ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWSLETTER                               November 2015

Welcome Rob Bradham!
After conducting a nationwide search, the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Rob Bradham has been selected as the Chamber's President and CEO.  The search was conducted by executive search firm Jorgenson Consulting and led by a seven member Search Committee. Bradham began work on November 9.

To read more about Bradham, click HERE
Challenger Industries, a Global Leader in Artificial Turf, Announce Their Expansion Plans for a New 42 Acre Campus in Dalton, Georgia

Challenger Industries, recognized as a global leader in synthetic turf and environmentally friendly artificial grass, announce their plans for a new 42 acre campus in Dalton, Ga. Phase 1 of their plan will include the construction of a new 250,000 sq ft plant which will combine their sales department, manufacturing and distribution space under one roof.

To read more click HERE
amp Trillium Opens Dalton's First Compressed Natural Gas Station
amp Trillium is pleased to open its latest station in Dalton. This is a major U.S. manufacturing hub and a key gateway between Atlanta and the Midwest. This new CNG refueling station will help the many local manufacturers meet their supply chain sustainability goals and serve CNG-powered trucks traveling along I-75 in Georgia, one of the country's major freight corridors.

To read the entire article click here.
Shaw Graves Meets with Northwest Georgia Leaders to Discuss Economic Development

Rep. Graves, who hosted the meeting in the U.S. Capitol building, said, "Northwest Georgia has a rich history of manufacturing and trade, which was severely damaged during the recession. It was inspiring to meet with community leaders and hear how they included the history of the flooring industry in their plans to bring this sector back to life."

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Welcome Rob Bradham
Challenger Industries
amp Trillium
Shaw Helps Flood Victims
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