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Carroll County’s Southwire Company, LLC Becomes Latest Georgia Firm to Join FTZ Program

Posted by on Oct 17, 2019 in FTZ News, Georgia News | 0 comments

ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2019 – Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone (GFTZ) President and CEO Julie Brown today welcomed Southwire Company, LLC of Carrollton, Georgia, as the latest company to join the Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) program in Georgia. By joining the FTZ program, Southwire will realize a variety of unique FTZ program benefits including the delay and reduction in tariffs and other...

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Global Atlanta: Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone Program Benefits Japanese Companies (and Thousands of Their Local Employees)

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019 in FTZ News, Georgia News | 0 comments

Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone Program Benefits Japanese Companies (and Thousands of Their Local Employees) Global Atlanta By Julie Brown August 1, 2019 https://www.globalatlanta.com/georgia-foreign-trade-zone-program-benefits-japanese-companies-and-thousands-of-their-local-employees/ Few bilateral economic relationships are as important to Georgia’s economy as its ties to Japan. Since the 1970s, the Peach State has repeatedly shown its friends in Tokyo that Georgia is a hub for investment and business...

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Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone’s Julie Brown Addresses SelectUSA Investment Summit On FTZ Program Features & Benefits

Posted by on Jun 25, 2019 in FTZ News, Trade News | 0 comments

ATLANTA, June 25, 2019 – Earlier this month, Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone (GFTZ) President and CEO Julie Brown delivered remarks on the value and importance of the U.S. Foreign Trade Zone program at the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC. It is the U.S. Department of Commerce’s premier event promoting business investment into the United States. More than 3,000...

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Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone’s Julie Brown Named One of “100 Most Influential Georgians” by Georgia Trend Magazine

Posted by on Jan 10, 2019 in FTZ News, Georgia News | 0 comments

ATLANTA, January 10, 2019 – Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone (GFTZ) today recognized President & CEO Julie Brown for being recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Georgians” by Georgia Trend magazine. The list is intended to “represent the best qualities of leadership, power, character and influence the state has to offer.” Brown, who is also a founding member of...

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Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone Recognized as Top Zone in U.S. for Second Consecutive Year

Posted by on Nov 8, 2018 in FTZ News | 0 comments

ATLANTA, November 8, 2018 – Georgia Foreign-Trade Zone (GFTZ) announced today that it was awarded the “Top Free Zones Award” by Site Selection magazine for the second consecutive year. GFTZ, which is consistently increasing its client base, was chosen for this recognition following a confidential global survey of more than 1,000 supply chain executives and site selection consultants. “This recognition...

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