Business Thrives in Savannah
Savannah boasts a variety of thriving industries, from one of the most respected aerospace companies in the world to one of the nation’s most beloved guitar manufacturers. Savannah supports these and many other industries thanks to a superior infrastructure, a large and skilled workforce, and invaluable government and community resources.
Among Savannah’s top-tier manufacturers are Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, the largest aerospace manufacturer in the Southeast, and the North and South American headquarters of JCB, Inc., a leading manufacturer of heavy construction and agricultural equipment. Savannah is also home to Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, International Paper, Georgia Pacific and Imperial Sugar, among others. The manufacturing sector benefits from a labor pool of close to 416,000 within a 60 mile radius of Savannah.
Savannah’s industries also support smaller companies, including upscale jazz guitar company Benedetto Guitars, along with longtime local food manufacturers Byrd Cookie Company and Derst Baking Company.