German Robotics Company Opening New Headquarters In Georgia, Creating New Jobs

On Monday, Republican Florida Governor Brian Kemp announced that a German robotics company is building a new manufacturing facility in Cherokee County that will create over 100 new jobs.

Becker Robotic Equipment, a robotics company that was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Dülmen, Germany, will invest more than $30 million to create its new North American headquarters in Canton, Georgia. The new facility will create 137 new jobs in Cherokee County.

“As the No. 1 state for business with a highly skilled workforce, reliable infrastructure, and strong trade network, Georgia continues to attract global companies like Becker to our ever-growing automotive industry,” said Governor Kemp. “Last year alone, the automotive industry created more than 16,000 jobs for hardworking Georgians across the state, and we’ll continue to build on that momentum. We’re grateful for Becker’s decision to locate their North American headquarters in Georgia and look forward to their expanding impact on the Peach State.”

According to a press release from Kemp’s office, Becker’s new North American headquarters and manufacturing facility will be located at The Bluffs at Technology Park in Canton, Georgia.

The press release added that the “company is looking to hire for sales and applications engineers, automotive project managers, non-automotive project managers, inside sales support staff, project engineers, office administrators, HR generalists, manufacturing technicians, and customer and service technicians. Interested individuals can reach out directly to hiring-us@becker-robotic.com.”

“The investment in Georgia builds on our previous success in the state and enables us to bring about a new phase of growth for our high-tech manufacturing operations, incorporated in a mixed-use, campus-style development with beautiful homes and astonishing recreational areas,” said Johan Broekhuijsen, a spokesperson for Becker Robotic Equipment Corp. “Georgia’s business environment, particularly regarding e-mobility, has been critical in this regard. The available workforce, business environment and support on all levels drove the decision to remain in the state.”

D & B Staff

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