Category Archives: Industrial

Manufacturing uptick may be key to Atlanta recovery


By Dan Chapman After hemorrhaging blue-collar jobs for decades, metro Atlanta is slowly recouping manufacturing jobs lost to the recession and China. Chicken pluckers and Cisco engineers alike are in high demand across the region, as an improving economy, a … Continue reading

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Georgia factory activity improves again


By David Markiewicz Georgia manufacturing registered another strong performance in April, with the sector expanding for the fourth consecutive month. Increases in new orders and production led the way, as the state’s manufacturers continued their rebound from an inconsistent 2011. … Continue reading

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QRS Recycling Leases 100,000-SF Industrial


By Daniel Weingarten QRS Recycling, a Louisville, KY-based recycling firm, will occupy the entire industrial building at 120 Hollow Tree Lane SW in Atlanta, GA. The company signed a long-term lease deal, which will commence late second quarter of this … Continue reading

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SweetWater brewing plant expanding


ByDavid Markiewicz The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta’s SweetWater Brewing Co. said Tuesday that it expects to complete by this fall a yearlong, three-phase expansion project that will increase its brewing capacity from 100,000 barrels a year to 500,000. The regional craft … Continue reading

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Cobb to award $14.5M school construction contract


By Carla Caldwell, Morning Call Editor Atlanta Business Chronicle The Cobb County school board is set to approve a $14.5 million contract with Austell, Ga.-based Swofford Construction to build the West Cobb 9th Grade Center at Harrison High School, the … Continue reading

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HD Supply sells pipe business


By Arielle Kass The Atlanta Journal-Constitution HD Supply, an Atlanta-based industrial distribution company, has agreed to sell a pipe business. The Industrial PVF business is being sold to Shale-Inland Holdings LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal … Continue reading

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Georgia’s Exide to unveil new battery


By David Markiewicz The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Exide Technologies rolls out a new battery today that could help power the Milton-based manufacturer in a future of higher gas prices and greater demand for fuel efficiency. The $3 billion company plans to … Continue reading

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