Ammeraal Beltech, a member of the Ammega Group and a leading global manufacturer of lightweight conveyor belting, will invest more than $19 million in opening a new production plant in Buford, Georgia. The expansion is expected to create 83 jobs in Hall County.
The state-of-the-art facility, located at 4627 Distribution Parkway and expected to be operational in Fall 2021, will produce a full range of synthetic conveyor belts used for conveying a multitude of products.
“We are excited to expand our Americas infrastructure to provide a new level of service and response to our distributor and OEM customer base,” said Niels van den Boogert, vice president and general manager of Ammeraal Beltech Conveying Solutions.
“I want to congratulate Ammeraal Beltech on their continuous growth and welcome their expansion to Buford and in the State of Georgia,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Pat Wilson. “As a hub for both manufacturing and logistics, Ammeraal Beltech will be able to benefit from our excellent workforce and infrastructure, positioning them well for further growth opportunities.”
Founded in 1950, Ammeraal Beltech is an international leader in the design, manufacturing, fabrication, and servicing of high-performance process and conveyor belts. With manufacturing sites in Europe, the U.S., Canada, and Asia, Ammeraal Beltech’s products are available in 150 countries across the globe.
“We are excited to have Ammeraal Beltech join the community of global manufacturing companies in Hall County and Georgia,” said Tim Evans, vice president of economic development for the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce. “We will support their team as they grow their North American presence with this new location.”