Coyote MFG Co. will invest $2.5 million in a Nashville, Georgia
, manufacturing facility, with plans to create 100 jobs over the next two years. The company plans to open a 109,000-square-foot facility that will manufacture aluminum fabricated boat parts, steel and aluminum boat trailers, arches, leaning posts and T-tops.
“We appreciate all the support from the local businesses, the city of Nashville, Berrien County and the state of Georgia,” said David Money, Co-founder, Coyote MFG Co. “There is a vast abundance of available workforce in the area, and we have had an overwhelming response from qualified applicants. We look forward to growing Coyote Manufacturing in this great community
“As governor, it has always been a priority of mine to make Georgia’s business climate the best in the nation and to create jobs for hard-working Georgians,” said Governor Nathan Deal
. “Entrepreneurs are increasingly choosing Georgia as their top location due to our highly skilled workforce
, vast array of natural resources, strong infrastructure and pro-business environment. I’m proud that Coyote has chosen to expand here, as it shows the strength and vitality of Georgia’s start-ups and manufacturing industry
According to state economic development officials, the company will take advantage of Quick Start
, the state’s workforce training program
. Michelle Shaw, Georgia Department of Economic Development senior project manager, worked on this project on behalf of the state, along with the Berrien County Development Authority, to assist the company.
“The Berrien County Development Authority is excited to have Coyote Manufacturing, a locally owned industry, start a new manufacturing business in our community,” said Paul Hamilton, chairman of the Berrien County Development Authority. “This partnership between another longtime industry in our county, Chaparral Boats, and Coyote Manufacturing is a great example about how community partnerships and business relationships can be formed for the benefit of everyone here in Berrien County. David and Tony both have a track record of success with prior businesses, and I am grateful for their leadership in taking on this new venture.”
“We are committed to providing the best possible business environment for companies who are looking to grow,” said GDEcD Commissioner Chris Carr. “Georgia ranks as one of the best states in which to start a business, and innovative, homegrown manufacturing companies, such as Coyote Manufacturing, are finding access to a skilled labor pool and an extensive network of industry resources.”