5:52 am April 14, 2011, by Henry Unger
Once again, Hartsfield-Jackson helps the metro area score an economic victory — or two.
Two foreign companies said they will move operations to metro Atlanta, creating more than 200 jobs between them, AJC reporter Leon Stafford writes.
Leaders at both companies cited the convenience of getting anywhere in the world via Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport as a factor in their decisions, Stafford reports.
Reliance Worldwide Corp., a maker of valve controls used in water heater systems, said it is moving its headquarters from Australia to metro Atlanta to be closer to customers in the U.S. market, Stafford writes.
Health Lean Logistics, based in Barcelona, Spain, is making metro Atlanta its U.S. headquarters. Health Lean is a unit of Gesaworld Group and manages the consumption and supply of materials in healthcare facilities, Stafford reports.
Each company expects to create more than 100 jobs in Atlanta with the moves, Stafford writes.
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- Henry Unger, The Biz Beat
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