Business & Industry / Target Industries

Effingham County, Georgia is poised to attract a variety of industry sectors. Priority projects are high-skilled manufacturing, energy sector, defense, aerospace and aerospace suppliers; these projects automatically qualify for generous incentive packages.

With available property within minutes of Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, Interstate 95, direct rail service by both CSX and Norfolk Southern, the CSX Railyard Savannah intermodal facility, and the Port of Savannah, Effingham County, Georgia is uniquely positioned for ease of transportation and excellent accessibility to markets.

High-Skilled Manufacturing – Effingham County’s skilled and agile workforce along with unparalleled access to markets make high-skilled manufacturing and assembly endeavors a natural fit.

Energy – Both Georgia Power and Effingham Power have energy production plants in Effingham County. In addition, Rincon Solar is harnessing the power of the sun at its solar farm to sell the renewable energy to traditional power suppliers. These facilities attract and employ a workforce trained in 21st century energy and manufacturing technologies.

Defense – Defense contractors in Effingham County have access to a highly skilled workforce of former military personnel who have separated from nearby Fort Stewart, ready for virtually all defense- related areas.

Aerospace & Aerospace Suppliers – Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is the largest aerospace manufacturer in the Southeast and maintains a significant presence in the metro Savannah area. This presence within minutes of Effingham County means that second and third tier aerospace manufacturers who locate here can have a more efficient supply chain.