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Deal: thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas Business Unit to create hundreds of jobs in Cobb County

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More than 650 jobs and an investment of more than $200 million are expected to come to Cobb County thanks to thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas Business Unit.

The new complex will include three facilities anchored by a state-of-the-art, 420-foot-tall elevator qualification and test tower, the tallest of its kind in the nation. The jobs will include positions in IT, engineering, administration and training. Completion of the complex is expected by early 2022. 

“Georgia’s economic environment provides a strong foundation for companies operating in today’s high-demand industries, from technology to transportation,” said Deal. “As a global leader in building transportation, thyssenkrupp will enjoy the resources of the No. 1 state in which to do business by locating its new headquarters in Cobb County. Our world-class university and technical college systems will provide thyssenkrupp access to a deep talent pool and our technology infrastructure will provide a suitable home for future growth. This latest announcement again proves that Georgia is on the minds of job creators worldwide and we look forward to building upon this new partnership with thyssenkrupp in the years to come.”

The new facility is also expected to generate thousands of visitors annually for product showcasing and training.

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