Fortune 500 company NCR Corp., a leading producer of ATMs and business automation equipment, recently announced that it is moving to Gwinnett County (Duluth) after 125 years in Dayton, as reported in the Dayton Daily News. Georgia communities that submitted proposals to the $5.3 billion-a-year automation giant included Gwinnett, DeKalb, and Fayette counties, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A spokeswoman for the Atlanta Development Authority (ADA), Sonya Moste said the city pledged $1.5 million in grants and 10 years of property tax abatements for NCR. Ms. Moste related that the ADA, at the request of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, had submitted a bid for the automation giant approximately a year ago.
According to the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, NCR’s relocation and expansion of its existing Southeastern presence will create 1,250 new jobs for the Gwinnett community. NCR will join several other major technology companies located in Gwinnett: Cisco Systems (formerly Scientific Atlanta), EMS Technologies, Quality Technical Services, Sage Software and CCP North America.