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Continental Case Invests $3.5 Million On Georgia Manufacturing Facility

Area Development Online News Desk (12/28/2012)
Continental Case, a manufacturer of replacement parts, shelves and skin kits for all major brands of OEM refrigerated cases for the supermarket industry, will invest $3.5 million to establish its North American headquarters and manufacturing facility in Cherokee County, Georgia, creating 70 jobs.

“Continental Case is a great example of an international company that has chosen to invest in Georgia and capitalize on our transportation infrastructure,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Cummiskey. “The low cost of doing business in Georgia will allow them to better serve customers through their Georgia-based North American headquarters.”

“Cherokee County is perfect for Continental Case as the company’s new facility will house its headquarters, manufacturing, and distribution,” said Chairman of the Cherokee Office of Economic Development, Marshall Day. “We look forward to working with them to make this location a huge success.”

“Our authority was pleased to play a role in recruiting Continental Case to our community,” said chairman of the Cherokee County Development Authority, Steve Holcomb.

The Georgia Department of Labor and Georgia QuickStart, are supporting Continental Case in hiring and developing a high performance workforce for the new facility. The company is currently filing positions in manufacturing including: CNC Operators, Sheet Metal Fabrication Operators and general labor positions in woodworking and refrigeration.

The Georgia Department of Economic Development collaborated with the Cherokee County Office of Economic Development and Electric Cities of Georgia to manage this project. GDEcD senior project manager, Annie Baxter, assisted the company on behalf of the state.

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