Atlanta Biologicals dedicates new research headquarters
Friday, September 13, 2013
Posted by: Angela King
Oakwood/-Hall County, GA – Friday, September 13, 2013: Atlanta Biologicals, Inc., a privately held company of German origin, dedicated its new facility for its North American headquarters, research and development, and production operations today. Atlanta Biologicals, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of cell culture reagents used in biotechnology. Through a diverse line of high quality products incorporating innovative technology, Atlanta Biologicals seeks to meet the specific needs of its customers nationwide. The company’s customers are renowned biomedical research institutions and biopharmaceutical corporations that utilize Atlanta Biologicals’ products in pioneering research to diagnose and treat human and animal diseases.
The new headquarters is located in Tanners Creek Business Park in the City of Oakwood, Hall County, Georgia. Atlanta Biologicals has constructed a 36,000 square foot state-of-the-art production facility on six acres to accommodate future expansion.
“This new facility will allow us to serve our customers throughout North America’s life science research and development community with greater efficiency and improved customer service,” said Atlanta Biologicals CEO Gerhard Baade. “Hall County was selected for our new corporate headquarters and biotech manufacturing facility in recognition of the vibrant economic environment and the quality talent available to join Atlanta Biologicals’ operations.”
“Life Sciences is a growth sector of the Gainesville-Hall County Metropolitan Area and our economic development efforts,” said Kit Dunlap, President and CEO of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce. “Atlanta Biologicals is a leader in supporting life sciences research across the US, and this business is a great addition to the life sciences community in Hall County. This new business just affirms how important a quality, educated workforce is to our economy.”
“We really appreciate the support of the Chamber, Hall County, Tanners Creek and the countless partners that came together to make this new business in Oakwood a reality,” said Oakwood Mayor Lamar Scroggs.
“Congratulations to Atlanta Biologicals’ team,” said Dick Mecum, Chairman of the Hall County Commission. “This is a great partnership and a validation of the efforts to support businesses like Atlanta Biologicals to create jobs and investment in Hall County.”
Atlanta Biologicals is a leading biotechnology supplier and service organization providing essential products for cell culture applications. Atlanta Biologicals cell culture brand products are used by life science professionals throughout the academic, industrial, and government research and development sectors. www.atlantabio.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, over 300 manufacturing and processing concerns, and 41 international companies. www.greaterhallchamber.com