Systemax has opened a new distribution center in Jefferson, Georgia. The company is investing $15 million in the site and will hire approximately 400 employees in the next five years. The project also includes a TigerDirect retail store and business sales office.
"The new Georgia facility is an integral component of Systemax's growth strategy for our North American consumer and business customers. The facility's ideal location and talent pool availability will allow us to better serve the needs of our growing customer base and create a significant boost to Georgia's economy," said Richard Leeds, CEO of Systemax Inc. "Through our TigerDirect store, we look forward to providing our vast selection of consumer technology products to shoppers in the greater Atlanta area."
Systemax is a retailer of brand name and private label electronics. The company is recruiting workers through the state's Department of Labor. It has also partnered with Georgia Quick Start for job training. Jefferson is a Georgia Certified Work-Ready Community of Excellence.