LG Hausys America Breaks Ground on New Facility in Gordon County
- LocationAdairsville, GA
- Square Footage205,804 s.f.
- Operational13 months; 10 months
On April 29, 2010, executives from LG Hausys America and a host of state and local officials joined together to celebrate the groundbreaking of the company’s new manufacturing facility in Adairsville in Gordon County, Georgia. This facility expands LG Hausys America’s operations in Georgia, and will be located adjacent to the company’s existing plant. Initially announced in February of this year, this project will create 80 new jobs and represents a $50 million investment.
At the company’s expanded facility, LG Hausys will manufacture engineered stone countertops, which represents a new venture for the company in Georgia. Currently the company manufactures high-quality solid surface countertops at its existing manufacturing operation in Gordon County.
“Since the mass production of ‘HI-MACS®’ started in 1995 in the United States, LG Hausys has become a representative maker of Surfaces materials. We plan to solidify its market dominance by launching new products and expanding applications,” said Mr. Seogseung Hong, President of LG Hausys America, Inc.
The new LG Hausys plant in Adairsville will be an approximately 95,000-square-foot facility. Employees hired for the newly created jobs will all work in the company’s expanded operations, with hiring expected to begin in the third quarter of 2010. The company will collaborate with Quick Start, Georgia’s nationally recognized workforce training program, to expedite the training schedule for workers hired at the new facility. Quick Start provides customized workforce training free-of-charge as an incentive for companies to create new jobs in Georgia.
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About LG Hausys America, Inc.
LG Hausys America, Inc. was founded in 1988 in New Jersey, as the North American headquarters, to promote various industrial and chemical products of its mother company in Korea. The company’s first production facility in the United States, for the manufacturing of Solid Surface, was established in 2003 in Georgia, and its U.S. headquarters moved from New Jersey to Atlanta, Ga. in August 2009. Recently, LG Hausys America, Inc. consolidated its joint venture company (formerly LG Surfaces, LLC.) in Phoenix, Ariz., which specialized in sales and marketing of Surface products in order to prepare for its jump as a leading housing and interior materials provider in the United States. In addition, LG Hausys has begun to build an additional production plant for engineered stone, expecting synergy effects with current strong marketing & distribution channels.