Georgia Printco - 4/23/2014
Georgia Printco LLC Nominated for Georgia Manufacturer of the Year
Georgia Printco was nominated for the outstanding award of excellence and celebrated at the Manufacturing Appreciation Luncheon on April 17, 2014.
The Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development recognized Georgia Printco as a perennial leader in
the industry for 2014. Tom Clarke, Partner, attended the luncheon to honor Georgia Printco and others. “It is a true honor to be among this group of
extraordinary people who make a true difference in our state,” said Clarke.
Companies are divided into three categories – large (more than 500 employees), medium (151-500 employees) and small (150 employees or fewer). To
qualify for the nomination, companies must have been in business for a minimum of three years. To be considered for an award, they must also meet
criteria in the following areas: corporate responsibility; economic impact on the state and workforce excellence.
Governor of the State of Georgia, Nathan Deal, noted the tremendous contribution manufacturing makes to the state's economic well-being. Nearly
9,500 manufacturing facilities are located in Georgia, according to the proclamation, and they provide 349,138 jobs and generate more than $18 billion
in wages in the state each year. Managing Partner, Sheldon G. Hurst, Jr., responded to the nomination by saying, “It’s an honor and a privilege to be
nominated for such a prestigious award. It also confirms our dedication to collaborative partnerships that we have forged with the Department of
Economic Development and Wiregrass Technical College, to name a few. Both of which are outstanding resources to community businesses.”
Georgia Printco - 8/22/2013
Georgia Printco LLC Opens New Company in Northeast US
Georgia Printco LLC owners, Sheldon G. Hurst, Jr. and Tom Clarke, sought a location to better serve existing and new customers in the northeast. A
30,000 square foot facility, equipped with the latest Vutek print technology, which will allow them to offer the same American Made products with the
same quality and excellent customer service Georgia Printco LLC is known for in the industry. This location offers one day ground delivery to a vast
number of locations as it is located next door to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport, allowing them to virtually expedite any order anywhere.
Georgia Printco Northeast LLC was created, staffed, and opened, as scheduled, on August 1, 2013. “Georgia Printco is a community minded, made in
America Company. We are proud to bring jobs into Pittston, Pa and we hope to also help the American economy”, said Hurst.
Mimi (Hurst) Harowicz, Plant Manager, and Michael Clarke, Marketing Director, will lead the “GPNE” operation as their expertise will provide an
excellent resource to customers, as well as, the ability to maintain a personal approach which Georgia Printco LLC has proudly made a core
value of the company.
Mr. Tom Clarke, said “Our customer base has increased significantly over the years and we felt it was necessary to extend a more localize service to
our customers in the Northeast. This location accomplishes that task. Our intention is to continue to expand and provide jobs by offering American
Made products made with American Know How. “