Advanced ManufacturingJeff Davis County is home to several large advanced manufacturers
Advanced Manufacturing – at home in Jeff Davis County
Jeff Davis County and the surrounding region has long been a hot spot for advanced manufacturing. Quality employees, workforce training institutions, and especially the ease of access to transportation assets have all contributed to the cluster of manufacturers. Hazlehurst has a concentration of manufacturers that produce a variety of goods and has become a very integral part of the community’s unique identity.
Top Local Employers in Advanced Manufacturing
- McPherson Manufacturing
- EP American Footwear
Georgia Souther University meets industry demands
Georgia Southern University has taken the lead in developing the workforce the region needs to support advanced manufacturing. Georgia Southern offers a specialized degree programs in Applied Engineering – at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The program offers concentrations in Mechatronics, Electrical and Electronic Systems, and Engineering Management among several others.
Jobs in Advanced Manufacturing
Jobs for Purdue: Manufacturing Supercluster (advanced manufacturing occupations) increased by 663 jobs (13.1%) from 2011-2016, outpacing the national growth rate of 5.1%. The industries are projected to increase by 243 jobs (4.2%) from 2016-2021, outpacing the national growth rate of 1.6%
Regional job concentration for Purdue: Manufacturing Supercluster is 1.39 times the national job concentration.
In other words, there are 39% more advanced manufacturing jobs in this region than we would expect to ﬁnd in the average region
Cost of Labor in Production & Manufacturing Occupations
- $49,400 Average Earnings
- $90,600 National Average Earnings
Available Industrial Properties
Industrial site owned by the Joint Development Authority of Jeff Davis County and ready for development. Give us a call and come check out the site.read more
Lumber City Site is owned by the Joint Development Authority of Jeff Davis County. The site is available for industrial development.read more
Owned by the Joint Development Authority of Jeff Davis County, this is a great piece of property. The road and utilities are already developed and on site. Coastal Pines Technical College has a satellite campus at the entrance to the park.read more