Gov. Kemp Celebrates Georgia Made Day

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp joined Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Commissioner Pat Wilson, state officials, and Georgia companies to celebrate Georgia Made Day at the State Capitol. The event featured an exposition of products from Georgia manufacturers as well as the launch of the Georgia Made logo.

"This event is an incredible opportunity to showcase all that Georgia has to offer," said Governor Kemp. "The world-class products manufactured by these Georgia Made companies are a large part of what solidifies Georgia's position as the top state for business. These companies have created greater opportunities for hardworking Georgians in every corner of our state. Together, we will continue to let the world know that the Peach State is open for business."

“Georgia Made is a mark of pride for our businesses, and it’s a promise from our state,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “We are team-focused, and the Georgia Department of Economic Development is proud that our whole-state and globally integrated approach to facilitating jobs and investment opportunities for existing industries has helped make our state number one for business for seven years running.”

Companies represented at Georgia Made Day included Hitachi Automotive Systems, GE/Roper Corporation, Kubota Manufacturing, YKK, Southern Ionics, Claxton Poultry Farms, Ingevity, Sewon, Hurst Boiler and Welding Co., Kia, Taurus, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Luxottica, and Bridgestone Golf.