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Coweta County has a proven track record in recruiting world-class companies to the county and providing a favorable business environment to help support industry success.  While we pursue all worthwhile opportunities for our community, we recognize that our individual and regional economic characteristics and resources match well with, and provide a superior location advantage for, certain industry classes.  

These are the industry clusters that were identified by Herron Consulting during their most recent community assessment: 

Advanced Manufacturing

• Plastics Products Manufacturing, NAICS 3261
• Agriculture, Construction and Mining Machinery Manufacturing, NAICS 3331
• Industrial Machinery Manufacturing, NAICS 3332


Coweta Strengths
- Existing base of industries
- Qualified, skilled, experienced, productive workforce
- CEC and WGTC with their curriculum, training and focus on manufacturing-related industries
- Generate well-paying jobs
- Available sites in industrial parks
- Transportation/access (Interstate/ highways, air, rail)
- Proximity to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International
- Airport, Access to US and global markets
- Utilities and telecom infrastructure
- Employment did not decline until 2006-2007
- Target industry of the State of Georgia

• Automotive and Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
• Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing, NAICS 3363

Coweta Strengths
- Kia Motors manufacturing plant (40 miles from Newnan via I-85) and recent addition of Hyundai line at Kia will continue to generate business for Tier 2-Tier 3 suppliers
- Opportunity for future employment and establishment growth in west Georgia, near Coweta County
- Workforce likely has necessary skills
- Generates well-paying jobs
- Proximity to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
- Transportation access by interstates, highways, rail
- CEC and WGTC
- Target industry of the State of Georgia

Health Care Related Services

• Medical Laboratories, NAICS 621511
• Diagnostic Imaging Centers, NAICS 621512


Coweta Strengths
- Growing health care base and new and proposed state-of-the-art medical facilities
- Opportunity to establish Coweta County as regional center for health care
- Proximity to health-related/research facilities in Atlanta – Georgia Tech, Emory, CDC, FDC
- CEC, WGTC, UWG and their nursing/ medical related courses and degrees
- Generate well-paying jobs
- Ever-increasing unmet need in GA, US
- Minimal drop in employment in GA between 2008-2009

Warehouse and Distribution

• Warehousing and Storage, NAICS 493
• Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers, NAICS 423
• Non-Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers, NAICS 424
• Companies in other industries that need and operate distribution facilities entirely for their own use.


Coweta Strengths
- Existing base of industries
- Generates well-paying jobs
- Experienced, qualified workforce
- Minimal drop in employment in GA between 2008-2009
- Available sites in industrial parks
- Transportation/access (Interstate/ highways, air, rail)
- Proximity to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Access to US and global markets
- Utilities and telecom infrastructure
- Target industry of the State of Georgia

Data Centers and Management and Technical Consulting Services

• Data processing, hosting and related services, NAICS 5182
• Management, scientific and technical consulting services, NAICS 5416


Coweta Strengths
- Existing base of management, consulting and professional services
- Opportunity for future employment and establishment growth
- Management & Technical Consulting Services – minimal decline between 2008 -2009
- Data Centers – Employment stable through 2007
- Generates well-paying jobs
- Utility and telecom infrastructure
- Access by Interstates/highways
- Access to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Georgia Tech
- Target industry of the state

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