Idea Nuova Plans Sylvania, Georgia, Manufacturing-Distribution Complex
The new 400,000-square-foot facility, located at 405 Mims Road, will service customers in the Southeast and support the production and manufacturing of soft home products such as pillows, comforters, and quilts. Operations are scheduled for March 2023.
"The opening of the Sylvania facility completes our strategic nationwide distribution strategy," said Nathan Accad, CEO of Idea Nuova. "We are thrilled to be a part of the fabric of this community, and we’re committed to remain so. We appreciate the support we’ve received from the state and local level that executed this plan in a short period of time."
Headquartered in New York City, Idea Nuova designs, sources, manufactures, and markets premium home textiles and furnishings. The company’s products can be found in the nation’s largest retailers.
"Idea Nuova and our partners in Screven County and the City of Sylvania are creating jobs and opportunities to support a healthy community," noted GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. "Advanced manufacturing and logistics companies are thriving in Georgia, where they can grow at affordable costs and enjoy easy access to the logistics hub of Atlanta and the port cities of Savannah and Brunswick. We’re excited to welcome Idea Nuova to Georgia, and we thank our partners for their hard work and dedication!"
Senior Project Manager Dorie Bacon represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Global Commerce team in partnership with SCDA, Screven County Board of Commissioners, the City of Sylvania, and the Georgia Ports Authority.
"GPA extends a warm, Georgia welcome to Idea Nuova," added Griff Lynch, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). "As we see a resurgence in domestic production across Georgia and the U.S. Southeast, GPA is proud to help support economic development in our rural communities."
"Idea Nuova will be joining a strong and growing industry base and workforce in Screven County," said Screven County Development Authority (SCDA) Chairman Stephen Milner. "The company plans to create 80 jobs, invest heavily in facilities and equipment, and pay lucrative wages. They will provide great opportunities for the residents of the City of Sylvania, Screven County, and the region. We are excited to welcome Idea Nuova to Screven County."
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