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Valdosta, Georgia – The Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority (VLCIA) announced in its January board meeting, CJB Industries, Inc., with corporate headquarters and production facilities located in Valdosta, is adding a 42,000-square-foot expansion onto its current manufacturing facility (112,000-square-foot) located in Azalea City Industrial Park at 701 Gil Harbin Industrial Blvd, totaling 154,000-square-foot facility adding 10 full-time jobs. The construction is planned to be finished by end-of-June 2014 and represents a $2,050,000 investment by CJB Industries, Inc.

“The manufacturing facility expansion at Gil Harbin will allow us to solidify our operations in the community and to be able to better meet the needs of our customers throughout the United States,” explains Clinton Beeland, President CJB Industries, Inc.

In order to meet the growing needs of the chemical manufacturing industry, CJB has made several investments over the past years to its Valdosta-based operation within the areas of new machinery, equipment, product lines and workforce. Due to the continued support from the local industrial authority, city and county officials, CJB is uniquely positioned to deliver outstanding service to its customers and the community through its people and focus on process and production improvements.

“We proudly look back on our history in the community and we are looking forward to our future. Continuous collaboration with the various agencies to remain a pre-eminent employer in the Valdosta area is one of our main priorities,” said Beeland

“We join CJB in celebrating their continued success and growth for 15 years in Valdosta,” said Mary B. Gooding, VLCIA chairman. “This newest expansion is a testament to their continued focus on a quality product and the height of customer service. We are also excited about renewed industry growth in our area and we anticipate this being one of several expansion announcements in the near future.”

About CJB Industries, Inc.

CJB Industries is the Independent supplier of choice for chemical manufacturing services, formulating, processing, filling and packaging liquids and solids products for Industrial market customers.

About Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority

The Industrial Authority is an organization that oversees industrial and economic development in Valdosta and Lowndes County. In 1960 the Authority was formed as an amendment to the Georgia State Constitution. The mission of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority is to recruit new industry, support existing industry, create employment opportunities for the citizens of our region, expand and diversify the sources for public tax revenue, and stimulate private investment.


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