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Japan-Based YANMAR America Corporation Opens Facilities In Cherokee County, Georgia

11/02/2016
YANMAR America Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced performance diesel engines, equipment and gas engine based energy systems, will open a training and customer experience facility within the Cherokee 75 Corridor at 1 YANMAR Drive, at the corner of Highway 92 and Old Alabama Road in Cherokee County, Georgia.

YANMAR America Corporation, located in Adairsville, Georgia, is the regional headquarters of Yanmar Co., Ltd. a global company based in Osaka, Japan.

“Cherokee County was a desirable location for our new facility for many reasons,” said YANMAR America President Tim Fernandez. “The area itself offers natural beauty, and the Cherokee County officials were very welcoming and share our vision for promoting sustainability and agriculture. The site’s proximity to our current headquarters in Adairsville and the Atlanta airport is also ideal for bringing in our customers from all over the globe.”

“We are in the business of bringing quality jobs and investment to Georgia, and it is always a great day when we are able to celebrate this good news with statewide partners and our corporate citizens,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “We are happy to welcome YANMAR’s newest operation, and we are confident they will thrive in our pro-business environment.”

“We are delighted to have YANMAR’s state-of-the-art training facility in Cherokee,” said Buzz Ahrens, Cherokee County Commission Chairman. “They are among several new and expanding international corporations choosing Cherokee because of our superb location and access to talent. We look forward to YANMAR’s success as they help to build our sustainable vision for Cherokee.”

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