As manufacturers continue to “Reshore” back to the U.S., companies like EP American Footware have always known the value of “Made in USA,” and in particular “Made in Hazlehurst, GA.”
Any where you go, metal workers of all types are in huge demand and Jeff Davis County is no exception. However, there is a concentration of metal working jobs that’s 70% higher than the national average! Existing industries have found our workforce is right on target.
Wood pellets are produced using sustainable forestry resources. They have traditionally been used for heating homes but are now replacing coal as a source of heat for power generation.
Fram, a well-known exporter of wood pellets from the U.S. Southeast, has plans to construct a 500,000 metric ton wood pellet manufacturing plant in Hazlehurst, Georgia.
EP American Footwear will open its first footwear manufacturing facility in Hazlehurst, Georgia, creating 250 jobs and investing up to $10 million.
“We are glad to be in a position to provide manufacturing job opportunities for the people of this community, and we are excited about our future growth in Georgia.”