Husqvarna Expands in McRae

What a GREAT DAY in Telfair County, GA!

Husqvarna Ground Breaking Ceremony was held April 14, 2016 for the construction of the New Press Operation. This new operation will create approximately 150-200 new jobs for McRae-Helena, Telfair County, Georgia and surrounding area.

In attendance were 150+ guest (inclusive of elected officials, businesses, citizens, civic organizations, chamber directors, development authority directors, school administration/teachers/students) and 1000+ Husqvarna employees.

Comments were made by the following:

*Paula Anderson, President of the Telfair County Chamber of Commerce;

*Jim Moore, VP, GM Sourcing, Operatons and Supply Chain of Husqvarna

*Mike Young, Mayor-City of McRae-Helena

*Jimmy Pruett, GA House of Representatives District 149

*Tommie Williams, GA State Senate, District 19

TCES Treble Makers performed for the group.

Ground breaking shovels were provided by Dublin Construction Company.  Dublin Construction will be constructing the expansion to the existing facility.