(GWINNETT- METRO ATLANTA) November 1, 2011- Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development and the Georgia Department of Economic Development will join Ricoh Electronics, Inc., in celebrating the expansion of its local facilities in Lawrenceville- bringing 70 jobs to Gwinnett County and Metro-Atlanta at a groundbreaking ceremony tomorrow. More than half of the computer and electronic manufacturing jobs in Georgia are located in Gwinnett County, with the proportion of jobs in this sector nearly double the national average.
Partnership Gwinnett is Gwinnett’s economic and community development initiative. Led by the Gwinnett Chamber and a host of public and private partners, the initiative targets the retention and expansion of existing Gwinnett businesses in addition to the development of new business in five key market segments: Healthcare; Advanced Communications; Information Technology; Trade & Distribution; and Regional/Corporate Headquarters. The ultimate goal is to promote economic wealth & diversification, increase education and work force excellence, improve quality of life and heighten visibility through marketing and outreach programs for the entire Gwinnett community. For more information on Partnership Gwinnett, the internationally award-winning community and economic development initiative, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.