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Finland-Based ADMARES Plans Waycross, Georgia, U.S. Manufacturing Plant

Finland-based ADMARES, which specializes in industrialized manufacturing of buildings and homes, plans to establish its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Waycross, Georgia. The $750 million project is expected to create 1,400 jobs in Ware County.

The company will construct a 2.5-million-square-foot build-to-suit facility located along Highway 23 which will specialize in producing buildings for the housing sector. Operations are scheduled for late 2025.

"Our extensive experience in efficient shipbuilding and process oriented offshore industries has enabled us to innovate and collaborate with key partners Porsche Consulting, MHP – A Porsche Company, and Siemens to develop groundbreaking manufacturing technology," said Mikael Hedberg, Founder and CEO of ADMARES. "With the rise of modern industrialization practices, we have combined our expertise to create a revolutionary robotic-driven manufacturing process that allows entire buildings to be manufactured at a factory rather than on a traditional construction site. With our advanced technology, we are adopting successful practices that are common in other advanced industries."

Turku, Finland-based ADMARES specializes in the mass production of buildings using proprietary technology. The company’s buildings have been used in both the residential and hospitality sectors.

"Workforce housing is a growing national challenge, and Georgia is no exception. The new ADMARES facility is helping address that challenge, filling a niche that is critical to economic development," noted GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. "What sets our state apart is our history of partnership that brings together the public and private sectors to overcome complex challenges. Congratulations to our friends in Waycross and Ware County on their hard work."

Senior Project Manager Elizabeth McLean represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Global Commerce team in partnership with the Waycross and Ware County Development Authority, Georgia Power, and Georgia Quick Start.


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