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The automated distribution facility in Jackson, GA will occupy 1 million sq ft and help the company to meet rising demand for its products.

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A view of Procter & Gamble corporate headquarters in Ohio. Representative image.Image courtesy of Jonathan Weiss / Alamy Stock Photo

Consumer goods manufacturer Procter & Gamble (P&G) is preparing to launch a $205 million project to open a new distribution facility in Jackson, GA, a release issued by the Georgia Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced Friday. About 350 new jobs will be created when the site becomes operational.

“We are excited to expand our footprint in Georgia to better meet demand for our products and serve our consumers,” Ignacio Arranz, senior vice president, P&G Physical Distribution Innovation said in a release. “We are grateful to the Butts County community for their support and look forward many years of partnership and growth.”

The automated facility will occupy over 1 million sq ft. P&G Currently operates a manufacturing plant in Albany, GA, as well as a distribution center outside of Atlanta.

“Procter & Gamble will be well situated to benefit from metro Atlanta’s strengths in logistics,” said Katie Kirkpatrick, president and chief executive officer of Metro Atlanta Chamber, in a statement. “In addition to our status as a hub for technological innovation, today’s announcement will bolster Georgia’s reputation and leadership in the supply chain sector.”

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