Georgia selected as location for $500 million Sentury Tire US factory

Georgia state officials Chris Carr, director general of Georgia State Economic Development Bureau, Chris Riley, the director of Georgia State governor’s office were met by by Asia-Pacific section chief of Qingdao Commercial Bureau, Feng Yuyang and Sentury president Lanny Lin during their visit to Qingdao at the end of August

Sentury Tire has selected a plot of land just outside LaGrange, Georgia as the location for its US$500 million US tyre factory, according to various local news sources. Reports in local US newspapers suggest that the decision was made on Thursday 1 September – at which point the choice was between the shortlist of the reportedly successful Georgia location and the Memphis Regional Megasite in Tennessee.

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