Perdue makes jobs announcement from Dubai

AP News
Posted: Nov 17, 2009 11:59 AM

Gov. Sonny Perdue sent some good economic news home to Georgia from the Dubai Airshow.

Perdue said Monday that Wamar International is expanding its Georgia operations. The company will create 100 jobs over the next three years and 300 jobs over the next 10 years. Wamar will move its current manufacturing operation in Norcross to a site near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Star Navigation Systems Group, an aerospace technology company, will establish its U.S. headquarters in Atlanta which will create up to 20 jobs over the next 36 months.

Another aerospace company, Zodiac Services Americas, is expanding its College Park location, adding up to 26 jobs by the end of 2010 to its current 120-member Georgia work force.

Perdue is in Dubai on a trade mission.