ATLANTA, March 26, 2019 —Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that POP Displays, a leader in the display industry, will create 280 jobs and invest $7.9 million in a new manufacturing and distribution facility in East Point.
“We are excited to welcome an innovative company like POP Displays to Georgia,” said Governor Brian Kemp. “I am confident they will find world-class economic development resources – including a skilled workforce through our Quick Start program and a thriving logistics network in Fulton County – to support the company’s anticipated growth.” Headquartered in Yonkers, New York, POP Displays takes an innovative approach to the design and development of custom, permanent merchandising solutions in mixed materials to help brands and retailers grow. A leader in the display industry, POP Displays has a large array of clients including L’Oreal, Maybelline, CVS, Walmart, Sally Beauty, Revlon, Physician’s Formula, and many others.
“As our company grew, we looked for the best location to expand our capacity. Atlanta was an easy choice with its robust infrastructure, favorable transportation hub, and large pool of talented employees,” said Mike Bell, CEO of POP Displays. “We look forward to being part of the East Point community as we continue to grow our business domestically and internationally.”
In addition to the 280 full-time positions, this award-winning company will hire 165 temporary positions at the new East Point facility.
“The relocation of POP Displays to Fulton County reflects the strategic location of our community for business,” said Samir Abdullahi, Deputy Director of Select Fulton. “Not only do we have proximity to some of the highest-quality talent in the Southeast, but also easy access to a majority of the U.S. population.”
“Fulton County is the best location in the Southeast for startups and market disruptors because innovative companies like POP Displays choose to operate here,” said Fulton County Commission Chairman Robb Pitts. “We extend a warm welcome to East Point’s newest business, and look forward to their continued success and growth for years to come.”
Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Project Manager Hank Evans represented the Global Commerce Division in partnership with the Development Authority of Fulton County, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Quick Start, and Georgia EMC.
“We are excited to welcome POP Displays to East Point,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “Georgia’s efforts in recruiting manufacturing and distribution centers are making waves across the industry as we have located 203 manufacturing projects and 54 distribution center projects in FY18. We look forward to working with POP Displays, and I am confident that they will find success here in Georgia.”
“Fulton County is proud to welcome POP Display’s new facility and their nearly 450 new jobs to our community,” said Commissioner Liz Hausmann. “Our unmatched workforce is ready for the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.”
Select Fulton is Fulton County’s Economic Development initiative, launched in 2016, bringing together the expertise of the Development Authority of Fulton County, a professional Economic Development team, and WorkSource Fulton. Learn more at www.selectfultoncounty.com.
POP Displays USA, LLC is known in the industry by their tagline, “expect more than displays.” They are differentiated by how they challenge the status quo with their problem-solving approach to merchandising that elevates the shopper experience while addressing retailer needs. They specialize in custom permanent displays.