Georgia Trend: 2013 Economic Yearbook
Posted April 10, 2013
From auto suppliers and call centers to small bookstores, local entrepreneurs are once again stepping up in the face of an uncertain economic climate. Check out the article from Georgia Trend to see more of the progress Georgia and the Columbus region is making.
NCR Chief: Company to Meet Goal of 800-Plus Workers in Columbus by 2014
Posted April 8, 2013
There are now 650 employees on NCR's payroll in Columbus, with 550 of those working at a 340,000-square-foot plant in Corporate Ridge Business Park and 100 more at a 100,000-square-foot facility in Muscogee Technology Park. The chairman and chief executive officer of NCR Corp., Bill Nuti, said Monday the company will reach its pledged goal of employing more than 800 in Columbus, and could go even higher as business ramps up.
Metro Columbus Population Cracks 300,000 Residents
Posted March 31, 2013
The Columbus metropolitan statistical area -- which includes Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, Muscogee and Russell counties -- is ranked the ninth fastest-growing MSA in the U.S. at 2.9 percent.
Deal: Koch Foods to Create 750 New Jobs in Harris County
Posted March 28, 2013
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Koch Foods will expand its poultry processing facility in Hamilton, creating 750 new jobs and investing $49 million. Koch Foods is one of only five vertically integrated food processors in the nation.
SodaStream and Cott Announce Strategic Manufacturing Relationship
Posted March 12, 2013
The companies will co-develop and produce flavors for SodaStream carbonation systems at Cott's concentrate production facility in Columbus, Georgia.
Chamber Launches New Website
Posted February 13, 2013
New features includes many aspects of social media, a career center with features for job seekers and employers, live Twitter feed, secure online payments for all Chamber events, and links to other resources in our region such as Ft. Benning and the Valley, the Valley Partnership and the Young Professionals websites.
Chamber Still Open For Business
Posted January 11, 2013
After flooding and a small electrical fire on Wednesday, January 9th the Chamber is still up and running--ready to serve their members.
Chamber holds its 2012 Annual Meeting
Posted December 3, 2012
The 2012 Annual Meeting for the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce. A review of 2012 and a preview of 2013 will be presented. We will also present the the J.R. Allen Young Leader & Jim Woodruff Awards.
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