DRT America

DRT, a specialist in processing rosin and turpentine oil distilled from pine resin since 1932, announces plans to purchase land in Effingham County, Georgia. This marks the first step of the France-based company’s move across the Atlantic.

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Savannah Area Site Selection

Offering your business 2 to 2,000 acre industrial sites in the Savannah Area. We have two interstate highways, two main rail lines, and we’re minutes away from both the Georgia Ports and the Savannah International Airport. Join one of the fastest-growing counties in America,and let us help move your business in the right direction.

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Pad Ready and Dual Rail Sites

Effingham County offers a variety of Industrial sites and locations to meet your needs. We have Pad ready and GRAD certified sites, Dual Rail served Industrial Mega sites and commercial manufacturing buildings. Effingham County is also  ideally located within 20 miles of the GA Ports Authority,  Interstates 95 and 16 and Savannah International Airport.

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Georgia Transformer

Georgia Transformer celebrated its reopening in 2015. The manufacturing plant, formerly known as EFACEC, is now owned by Caravels LLC, a private investment company, with a strategic alliance with Virginia Transformer Corp. The plant specializes in making large, energy-efficient transformers, competing with those made in Korea, China and Japan.




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Site Selection Information

The Effingham IDA aims to make the site selection process as easy as possible. We offer maps, data and interactive site searching programs to help you choose the site that will be the most beneficial to you. Read More

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Savannah Area Industrial Info

The Savannah market offers the fast growing Georgia Ports Authority, ideal access to I-95 and I-16, the Savannah International Airport, Gulfstream Aerospace and Fort Stewart Military Reservation. Read More

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Existing Industries

Click below to view our list of Existing Industries that have decided to locate in Effingham County GA. Browse our Existing Industry List to View the company profiles and read their success stories. Read More

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Partners in Progress

Many other organizations are here to help with your transition to Effingham County. See who they are, and what resources they can offer when choosing the right place to locate your new business or industry. Read More

Moving in the Right Direction

There are multiple sites available and soon to be available in the Savannah area that feature ideal strategic locations for industries that seek to be in a fast growing region of the United States. Effingham County features sites ranging from a few acres to mega sites. We are developing nearly 4,500 acres in the Savannah market for short and long range industrial growth.

The Savannah market is home to and offers the fast growing Georgia Ports Authority, ideal connections via Interstate 95 North/South and Interstate 16 East/West, as well as the bustling Savannah International Airport, Gulfstream Aerospace and Fort Stewart Military Reservation.

Connectivity to rapidly growing markets and the major metropolitan areas of the southeast is a key feature of the strategic location. The Savannah area anchors the triangle between key growth markets in Miami, Atlanta and Charleston.

The Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal offers the fastest growing container handling facility on the east and gulf coasts of the U.S. It is also the fourth largest port in the U.S.

Other essential market features are an excellent higher education system including Georgia Southern University, University of Georgia, Georgia Tech’s Savannah Campus, Armstrong Atlantic State University and other world class institutions, as well as major regional military bases including King’s Bay Naval Base, Fort Stewart Army Base, and Hunter Army Airfield. These are all factors adding to a highly skilled area workforce.

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority offers customized mapping, demographics, labor information and other services upon request. Feel free to call John A. Henry, CEO or Tre Wilkins, Project Manager for additional information. We can be reached at (912) 754-3301. We maintain all inquiries as confidential.