“We are looking forward to the job creation that comes with it. That’s what our economic development program is all about,"Weaver stated.
“Orlaco’s decision to locate its first U.S. facility in Georgia further explains why our state is the No.1 place in the nation to do business,”said Chris Carr, commissioner of GDEcD. “
Being an excellent addition to a network of quality heavy equipment providers, Orlaco is taking advantage of our interconnected logistics infrastructure and a superb talent pool. I have no doubt that this fast-growing company will continue to flourish here.”
“We are pleased with this step towards our worldwide expansion,”said Kurt Dekker CBDO of Orlaco.
“With the new headquarters in Georgia, we can supply quality products to our existing and new customers faster. This expansion is a logical continuation of the success we already have in the North American market for years.”
“We are very pleased that this top-quality company has selected Pickens County and the City of Jasper,”said Gerry Nechvatal, Economic Development Director with the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce.
“With our strong support for industry, close proximity to Atlanta, easy access to major markets by both highway and rail, in addition to low taxes and inclusion in the Georgia Foreign Trade Zone, Orlaco will be well-positioned to execute their business plan and achieve their growth targets.”
“Orlaco’s new headquarters in Georgia underscores the strength of our heavy equipment manufacturing network,”said Tom Croteau, Deputy Commissioner of Global Commerce at GDEcD.
“The company will supply products to Georgia-based companies such as Caterpillar, John Deere and JCB, and we are confident that Orlaco will continue to reach new markets in North America through its headquarters in our state.”