A Netherlands-based manufacturer of aluminum products for the automotive industry is to begin construction on a new facility early in 2016 in Bartow County that expects to create some 150 high-tech jobs by 2019. Constellium Automotive Structure North America announced the $32 million investment on Nov. 24, the latest in a series of foreign investments […]
First Data Corp. and NCR Corp., two Atlanta giants that help companies, consumers and banks create smoother financial transactions, are joining forces at pivotal times for both companies.
The U.S. auto industry may lose some of its shine next year, William Strauss, a senior economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, told Global Atlanta at a J. Mack Robinson College of Business conference in Atlanta Nov. 18. “In general the auto industry has been the bright star since the beginning of the […]
Every Friday, ParkMobile’s employees hold a planned happy hour at the sleek new bar within the mobile payments company’s redesigned Midtown headquarters. It’s designed to as a wrapup to the week, but don’t label it a “meeting.”
While the tech sector fawns over Google Glass, Apple Watch and other “smart” accessories that adorn your body, the Atlanta arm of Dutch mobile payment app ParkMobile sees an increasingly connected future for the “largest wearable”: the car.
Duluth-based AGCO Corp. won three Tractor of the Year 2016 Awards at the Agritechnica Show held in Hanover, Germany, on Nov. 8. Judged by a jury of journalists from 23 European countries, the organization’s design Golden Tractor Award went to the Valtra N 174 V for a “modern, dynamic, compact and cool look.” The Tractor […]
“Each city has its own chemistry,” is the way that France’s ambassador to the U.S., Gerard Araud, led off his luncheon speech at the French-American Chamber of Commerce’s annual Crystal Peach Awards dinner on Oct. 28 at the Georgia Tech Historic Academy of Medicine. The annual awards event is focused on business and investments. But […]
It was an unrivaled assemblage of Colombian business minds, but it didn’t happen in Bogota or Medellin. Emory University in August hosted in Atlanta one of the largest-ever groupings of executives from the country.
During the week of Nov. 2-6 Martin Dahinden, the ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, will be in Atlanta to join the annual regional conference of Swiss representations in North America. Representatives from Swiss offices in Canada including Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver and its U.S. offices in Boston, Washington, New York, San Francisco and […]
Delta Air Lines Inc.’s maintenance, repair and overhaul unit has been chosen as an approved service provider for Rolls-Royce aircraft engines, a move that will lead to the expansion of its Atlanta engine shop.