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Manufacturing plant might convey new enterprise to Dodge County

The SoPoly recycled furnishings firm is predicted to result in 200 new jobs to Eastman.

DODGE COUNTY, Ga. — Governor Brian Kemp introduced that the recycled furnishings firm SoPoly is increasing.

The $5 million growth is predicted so as to add greater than 200 new jobs throughout the subsequent 5 years, in keeping with Charles Williams, govt director of the Dodge County Eastman Improvement Authority. 

He says folks in Eastman are able to work on the plant.

“You may’t discover an individual right here that is not as enthusiastic about it as I’m. You actually could not. Of us find it irresistible. There’s so many good of us that need to work and be paid an honest wage, and that is what’s occurring right here,” mentioned Williams.

Nevertheless, enterprise in Eastman, Georgia simply bought a complete lot sweeter.

Justin Barnett is the proprietor of the Frozen Bean in Dodge County. He mentioned the SoPoly growth is an efficient factor.

“We could not be happier that SoPoly is increasing,” mentioned Barnett.

For Barnett, this implies extra froyo to serve, however most significantly, new clients.

“This implies we get to extra folks to serve espresso to, candy treats, yogurt, and the whole lot else,” mentioned Barnett.

SoPoly makes sturdy out of doors furnishings like Adirondack chairs and chaise lounges. The additionally make out of doors eating tables and aspect tables.

Barnett can be on the board for the Dodge County Chamber of Commerce. He says this growth will assist small companies just like the Frozen Bean.

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“I feel that is good for the neighborhood. It will assist us all develop,” mentioned Barnett.

Williams says the SoPoly growth is the beginning of one thing greater.

“This firm has simply gotten began and so they’re one-year previous at this level. They have roughly 30+ folks at the moment, and a long-term plan over the following 2-5 years. They’ll proceed to develop it,” mentioned Williams.

Robert Pruitt is the president and CEO of SoPoly and is Dodge County’s state consultant. Williams says Pruitt bringing the work to his hometown is a part of the Dodge County spirit.

“A hometown boy to return again and do this sort of work is wonderful. We’re all very happy with him and excited for his firm and all of the folks that work right here,” mentioned Williams.

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