The manufacturing sector of Gwinnett County has proven resilient throughout the past few years of economic instability by both targeting and retaining high-end manufacturing services. This stable employment provides Gwinnett with a competitive potential supply of production-skilled workers and will enable the county to remain a sound economic environment. Not only is a heavily concentrated manufacturing and logistics employment base an advantage of Gwinnett County, but its key geographic location positions businesses near many transportation and logistical assets that include proximity to I-75, I-85 and I-20, the Port of Savannah, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and two Class 1 railroads.
As freight volumes in the United States are expected to increase by 61 percent between 2010 and 2020, businesses will begin to streamline their manufacturing and logistics. Gwinnett County is prepared for this transition and will continue to provide the resources necessary for this target industry. Manufacturing facilities are found throughout Gwinnett County to support this vital source of employment and accommodate this growing field.