A-1 Hosts Grand Opening of New Georgia Facility

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Originally Published by: A-1 Industries — May 2, 2022
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A-1 Industries, a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses, is excited to announce the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for its innovative new manufacturing facility located in Bainbridge, Georgia. The event will be held Friday, May 6, 2022 at the new facility in Bainbridge.

Opening ceremonies will begin at 9:30 a.m. with introductions by David Blenker, A-1 Industries of Georgia’s Vice President of Operations, recognizing state and local officials, special guests and dignitaries. Pete Stephens, Decatur County Commission Chairman, will welcome and address ceremony attendees, concluding with introductions by Georgia Senator Dean Burke and closing remarks by Commissioner Pat Wilson. Governor Brian Kemp is expected to attend the event. A ribbon cutting ceremony and Plant walk-through will conclude the event.

"With the support of the State of Georgia, Decatur County and the City of Bainbridge, all of us at A-1 have been anticipating this moment for some time," said John Herring, A-1 Industries’ President and CEO. "It is the culmination of intensive planning, hard work and considerable investment in time and resources by many people; not only from A-1, but from the Bainbridge community, which has welcomed A-1 with ‘open arms’. We are looking forward to the exciting opportunities this facility will offer A-1 and its employees as we continue to grow our business in our new Bainbridge home."

A-1 Industries of Georgia, LLC is located on 80 acres in Bainbridge, Georgia. This innovative new facility is involved in multiple manufacturing processes using the latest cutting edge computer technologies. It operates in a totally computerized manufacturing environment, utilizing CNC machines, real time scheduling programs and floor management systems creating efficiencies unmatched in the United States. A-1 Industries of Florida, Inc., a sister company founded in 1977, is headquartered in Fort Pierce, Florida, with almost 300 employees, and is a leading manufacturer of pre-engineered wood trusses. As a well-known innovator with progressive leadership in the industry, its services include design, manufacture, inventory management and supply for the construction industry in the Southeast United States and the Caribbean.