ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWSLETTER                               February 2016

Sustainable Corrugated to create 62 jobs, invest $15 million in Dalton-Whitfield

The Dalton-Whitfield County Joint Development Authority announced that Sustainable Corrugated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jackson Paper Manufacturing Co., will create 62 jobs and invest $15 million into a corrugated sheets manufacturing facility in Dalton-Whitfield County.  Development on the plant site is already in progress.     

To read the entire article, click HERE.
Economic Outlook Breakfast 2016

Join us on Tuesday, February 9th at 8:00 a.m. for the 2016 Economic Outlook Breakfast featuring Jeffrey Humphrey's and Stephen Kuzniak from UGA's Terry College of Business and Selig Center Economic Growth.  

Date/Time: Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 8:00 a.m.
Location: Dalton Golf and Country Club
Cost: $15.00/members, $20.00 non-members

To register for the event, click HERE
Dalton's Quarterly Cost of Living Index

Want to see how Dalton's Cost of Living (COLI) compares to other cities around the US? The 2015 Annual Cost of Living data is in. 

Click HERE to read more
Dalton Produces Leaders
As a manufacturing hub and center of the worldwide carpet industry, Dalton has an outsized influence on Georgia, and the city is well represented in Georgia Trend magazine's latest "100 Most Influential Georgians" list.
The list, which recognizes those who have made significant contributions that positively impact Georgia citizens, appears in the magazine's January issue
State Sen. Charlie Bethel, R-Dalton, was among those named to the list for the third straight year.  Vance Bell, chairman and CEO of Dalton-based Shaw Industries, also made the list for the third year in a row.

Click here to read more.

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In This Issue
Project Announcement
Economic Outlook 2016
Dalton's COLI
100 Most Influential Georgians
Small Business Mixer
Economic Indicators
Did You Know?

GA ranks #1 (3rd straight year) in US for top state for business and #2 in workforce. 

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Quick Links
Grow Greater Dalton 2.0 Investors
Angela Moss Gordy
Barrett Properties
Bartley, Thomas
Blackman, Bill & Linda
Brown Industries
Bryman's Plaza
City of Dalton
Coldwell Banker Kinard Realty
Community & Southern Bank
Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia
Dalton Box
Dorsett Industries
Engineered Floors
Fox Systems, Inc.
Georgia Power Company
h2b creative
Hamilton Health Care System
Hawkins, Dr. Jim
Hoenig, Elichai
Hubbs, Bob
J+J Flooring Group
Laughter & Jones Financial Management
Lyle Industries
Marketing Alliance Group
McCamy, Phillips, 
Tuggle & Fordham, LLP
Minor, Bell & Neal
Morehouse Group
North Georgia Electric Membership Corporation
Oakwood Cafe
Shaw Industries
Suggs, Melanie
Watkins Jr., Jerry
Weaver, Bill
Whitfield County
Winter & Scoggins
100 S. Hamilton Street
Dalton, GA 30720