Gov. Kemp: German Robotics Company to Locate Headquarters, Manufacturing in Cherokee County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Becker Robotic Equipment, a global cable and robotic machinery manufacturer specializing in individualized robotic equipment, will build a new manufacturing facility to house its North American headquarters in Canton. The new facility will deliver more than $30 million in investment and create 137 new jobs in Cherokee County.

Gov. Kemp and TCSG Announce New College and Career Academies

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) approved grants totaling $6 million in bond funds to establish two new College and Career Academies. TCSG Commissioner Greg Dozier will award two partnerships with grant funds to establish the new College and Career Academies in Dooly and Monroe Counties via a cumulative bond amount of $6 million ($3 million to each) and a cash investment of $200,000 ($100,000 to each).

Gov. Kemp Announces Second Term Senior Staff

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the following senior staff appointees for his second term:

Gov. Kemp: Second Global Automotive Supplier for Hyundai Metaplant To Create 1,500 Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Hyundai Mobis, one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, plans to invest $926 million in an Electric Vehicle (EV) Power Electric system plant in Bryan County that will eventually employ at least 1,500 people.

Gov. Kemp Announces Appointment to Georgia Ports Authority

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the appointment of Benjamin “Ben” J. Tarbutton, III to the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA).

Gov. Kemp: Manufacturer Steves & Sons, Inc. to Invest Over $100 Million in Jackson County

Atlanta, GA – Gov. Brian P. Kemp today announced that Steves & Sons, Inc., a high volume and family-owned millwork manufacturer, will invest over $100 million and create 170 jobs over the next three years as it builds a new, state-of-the-art facility in Jackson County. This is the company’s second expansion announcement in Georgia in the last year.

Gov. Kemp: Georgia Lottery Celebrates Record First Quarter, $389.9M raised for HOPE and Pre-K

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the Georgia Lottery Corporation’s most profitable first quarter since its inception in 1993. Profits transferred to the State Treasury’s Lottery for Education Account will amount to $389.9 million, surpassing last year’s first quarter transfer by $25.1 million.

Gov. Kemp Announces New Agency Leadership Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Kevin Tanner will head the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), following Commissioner Judy Fitzgerald's retirement. Monica Johnson will serve as Interim Commissioner until Mr. Tanner's start date on December 16.

Governor Kemp and TCSG Announce Historic Apprenticeship Investment

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) today announced $1 million in awards for the inaugural Registered Apprenticeships program as part of the High Demand Career Initiative (HDCI). These investments will create 120 new apprenticeships throughout the state across multiple industries in need of workers following generational investment and job creation in the Peach State, including healthcare, manufacturing, and construction.

Gov. Kemp: Global Apparel Company to Build Manufacturing, Distribution Facility in Bryan Co.

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Komar Brands, a global apparel company, will create 294 new jobs and invest $87 million in a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Bryan County.