Gainesville, GA, August 11, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- New Corporate Headquarters and Manufacturing Facility to Create 210 New Jobs.
American Home Products, LLC (AHP), the holding company for The Louver Shop and Danmer Custom Window Coverings, announced it will consolidate its East Coast and portions of its West Coast operations to a new location in Gainesville-Hall County, Georgia including its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations. The company anticipates employing 210 at the new location with an $8 million capital investment in land, building and equipment. Danmer and The Louver Shop are industry leaders in the window covering business and have been manufacturing quality products “Made in America” since 1972.
The company recently completed the acquisition of a 300,000-square-foot building in Gainesville Industrial Park South at 1215 Palmour Drive in Gainesville-Hall County. The building, unoccupied since 2009, includes 270,000-square-feet of manufacturing space and nearly 30,000-square-feet of office and administrative space.
Jim Tortorelli, Co-CEO of AHP commented, “We are excited to begin the renovations on the new home for our manufacturing and corporate offices. The core values of our organization are to recruit, hire and train motivated and inspired people so that we can deliver the best possible customer experience. Those priorities and values have led us to Gainesville-Hall County where I believe we can achieve and exceed our goals. We greatly appreciate the support of the community, the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce and the Gainesville and Hall County Development Authority. We are truly excited about the opportunity to have a new future in Gainesville- Hall County’s business community.”
The company will be making capital improvements to the building to install new production lines, and AHP expects to begin production in late 2015 and complete the consolidation of the West Coast operations in 2016.
Kit Dunlap, President and CEO of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce said, “The jobs and investment American Home Products will provide is exciting. The company’s headquarters and manufacturing operations would be a welcome addition to Gainesville-Hall County’s business community.”
For interested job-seekers, American Home Products will be accepting job applications through the Gainesville Career Center of the Georgia Department of Labor at 2756 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville, GA 30504.
American Home Products, LLC (AHP) is the holding company for The Louver Shop and Danmer Custom Window Coverings. The Louver Shop and Danmer Custom Window Coverings are the leading source for American-made, custom fit and installed shutters and window coverings.www.louvershop.comwww.danmer.com
Gainesville-Hall County, Georgia is a vibrant and growing community located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Surrounded by beautiful Lake Sidney Lanier, the area offers an unparalleled quality of life and a sound economic future for business and industry. Gainesville-Hall County is home to 47 Fortune 500 firms, more than 300 manufacturing and processing concerns, and 45 international companies representing 19 foreign countries. Georgia’s Governor Nathan Deal and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle both call Hall County home.www.greaterhallchamber.com
Vice President of Economic Development
Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce
770-532-6206 x 107
Jim Tortorelli, President & CEO
American Home Products, LLC
1215 Palmour Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501