CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — More than 400 jobs are coming to Clayton County.
Governor Brian Kemp announced Thursday that Kroger and Orca Solutions are opening a distribution center in Forest Park, which will bring more than 400 jobs to the area.
The grocery store, Kroger, is partnering with Orca Solutions, a company specializing in cloud, robotics, and IT for stores. Both companies will be investing $121 million into the new facility, and are hoping to bring further innovation to the state.
The president of Kroger’s Atlanta division, Tim Brown says, “The new facility will provide Kroger the ability to bring customers across the coverage area fresher food faster than ever before."
Mayor Angelyne Butler of Forest Park feels that the new facility will bring economic growth and prosperity to the area.
There have been no dates released or discussion about when job applications will be available. 11Alive.com will keep you updated on any new information.