An estimated 50 new jobs are coming to Effingham County.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that Hubei Xingfa
Chemicals Group, a phosphate and fine chemical products producer, will open its
U.S. headquarters and manufacturing plant in Effingham County, according to a
The Georgia manufacturing plant sits on 83 acres in
Effingham County, which will establish a production line to make phosphates. The
Effingham County facility is expected to begin hiring in 2014.
Deal announced Xingfa's plans after a meeting with Guozhang
Li, chairman and chief executive officer of Xingfa Group, in Shanghai.
The governor is in China leading a business mission to
explore investment, trade and tourism opportunities for Georgia.
Xingfa manufactures 70 types of products including
technical, feed, food and electronic-grade products. The company exports
products to more than 40 countries worldwide.