Key Industries

Aerospace

Aerospace products are Georgia’s No. 1 export ($9.1B) and the state’s second largest manufacturing industry generating a $57.5B economic impact. Key to this strength and continuing growth is the collaboration among leaders from the industry, academia and government. There is nothing but air and opportunity for the Aerospace Industry in Douglas County. With regional airports and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in our backyard, Douglas County is a prime location for aerospace related companies.  Delta, Lockheed Martin, AirBus, Triumph, and Universal Alloy Group all have headquarters or regional hubs in the Atlanta region. The current workforce consists of more than 100,000 aerospace employees, with new engineering graduates entering the field each year. Included in this alumni group are students from Georgia Tech (located just 11 miles from Douglas County) – all of their engineering doctorate programs are ranked in the Top 5 according to U.S. News & World Report.

Over the past five years, Aerospace Products and Parts Manufacturing has experienced an annual growth rate of 2.1% and five-year projections anticipate continued growth of 1.1% annually. With just over 4,800 employed in the region in Aerospace Manufacturing, your company can take flight in Douglas County!

Douglas County offers affordable land, a business-friendly environment, a trained and qualified workforce all within a 30-minute drive of downtown Atlanta and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport! We invite you to discover Douglas County for your next business opportunity and enjoy life at a better pace!

Our Team is Here to Help – Contact a member of our staff to assist you with:

  • Confidential Site Selection
  • Customized Workforce Development Recruitment Strategy
  • Community Resources
  • Economic Development Incentives

Our team is here to support new and growing businesses to get operations running quickly, smoothly and cost effectively.