5:13 am February 23, 2010, by Henry Unger
Atlanta has gained three companies from Ohio over the past eight months.
First up was NCR, the famed, 125-year-old cash register company that moved its headquarters from Dayton to Duluth last June, AJC reporter Dan Chapman writes.
Then came Fischbein, which announced in July that Suwanee, not Cleveland, would be the site for a new production line.
Finally, earlier this month, aluminum can maker Novelis quit Cleveland and moved its North American headquarters to Buckhead.
Poaching business from the Rust Belt isn’t a new phenomenon, Chapman reports. Midwest companies have been heading to the Sun Belt for decades to take advantage of balmy weather, tax breaks and non-union workers.
But the quantity, and quality, of the relocations augurs well for Atlanta, Chapman writes.
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