Recap: Right to Work Georgia Sees New Businesses

Georgia’s economy is constantly on the rise, as a result of its Right to Work laws. And it’s no surprise as to why. Right to Work states provide benefits for businesses as well as workers. And because of this, companies are locating here. Three of the most recent new Georgia locations are coming from Serena & Lily, Moderna, and Aspen Aerogels. Altogether, they will create 475 new jobs. So this is more exciting news for the state’s economy!

Read on in order to learn more about each investment!

Serena & Lily:

Serena & Lily is investing $55 million to add a new distribution center in Right to Work Effingham County, Georgia, creating 75 new jobs.

“After comprehensive exploration, we believe Effingham County will be an ideal location for Serena & Lily’s first East Coast distribution center, and look forward to partnering with local, county and state authorities to foster the growth of our brand.” […]

“Our unmatched logistics infrastructure through air, land, and sea is an asset to any company that chooses to locate here. […] We are home to the nation’s fastest-growing port, and Georgia has established itself as the logistics hub of the Southeast. We are excited Serena & Lily chose Georgia to grow their business, and we look forward to helping them reach markets all over the world.” […]

“We’re excited to welcome Serena & Lily to the logistics community, and as a customer of Georgia Ports.” […]

“We are thrilled to have a reputable company like Serena & Lily located in our community. […] owe a special thanks to our development partners at Chesterfield and Stonemont for helping attract world-class companies to Effingham County.”

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Moderna:

Moderna is adding a new location soon in Right to Work Atlanta, Georgia. This will mean more vaccines as well as over 150 new jobs!

“We look forward to engaging with the diverse pool of talent in the Atlanta community.” […]

“We are excited to welcome Moderna to Georgia’s vibrant life sciences community. Atlanta was on the front lines in the development and clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine. […] Georgia’s spirit of collaboration and innovation has fostered impressive growth across the entire health and life sciences ecosystem. Many thanks to Moderna for continuing that momentum and investing in Georgia.”

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Aspen Aerogels:

Aspen Aerogels is investing $325 million toward a new location soon in Right to Work Bulloch County, Georgia. This will also create over 250 new jobs!

“It’s a thrilling day to be able to welcome Aspen Aerogels’ innovative, sustainable solutions for the electric vehicle and energy storage markets to Georgia. […] We look forward to having Georgia employees collaborating with Aspen’s network of world-class scientists, engineers, and additional skilled workforce to solve the challenges of our changing mobility landscape.” […]

“On behalf of the Development Authority of Bulloch County, we are proud to welcome Aspen Aerogels to the Statesboro-Bulloch County community and our region. […] Along with our great site and logistics advantages, we believe that Aspen’s decision to locate here is a testament to our region’s commitment to innovation, particularly in the electric mobility ecosystem.”

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