Located a quick drive from Midtown Atlanta, one of the nation’s most diverse and connected economies, Cherokee County is a place of Choice. Our talented, world-class workforce chooses to live here along with the world-renowned international companies that have chosen Cherokee County as their U.S. business location.
Projected to lead the Atlanta region in job growth (166.3% through 2040), Cherokee County can accommodate your next U.S. business location. If your location decision includes having a viable workforce for the next 5 to 20 years, pristine corporate parks with developable acres, a highly responsive economic development team with an impeccable track record or having the ability to land your corporate jet, Cherokee County is the only Choice.
Key Industry Sectors
“With the first U.S.-based Speedfactory, we’re combining some of the world’s best technology and manufacturing processes to give our consumers access to constant newness.”Glenn Bennett, Adidas Group executive board member
Nearly 50 international businesses representing countries from Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom create a diverse business and community culture embraced by Cherokee County.
- The Netherlands
- United Kingdom
|England||ABOL Software Inc||Software Products and Services|
|Germany||Adidas||Footwear & Apparel|
|England||AMEC Foster Wheeler Kamtech Inc.||General Contractors; non-residential buildings|
|Canada||Brunette Industries Inc.||Forest Products Machinery|
|Netherlands||FoodMate||Industrial Machinery and Equipment|
|Germany||GamePlan Financial Marketing||Management Consulting Services|
|Canada||Ganz USA||Nondurable Goods|
|Germany||Group Business Software Corp||Computer Related Services|
|Spain||Harpak-ULMA Packaging Inc.||Industrial Machinery and Equipment|
|Netherlands||Inalfa Roof Systems||Automotive Roofing Systems|
|India||Jaipur Living||Rugs, Throws, Pillows, Poufs|
|France||LaFarge||Crushed & Broken Granite Mining, ready Mixed Concrete|
|Netherlands||Meyn America||Industrial Machinery and Equipment|
|Germany||MSK Covertech||Industrial Machinery and Equipment|
|Germany||Oechsler Motion||Industrial Machinery and Equipment|
|Japan||Piolax Corp.||Automotive; Plastics Products|
|Mexico||Ready Mix USA||Ready-Mixed Concrete|
|Sweden||Thomas Concrete||Concrete, Ready Mix Concrete|
|Spain||ULMA Packaging Systems, Inc.||(Packaging)|
|Switzerland||Universal Alloy Corporation||Aerospace; Aluminum Production|
|Netherlands||Vanderlande||Process Automation Solutions|
|Japan||YANMAR||Tractors, Construction Equipment, UTVs, Engines, Energy Systems|
A thriving location with immediate access to meet your every business need is why Metro Atlanta is outpacing other metropolitan areas in the U.S. in foreign direct investment.
10 County Metro Atlanta
Fortune 500/1000 companies headquartered in the region
Global consulates & trade offices
most-traveled airport in the world — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
colleges and universities within the region
Not only is the State of Georgia America’s Top State for Business in 2017 as indicated by CNBC, Cherokee County and Metro Atlanta Region are the top choices for foreign direct investment.
Being the #1 State for Business is not only good for companies looking to invest in the United States but also the reason why so many global brands are represented in Cherokee County and Metro Atlanta. Below are a few of those companies.
On top of that, if your company or startup is considering expanding into international markets, the staff at the COED can put you in touch with resources that will enable you to meet your goals… globally. The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s International Trade division can provide you with free market intelligence, key in-country contacts and sales opportunities.