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Find a Career in Your Home Community

Add it all up and it comes to 1,840 in less than 24 months. That’s the number of new jobs the Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) has helped generate by attracting new and expanding industries throughout the county. But that’s only part of the equation. As COED held various forums across the community this […]

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Piolax Opens New Automated Warehouse in Canton

Piolax, a leading supplier of plastics and metal fastening products and technology around the globe, has opened the first fully-automated warehouse in Cherokee County. The company has operated at the Canton location in the Canton Cherokee Industrial Park for 28 years and the new 90,000-square-foot automated facility will house room for about 5,600 pallets and […]

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Made in America

If one shoe can truly change your life, think what 50,000 pairs of footwear can do in a year. And that is just a starting point. The answer lies in Cherokee County, and it’s a Cinderella story of bringing jobs back to America. While the company could have chosen any place in the country to […]

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New Tool Connects Woodstock Residents To Job Openings

WOODSTOCK, GA — The Cherokee Office of Economic Development has helped generate 1,840 new jobs in the last 24 months by attracting new and expanding industry throughout the county. However, according to the organization, that’s only part of the equation. As COED held various forums for its biennial Existing Industries survey, corporate leaders and residents […]

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New Career Search Tool Bridges Job Gap in Cherokee

Residents looking for a job and companies wanting to hire now have a new tool to make the job easy on the Cherokee Office of Economic Development website. The tool, which receives every new job posted in Cherokee County, is already generating interest and can be found at www.cherokeega.org/careers. The site went live on Aug. […]

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Why Your Taxes Aren’t Higher

Property values are going up. The millage rate is going down. Taxes are always a topic of discussion within any community. But what’s missing from the conversation is how Cherokee corporations and businesses are keeping taxes at bay by contributing to the education of our children. “A key to the economic success of any community […]

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ROLLING OUT THE RED CARPET: Global carpet company breaks ground on new headquarters

Jaipur Living, a family-owned, India-based carpet company globally known for its handmade rugs, broke ground Tuesday on its new $22.3 million headquarters in southwest Cherokee County. When completed in May 2017, phase 1 of the headquarters and warehouse will bring about 100 jobs to the community. Cherokee County commissioners, development authority and chamber of commerce […]

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Jaipur Living Breaks Ground In Cherokee County

The company’s $22.3 million, two-phase capital investment is expected to bring about 100 permanent new jobs to the county. ACWORTH, GA — Jaipur Living, an award-winning home decor company, on Tuesday turned dirt on its new 180,000-square-foot facility in southwest Cherokee County. Commemorating the development of the company’s future headquarters and warehouse space, the ceremonial […]

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Thyssenkrupp Nears its One-Year Anniversary in Cherokee

German powerhouse in everything metal, Thyssenkrupp Materials NA, Copper and Brass Sales Division nears its one-year anniversary in Cherokee County. The 170,000-square-foot building located in Cherokee 75 Corporate Park along Highway 92 has 80 employees who focus on adding value to more than 50,000 different metal products including rod, bar, wire and plate. Thyssenkrupp moved […]

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adidas to Open Production Facility in Cherokee County, Creating 160 jobs

Gov. Nathan Deal and economic development partners today celebrated the news that adidas will open a new footwear production site in Cherokee County, creating approximately 160 new jobs. To read more about this new adidas operation in Georgia, read the company’s full press release here. STATEMENT FROM DEAL: “Georgia offers industry leaders such as adidas […]

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