Archer Aviation to Create 1k Jobs in Right to Work Georgia


Archer Aviation will soon be creating 1,000 new jobs in Right to Work Newton County, Georgia. This all comes as a result of a new manufacturing facility that they are building here. And in order to make all of these great opportunities possible, the company is investing a total of $118 million toward Georgia’s economy. So this is an incredible development!

From Area Development Magazine:

“After many months of discussion and evaluation, we’re excited to announce Archer’s decision to locate its first manufacturing facility in Covington as we continue to progress towards commercialization. […] Our goal of creating Urban Air Mobility networks across major cities nationwide requires us to ramp production of our aircraft. This facility represents a huge step toward ensuring we can meet this challenge head-on.” […]

“Technology and innovation continue to drive change across strategic industries, and Archer Aviation is on the forefront of a technological evolution in the aviation industry. Utilizing an innovative, state-of-the art eVTOL aircraft design, the company will look to sustainably tackle mobility issues in our urban centers, and we are thrilled they decided to invest in Georgia. […] Our Center of Innovation’s specialized Aerospace team has been uniquely involved in this project, and I am proud of their continued efforts to foster Georgia’s aerospace and defense industries. Congratulations to our partners in Newton County on helping us bring these jobs of the future to Georgia.” […]

“We welcome Archer Aviation to metro Atlanta where the strength of our community will help ensure the success of their new facility. […] Metro Atlanta’s expertise in the aviation industry coupled with the support of our academic, business, civic and government partners make our region the perfect place to invest in a new facility. Congratulations to all of the partner organizations that supported this project.”


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