Posted: Thursday, August 29th 2013 at 9:42am
3 Japanese companies to locate in Gwinnett Place area
HAMACO Industries Corporation, Idaka America, Inc., and Okaya (USA), Inc., have announced the location of North American operations in the Gwinnett Place area near Duluth.
The announcement comes while representatives from both Gwinnett County and Gwinnett Chamber Economic Development are in Japan, participating in an international business mission led by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. While there, the delegation celebrated the 40th anniversary of the opening of the state’s oldest international economic development office in Tokyo.
HAMACO Industries Corporation, a subsidiary of Japanese-based Hamada Industry Co., Ltd., designs and manufactures material handling equipment, such as hydraulic foot-operated lift tables and carts, from its startup U.S. headquarters at 1780 Corporate Drive, Suite 415 in the Norcross area.
Importer, exporter, and processor of iron and steel products, Okaya (USA), Inc. has opened its local office at 1770 Corporate Drive, Suite 555, in the Norcross area. Both HAMACO and Okaya’s facilities are located in the Gwinnett Corporate Center.
Japanese trading company, Idaka America, Inc. distributes machinery and spare parts to the automobile industry. Its Duluth area location at 3675 Crestwood Parkway, Suite 230, houses a sales office.
No word on the number of jobs these additions will create.
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