Putnam Development Authority has been awarded a $446,552 OneGeorgia grant to assist in developing a 50-acre GRAD (Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development) certified site in the Eatonton-Putnam South Industrial Park.
Interfor announced a $50 million+ Equipment Upgrade & Mill Modernization project to begin in Fall 2019.
Cosmo Cabinets – (new kitchen cabinet manufacturer) is forecasted to grow to 300 full time employees by Dec 2020.
Tytan Pictures – (local film company) has been filming in the old Putnam State Prison building.
Aalto Scientific – (bio tech company in Rock Eagle Technology Park) is currently in the middle of a $700,000 facility expansion.
BlueStem Brands – (fulfillment center in the Eatonton-Putnam South Industrial Park) is currently in the middle of a $1.1 million facility improvement project.
Legacy Moulding (a division of Legacy Housing) is adding equipment and 25 full time employees by late 2019.
Universal Forest Products is currently adding 15-20 full time employees.
Putnam County Charter School System – Class of 2018:
7 dual enrollment students received associates degrees with their high school diploma
91% graduation rate
Economic Development Statistics
Combined New & Existing Business
September 2013 – August 2018
61 new companies located
40 existing companies expanded/relocated
total number of employees announced: 1004
total investment announced: $92,571,318