Pratt & Whitney to Create 400 New Right to Work Georgia Jobs

Right to Work Georgia Economic Update

Pratt & Whitney is planning an expansion soon in Right to Work Columbus, Georgia. In order to accomplish this, the company is investing a total of $206 million toward the project. This will also allow them to create 400 new jobs. So this is exciting news!

From Area Development Magazine:

“Pratt & Whitney has been doing business in Georgia for nearly 40 years and in that time, our Columbus business has grown from a small manufacturing facility to a large, state-of-the-art manufacturing and overhaul center, where we employ approximately 2,000 employees. […] We remain committed to supporting manufacturing jobs in Georgia and see an incredible opportunity to expand our workforce and our company’s capabilities in Columbus, aligned with our Industry 4.0 strategy. This investment will help ensure that we have the infrastructure, machinery and equipment upgrades in place to provide the best products and services to our customers worldwide. The tremendous support we receive from the community and state have contributed to our success in Georgia.” […]

“Georgia’s network ofaerospace and manufacturing companiessupport and build on each other in a way that enhances the entire ecosystem. […] Pratt & Whitney is a long-time partner for the state and other industry leaders, including Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines. We are excited for Pratt & Whitney’s continued investment in Columbus and Muscogee County.” […]

“Columbus, Georgia, strives to be a top tier location for businesses to locate and expand. […] State partnerships and a focus on workforce development make this possible. The success of one of Columbus, Georgia’s largest employers is a major win in our efforts to grow quality jobs and attract new private investment.”


To read the previous economic update on Right to Work states, click here.

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