Attracted by the area’s low cost of living and a ready labor force, Augusta maintains a healthy growth in business activity.
A great diversity of companies are located in Augusta-Richmond County, including Textron Specialized Vehicles such as E-Z-GO and Bad Boy Buggies, International Paper, Covidien, Kellogg’s, Thermal Ceramics, PCS Nitrogen, Solvay Advanced Polymers, Starbucks, Huntsman, Unisys, General Chemical, Elanco, Bennett International, Electrolux, Dart Container, Olin, Con-Agra, Finnchem, US Battery, Automatic Data Processing, T-Mobile, FedEx Ground, and many others.
Augusta has been named by BizJournals.com as “The Most Affordable Place in the United States To Own A Home”. Housing in Augusta is approximately 61% of the national average. Overall, the cost of living is about 82% of the national average. This translates into overall lower operating costs for companies, making Augusta even more attractive for new locations.
Also, Southern Business & Development magazine named Augusta as one of the “Top Ten Places in the South With Plenty of Talented Labor.” The 1800-acre Augusta Corporate Park was also named by the publication as one of the “Top Ten SuperSites in the South”.
Customer Service Centers
|Company||Emp||Type of Operation|
|AT&T Georgia Relay Services||40||HDD, Speech and Hearing|
|Automatic Data Processing||1219||Software Support|
|Contract Callers||148||Customer Service|
|Convergent ER Solutions||305||Customer Service|
|Delta Air Lines||205||Reservations Center|
|Electrolux Home Products||522||Customer Service|
|Greenfield Industries||15||Customer Service|
|Medac, Incorporated||300||Medical Billing|
|Palmetto GBA||291||Insurance Processing|
|SCANA Energy||265||Customer Service|
|Sears Commercial||200||Order Processing|
|Security Federal||43||Bank Processing|
|Unisys||331||Managed Service Center|
|WOW Communications||375||Customer Service|
|Vision Mobility||55||Customer Service|
|UPS Customhouse||497||Customs House Broker|
|Urban Outfitters||105||Order Processing|
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