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Macon-Bibb County Welcomes Tractor Supply Company

Tractor Supply Company, the largest retail farm and ranch store chain in the United States, announced plans to open a regional distribution center in Macon, Ga. The new 650,000-plus square-foot distribution center, expected to be in operation by the end of 2013, will serve stores in the southeastern United States. The distribution center is expected to employ approximately 200 employees when fully operational and represents a capital investment of more than $50 million.  “We evaluated numerous sites and chose Macon as the best location for this facility,” said Gregory A. Sandfort, President and COO for Tractor Supply. “We appreciate the hard work of the county and state officials who helped us through the process. Macon’s central location offers many benefits to the company and our vendors, now and in the future. We anticipate a very productive business partnership with the community.”

Chairman Samuel F. Hart of the Bibb County Board of Commissioners stated “Tractor Supply Company could have gone other places, but chose this area because of the available facilities, good workforce, and the excellent support provided by our extended economic development team, from local to state level. This is another example of how putting your best foot forward pays off in new jobs, new investments, and new opportunities for businesses to be successful here.”

 

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