Apparel company Duluth Trading Co., Belleville, Wis., announced plans to locate a new distribution and fulfillment facility in Adairsville, Ga. The $53 million investment will create 300 new jobs.
“We are excited to welcome an iconic brand in Duluth Trading Company to the Peach State,” said Governor Brian Kemp. “We are confident this new facility will begin a prosperous relationship with the people of Bartow County as Duluth expands to meet the distribution needs of our modern economy. Georgia’s prime location and robust infrastructure allows companies to distribute products to 80 percent of the U.S. market in less than two days of drive time or two hours by plane.”
“We are thrilled to open Duluth Trading’s first-ever automated fulfillment center in Adairsville, Georgia,” said Sam Sato, president and CEO, Duluth Trading. “With an expanded fulfillment network and state-of- the-art robotics, this new facility positions us to better serve our customers nationwide all while adding hundreds of new jobs to the Bartow County community.”