Target Industries

Aerospace

Due to the large concentration of aerospace related industries in the area, Middle Georgia has been dubbed GEORGIA’S ‘AEROSPACE CORRIDOR’.  Middle Georgia is home to more than 100 aerospace companies and contractors.  The Middle Georgia area is also home to Robins Air Force Base, the largest industrial complex in the state with over 21,000 maintenance and logistics workers; Boeing’s Team Macon C-17 assembly facility; Triumph Aerospace’s composite facility and assembly facility; and numerous associated service facilities.  There are over 30,000 aerospace workers in the area. Milledgeville, Georgia offers workforce advantages for aerospace companies with wage rates below national averages, a favorable labor environment, trained workers and programs for ensuring expedited start-up operations.

• Avionics and electronics design and repair facilities
• 3 MRO operations and strong supplier network located within Region
• 3 FAA certified A&P Mechanic training programs in the area
• Quick Start- #1 Training Program in the Country
• Aerospace Engineering and aerospace technical training programs available
• 7 colleges and universities with over 25,300 college students located within 50 miles
11 county draw area of over 488,000 people
• First-rate transportation infrastructure

Advanced Manufacturing

Centrally located in Georgia and the Southeast, Milledgeville offers a low-cost, pro-business environment and a highly skilled, educated and capable workforce. Our location in central Georgia has enabled Baldwin County to become an exceptional location for advanced manufacturing.

• Strategic location in the heart of Georgia. Approximately a 40 minute drive to I-75, I-16, and I-20.
82% of the commercial markets are within 2 shipping days of Georgia
• Norfolk Southern Railroad’s largest switching yard in the Southeast is located within 35 miles
• Dependable energy
• Available and reliable workforce
• Norfolk Southern and CSX Railroad lines located in Baldwin County
• 100% Freeport Exemption on all three classes of merchandise
• Located 92 miles southeast from the busiest airport in the world, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

High Water Users

With our excellent proximity to Interstates I-75, I-16, and I-20, Milledgeville is a great location to serve Atlanta and Southeast markets. Milledgeville offers abundant water and sewer capacity. The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Industrial Park has 8.4 mgd of sewer capacity and 8.0 mgd of water capacity available.

• Quick Start- #1 Training Program in the Country
• 7 colleges and universities with over 25,300 college students located within 50 miles
• 11 county draw area of over 488,000 people
• First-rate transportation infrastructure
• Dependable energy
• Available and reliable workforce
• Excellent training opportunities
• Intermodal network of Norfolk Southern and Georgia Central Rail
• Norfolk Southern Railroad’s largest switching yard in the Southeast is located within 35 miles
• Located 92 miles southeast from the busiest airport in the world, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Shared Services

With a capable workforce and low wage rates, Baldwin County can provide the right workforce for the Shared Services sector.  Our three institutions of higher education in Baldwin County are primed to partner with Data Centers, Customer Contact Centers, Knowledge Centers, Customer Service Centers, and Shared Service Operations.

• State-of-the-art, 100% electronic stored program control switching telecommunications service
• 3 digital electronic switch central offices
• 16 POPs
• 22,500 miles of fiber optic network
7 colleges and universities with over 25,300 college students within 50 miles
• Award winning CISCO, Microsoft Office, and Certified Customer Service Specialist training programs

Warehouse and Distribution

Centrally located in Georgia and the Southeast, Milledgeville offers extensive access to road, air supply lines and rail. Because of our first-rate transportation infrastructure and excellent connectivity, Milledgeville can offer supply chain management solutions that can give any company the competitive edge while improving the bottom line.

• Strategic location in the heart of Georgia. Approximately a 40 minute drive to I-75, I-16, and I-20.
• 82% of the commercial markets are within 2 shipping days of Georgia
• Norfolk Southern Railroad’s largest switching yard in the Southeast is located within 35 miles
• Norfolk Southern and CSX Railroad lines located in Baldwin County
Port of Savannah located within a 2 hour and 45 minute drive
• Port of Brunswick located within a 3 hour and 30 minute drive
• Port of Charleston located within a 4 hour and 30 minute drive
• Port of Jacksonville located within a 4 hour and 30 minute drive
Located 92 miles southeast from the busiest airport in the world, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
• Georgia College provides Warehouse/Distribution/Logistics college training programs
• Georgia Tech Logistics Program