(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) February 12, 2018 – Partnership Gwinnett welcomed Gwinnett’s newest relocated and expanded businesses at the annual New Company Reception. The event honored and recognized the companies for their growth, success and investment in the community. The reception was attended by over 100 public and private Partnership Gwinnett investors and representatives from new and expanding Gwinnett organizations.

“Each year we look forward to recognizing the new companies that have relocated or expanded to Gwinnett,” said Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Chair Charlotte Nash. “We value the involvement and investment they bring to our robust business climate and we look forward to their continued success in our community.”

The New Company Reception included representatives from Boehringer Ingelheim, AZZ, Publix Super Markets, LiftMaster and many more. The reception provided the new companies a platform to share the key factors behind their expansion or relocation to Gwinnett, as well as the opportunity to meet both public and private partners of Partnership Gwinnett.

“AZZ’s specialty welding business is dedicated to developing innovative weld overlay products and services to address the challenge of aging infrastructure in energy markets,” said Douglas Shuda, Director of Marketing for AZZ Industrial. “We maintain that commitment by strategically locating and expanding our operations in Gwinnett County.”

Several non-profit organizations were also in attendance to welcome Gwinnett’s newest companies; representatives from the Gwinnett County Public Library, Big Brothers Big Sisters, United Way of Greater Atlanta and more had the opportunity to establish relationships with the companies.

“Our inclusive and connected business community, that brings together public and private partners, offers the new companies the perfect climate for continued growth,” said Nick Masino, Chief Economic Development Officer for Partnership Gwinnett. “With access to a talented workforce, a strong regional economy and diverse partnerships Gwinnett is a favored location for businesses from around the world.

Focused on recruiting, retaining and expanding companies in Gwinnett, Partnership Gwinnett works daily to support and promote businesses in the County’s five targeted industries: Advanced Manufacturing, Corporate Headquarters/Professional Services, Life Sciences and Services, Information Technology and Supply Chain Management.

For more information, or to learn how to get involved in the local economic development efforts, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com


About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is a public-private initiative dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County, Georgia. Since 2006, Partnership Gwinnett has worked with its local partners to attract and retain jobs, cultivate capital investment, support educational institutions, foster workforce development and contribute to the exceptional quality of life found in Gwinnett. Fueled by the support of over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County, K-12 and higher education systems, the mission of Partnership Gwinnett is to strengthen the community’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace and position Gwinnett as the premiere place to live, work and play.

Media Contact
Haley Tolbert | htolbert@partnershipgwinnett.com | 770.232.1174

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