South Korean companies are bringing 100 new jobs to Central Georgia.
The new businesses are from South Korean Manufacturers, Hansung Co. LTD and Daerin Co. LTD which plan to move their facilities to this area, according to a news release by the Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce.
The chamber says that Hansung Co. produces steel hangers and Daerin Co. produces poly bags, used by most dry cleaning shops to keep clothes dust-free and clean.
According to the news release, both businesses plan to open and begin hiring quickly.
The chamber says that after both companies have been established three additional manufacturers will follow bringing more jobs to the area.
There will be a ribbon cutting for both businesses Thursday, June 24th.
The ceremony in Cochran will begin at 2:30 p.m. at 309 Ash Street.
The ribbon cutting in Hawkinsville will begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Industrial Park on Warner Robins Highway.
The ribbon cuttings will be followed by a ceremony and reception honoring the 60th anniversary of the Korean War at the old High School Auditorium on Warren Street in Hawkinsville at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
According to the Cochran-Bleckley Chamber of Commerce, both Korean companies wish to thank the American people for their aid during the war and both Korean and American veterans will be honored.