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Feit Electric Opening McDonough, Georgia, Distribution Hub

Feit Electric, a leading smart home and energy-efficient lighting brand, will invest more than $25 million in opening a distribution center in Henry County, Georgia. The project is expected to create 120 jobs.

This will mark the company’s first distribution center on the East Coast of the U.S. Feit purchased an existing 268,940-square-foot facility, located at 255 Declaration Drive.

“Continuing to invest in our supply chain and distribution capabilities is required to support our expanding smart home and LED lighting business,” said President Alan Feit of Feit Electric. “We will be bringing inventory through the Port of Savannah and selected the location based on proximity to the Port of Savannah and convenience to metro Atlanta. Establishing a new distribution presence helps us support the growing demand for flexible customer delivery options in this dynamic retail market.”

Project Manager Alex Jones represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Global Commerce division on this competitive project in partnership with the Henry County Development Authority, the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Georgia Ports Authority, and Georgia Power.

“Georgia’s strong logistics infrastructure continues to give the state a competitive advantage in attracting companies to create jobs and opportunities here,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “It’s a pleasure to welcome Feit Electric to Georgia. I’m confident they will find great success in Henry County, and I look forward to fostering the state’s long-term relationship with their team.”

For more than 40 years, Feit Electric has been a leading lighting and smart home brand that sells to major retailers including Georgia-based The Home Depot, and Lowe’s, Ace Hardware, Costco, and Menards. An early pioneer in energy-efficient lighting, Feit Electric was one of the first to bring compact fluorescent lamps and LED technologies to market. With customers all over the world, the company plans to utilize Georgia’s extensive port system and ship 5,000 TEUs through the Port of Savannah annually.

“We’re pleased to welcome Feit Electric to our thriving region as they move into their new home in Henry County,” said Katie Kirkpatrick, president and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber. “As a global leader in logistics, distribution, and supply chain, metro Atlanta has all the resources to help drive the success of businesses like Feit Electric. Congratulations to the team at Feit Electric and all of our partners who were a part of this important project.”

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