is investing $44 million in order to add a new facility in Right to Work Lyons, Georgia. This will also create 80 new jobs!

“East Jordan Plastics is thrilled to be joining the Lyons community, and we look forward to making this project a huge success for all stakeholders. […] We are grateful to the State of Georgia and Toombs County for their business-friendly and forward-looking leadership providing the opportunity to grow EJP in this strategically significant and beautiful part of the country. We look forward to adding talented, hardworking Toombs County residents to the East Jordan Plastics team in the future.” […]

“Innovative companies like East Jordan Plastics keep waste out of landfills across the country. This exciting project will have a dual impact, keeping plastics out of our waste streams while making a difference in the lives of locally employed Georgians. […] Helping companies invest and grow impactful jobs in rural communities is vital for the long-term health and well-being of the state. Many thanks to East Jordan Plastics for choosing Georgia, and congratulations to Toombs County on making this project a reality.”


Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim is investing $55 million in order to expand in Right to Work Athens, Georgia, creating 55 new jobs!

“Through the successful growth and addition of companies like Boehringer Ingelheim, Georgia continues to establish itself as a growing hub for research and innovation within the life sciences industry. […] Boehringer Ingelheim has long been an important part of our life sciences community in Georgia, leveraging innovative connections and resources across the University System of Georgia to perform cutting-edge research into the prevention and treatment of animal diseases. It is always exciting to celebrate growth within an important existing industry, but even more gratifying when the work being done in Georgia could potentially have such a far reaching impact.”


Trenton Systems:

Trenton Systems is adding new headquarters soon in Right to Work Duluth, Georgia, creating 50 new jobs as a result.

“It’s exciting to see a Georgia-based business leading research and innovation efforts that will help safeguard information for some of the United States’ largest companies and organizations across multiple strategic industries. […] Trenton Systems’ growth reflects the longstanding and continued importance of the cybersecurity and defense industries in Georgia.” […]

“Congratulations to Trenton Systems on their choice to expand their business in Gwinnett County. […] This decision augments the advantages of our region for technology intensive industries that rely on strong universities, technical schools, skilled workers, a business-friendly environment, and a strong hardware and software ecosystem.”


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