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Testimonials / Case Studies

Jeff Elder

Jeff Elder
President and Chief Executive Officer, Trojan Battery Co.

For more than 90 years, the Trojan brand has been synonymous with quality and reliability, and demand for our batteries continues to grow. Our Sandersville manufacturing facility will significantly contribute to the company’s ability to supply both deep-cycle AGM and flooded batteries to meet the ever-growing customer requirements for Trojan deep-cycle batteries around the world.


Steve West

Steve West
Plant Manager, American Railcar Industries

We owe ARI’s success here in large part to this community. Good people. Good “small town” work ethics. Good cooperation and assistance from the community. And it’s a good place to raise a family. I’m proud to have moved my family to Washington County and made this my home.

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J. Eric Tillirson

J. Eric Tillirson
President, Thiele Kaolin Company,

At Thiele Kaolin Company, the way we conduct business is as important as the business we conduct. It is the human element that defines the most important aspects of the Thiele advantage -- that fuels the innovation that sets Thiele apart. It is the hands-on attitude and individual commitments from the Development Authority of Washington County that ensure our long-term growth and success in the area.

Aug. 15, 2017
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