US County of Bryan to get $87 million investment for garment factory

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US clothing company Komar Brands will invest $87 million in a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Bryan County, US state of Georgia, Governor Brian P Kemp has announced. The company’s move will create 294 new jobs.

Komar’s new facility will be located at Interstate Center 3, a Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) certified site. To achieve certification from the GRAD program, a property must undergo due diligence and meet specific certification requirements before a potential business visits.

Apparel company Komar Brands will invest $87 million in a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Bryan County, US state of Georgia, Governor Brian P Kemp has announced. The company’s move will create 294 new jobs. Komar’s new facility will be located at Interstate Center 3, a Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development Certified site.

According to a Georgia State Government press release, completing the GRAD certification program with the Georgia Department of Economic Development is a proactive way for community planners and landowners to help catalyze economic growth. and industrial development for the regions they serve.

“Georgia’s world-class ports and infrastructure are a key reason companies choose to bring their operations to this #1 state for business,” said Governor Brian Kemp. “You really can do anything and reach markets around the world from here. I look forward to Komar’s success in Georgia and the opportunities they will bring to hard-working people in Bryan County. .

Founded in 1908, Komar is an industry leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of brands of sleepwear, underwear, children’s and overlays. The company manages a diverse portfolio of own, licensed and private label brands.

“Komar is thrilled to partner with Georgia to establish this new manufacturing and distribution center, which is an important part of our strategic vision,” said Charlie Komar, President and CEO of Komar. “We look forward to breaking new ground in the very near future and appreciate all the assistance and cooperation needed to bring this project to fruition.”

“Komar is a welcome addition to our existing industrial base in Bryan County,” said Development Authority of Bryan County Chairman Jon Seagraves. “Our staff found this lead at the Port Authority of Georgia Foreign Trade Conference three years ago, and we are thrilled that the work done over the past few years has resulted in such a great project. .”

Dorie Bacon, Regional Project Manager, represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Global Commerce Team on this competitive project in partnership with Bryan County Development Authority, Georgia Ports Authority and Georgia Quick Start.

“We are thrilled to welcome a well-established company like Komar to Georgia, and we look forward to a lasting relationship between the company and the community,” said Commissioner GDEcD Pat Wilson. “Our consistent economic policy and dedication to quick-to-market solutions have made Georgia a place of dynamic growth. We are grateful for the strong partnerships between our local communities and the Georgia Ports Authority that make doing business in Georgia easier for companies like Komar.

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