Georgia Governor Nathan Deal announced today that The Linde Group will construct an air separation plant in Cook County. They will be investing $40 million into the plant and expect to create 35 permanent jobs.
The Linde Group is based out of Munich, Germany and is a manufacturer and supplier of industrial gases, such as argon, liquid nitrogen, and liquid oxygen. They had revenues of almost $20 billion in 2015 and employed approximately 65,000 people in over 100 countries. They currently employ 570 people in 11 plants/facilities in Georgia.
“Georgia’s continued economic development, both on the state and local level, will continue to provide The Linde Group with the necessary resources to expand operations and undergo immense growth. Our prime location and a workforce that is second to none will allow Linde to increase its overall production and reach a broader customer base across the Southeast. I look forward to Linde deepening its economic footprint in Georgia with this new Adel facility.”
Pat Murphy, president of Linde Americas:
“Linde is committed to investing for growth in the Americas. We have been expanding the market in the Southeast for several years, and chose the location of the plant based on its proximity to customers and the strong, pro-business environment in Cook County and the City of Adel.”