SGSL, LLC to Create 10 Jobs and $2.5 Million In Capital Investments

“Rail Storage“
Blackshear, GA, February 21, 2017– The Pierce County Industrial Development and Building Authority announced the groundbreaking of South Georgia Short Line (SGSL), LLC, a rail storage company. In 2017, SGSL plans to complete 10,000 ft. of rail track for storage on 80 acres in the Pierce County Industrial Park, creating 10 new jobs. SGSL has purchased an additional 260 acres due to proximity to the CSX Rice Yard and the anticipated future growth of the Georgia Ports.

The company’s new facility will strengthen Pierce County’s growing economy, and the local workforce will meet the job demands. The newly created positions will include operations and customer service.

“Our top priority is meeting the needs of our clients. The proximity to the CSX Rice Yard will help us grow the business,” said Bill Udovich, President of SGSL, LLC. “Great location and awesome people to work with.”

Assistant Director at Georgia Department of Economic Development, Michelle Shaw supported the project from the very beginning, and Georgia Power Community and Economic Development Manager, Scott Purvis assisted Pierce County Industrial Development Authority with the project.

About SGSL, LLC
SGSL, LLC will be a short line railroad that will provide rail storage with plans to build a transload facility. The company’s services will open up new possibilities for existing industries in the Pierce County Industrial Park.

About GDEcD
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) plans, manages and mobilizes state resources to attract new business investment to Georgia, drive the expansion of existing industry and small business, locate new markets for Georgia products, inspire tourists to visit Georgia and promote the state as a top destination for arts events and film, music and digital entertainment projects.

About PCIDBA
The Pierce County Industrial Development and Building Authority (PCIDBA) plans and manages county resources to attract new business investment into Pierce County. PCIDBA promotes existing and expanding industry in Pierce County and works with community partners on the workforce development in the community.

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SGSL, LLC to Create 10 Jobs and $2.5 Million In Capital Investments

“Rail Storage“
Blackshear, GA, February 21, 2017– The Pierce County Industrial Development and Building Authority announced the groundbreaking of South Georgia Short Line (SGSL), LLC, a rail storage company.

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