Governor Kemp announced that SK Battery America will open a regional IT hub facility in Roswell, creating 200 high-tech jobs and investing approximately $19 million over the next few years

Macon, GA – According to the state officials, SK Battery America is reportedly investing nearly $2.6 billion in two lithium-ion battery manufacturing facilities in Jackson County to supply electric vehicles such as the Ford F-150 Lightning and Volkswagen ID.4.

The SKBA facility is one of SK Group’s three major investments in the State of Georgia.

Founded in 1976, SK Group is the second-largest conglomerate in South Korea.

SK Battery America’s new IT center will be an integrated IT management center serving the company’s battery manufacturing facilities across the United States, including its Georgia facilities.

It is located at 1110 Sanctuary Parkway in Roswell. Operations are expected to begin in January.

The company will be hiring IT experts for battery manufacturing execution system development and operations as well as data analysts. 

Governor Kemp released the following statement:

“We’re proud of SK Battery America’s continued growth here in the No. 1 state for business. This innovative company continues to bring the jobs of the future that will benefit hardworking Georgians in manufacturing, and now it will also tap into the tech talent our top-ranking universities provide.”

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