GA: Swiss-based Corvaglia Group to Invest $25M in Coweta County
12 Feb, 2018
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced that Corvaglia Group, a Switzerland based supplier to the beverage industry, will build a new manufacturing facility in Newnan. The new operation will create a variety of advanced manufacturing jobs and bring an investment of $25 million to Coweta County.
“Our economic development successes are based on strong partnerships, and corvaglia’s decision to build a facility in Newnan is a result of these efforts,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “Our economic development partners played a huge role in landing this project, and I am grateful for their commitment to the state. Coweta County is perfectly suited to meet the needs of this company, and I look forward to their future success.”
This new U.S. production facility will complement corvaglia’s existing operations in Eschlikon, Switzerland and Ixtlahuaca, Mexico. corvaglia employs approximately 275 individuals worldwide.
“This is a major strategic step in corvaglia’s history that positions us well to serve the U.S. market,” said Corvaglia Closures USA President and General Manager James B. Fisher. “The Newnan, Georgia location positions us well for operational success, and the sense of community aligns with our core values.”
The facility will be operational by the end of 2018. Additionally, corvaglia will bring high-speed digital printing to the new U.S. facility.
“We are honored to have been chosen by Corvaglia Group for the location of their new manufacturing facility,” said Trae Westmoreland, President of the Coweta County Development Authority. “Having just joined the team at the Coweta County Development Authority, I am grateful for the time and energy that Amanda Fields, Director, Existing Industries & Workforce Development, put into the recruitment of Corvaglia Group to Coweta County.”
“We appreciate the cooperative efforts between the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Coweta County Board of Commissioners, Pattillo Industrial Real Estate, and our local utility partners in making this a reality. Corvaglia Group is a great company that values the communities in which they operate and we look forward to watching them succeed in our community,” said Amanda Fields, Director, Existing Industries & Workforce Development.
GDEcD project manager Nikki Yu represented the Global Commerce division in partnership with GDEcD’s European Office, Workforce Division, Centers of Innovation for Logistics, Georgia EMC and the Coweta County Development Authority.
“We are extremely proud that Corvaglia Group has selected Coweta County for its first U.S. manufacturing facility. Coweta County is always looking for innovators in their field and corvaglia certainly fits what we are seeking to make our county a better place,” said AL Smith, Chairman of the Coweta County Board of Commissioners. “We look forward to working with Corvaglia Group in providing quality jobs for the people of Coweta County.”