GA: Hubbell Inc. to Create 100 New Jobs in Jackson County
11 Jul, 2016
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced that Hubbell Incorporated, an international manufacturer of quality electrical and electronic products for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, industrial and utility applications, will create 100 new jobs in Jackson County.
“Hubbell Incorporated’s decision to open a new facility in Jackson County is a great win for the region,” said GDEcD Commissioner Chris Carr. “They will be able to tap into a talented workforce and business-friendly environment that will help them better serve a growing customer base. We will continue to work with our economic development partners in Jackson County to support the company in the future.”
Hubbell Incorporated was conceived by Harvey Hubbell in 1888. Today, Hubbell’s four groups – Hubbell Commercial / Industrial (HCI), Hubbell Lighting (HLI), Hubbell Construction / Energy (HCE) and Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) – offer a unique set of brands and products.
“We are excited to open this new facility in Jefferson, Georgia,” said Kevin Poyck, President of Hubbell Lighting. “The building and the location are a great strategic fit for our company.”
Since the company’s inception, Hubbell has evolved from a family owned business to a global player with 2015 revenues of $3.4 billion. Hubbell now offers a portfolio of more than 70 well known and respected brands, supported by an international workforce of more than 16,000 employees and agents.
“We’re delighted Hubbell Incorporated has chosen Jackson County to locate this important new facility,” said Jackson County Commission Chairman Tom Crow. “We welcome Hubbell to this great community and look forward to a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership.”
“The City of Jefferson is excited to be selected as the location for the new Hubbell Incorporated Warehouse and Distribution Facility in the Jefferson Distribution Industrial Park. This will add to the diversity of companies doing business in the Jefferson Area and the 100 new jobs are always welcome”, said Mayor Plott.
GDEcD Director of Automotive, Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing, Mike Grundmann represented the Global Commerce Division in partnership with the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.