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Ivy Linen Services Plans $6 Million Operations Center In Fulton County, Georgia

09/30/2014
Ivy Linen Services, a linen management and outsourcing firm for upscale Atlanta hotels, will open a $6 million, 56,000-square-foot, facility on six acres at 4600 Fulton Industrial Blvd. in Fulton County, Georgia, creating new 150 jobs.

The new facility will support and expand existing operations to better meet demand in Atlanta’s expanding hotel market, Georgia Department of Economic Development officials said.

“Our customers have been eager to partner with a strategic, environmentally conscious linen service provider and now they have that opportunity,” said Ivy Linen Services Vice-President of Sales Thomas Bresson. “We’ve created a corporate culture of sustainability and are 100 percent focused on servicing the hospitality sector, providing our customer base with alternatives from existing vendors that process both hospitality and healthcare services.”

Walt Farrell, Senior Project Manager at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, assisted the company on behalf of the state of Georgia, along with Matthew Patterson at the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Marva Bryan and Edward Nelson at the Development Authority of Fulton County and Charles Stallworth at Georgia Power.

“We are excited to have Ivy Linen Services as part of the business community in the Fulton Industrial District,” Economic Developer at the South Fulton County Economic Development Initiative. “We work very hard every day to attract the type of companies that Ivy Linen Services represents. We look forward to continuing our services through our Retention and Expansion Program.”

“Ivy Linen Services’ decision to locate in Georgia illustrates how our top-ranked workforce, cutting-edge logistics infrastructure and other assets help companies compete and flourish,” Governor Nathan Deal added. “I look forward to the positive impact Ivy Linen Services will have on the Fulton County community and the hospitality industry, and remain confident that Georgia’s No. 1 business climate will support this innovative company for many years to come.”

“Ivy Linen’s new operation in Fulton County is a great example of innovation for sustainability, and exactly the type of industrial investment we are proud to have in metro Atlanta,” said Metro Atlanta Chamber Executive Vice-President/Chief Operating Officer Brian P. McGowan. “The new operation will efficiently service Atlanta’s strong hospitality industry, while uniquely maintaining a focus on water conservation.”

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