Based on News Release by the Georgia Department of Economic Development and "forward-looking statements" of Rockwood
, Rockwood Color Pigments and Services
to Build Advanced Technology Iron Oxide Pigment Plant in the US is planning on building a new facility in South Augusta By Doug Bernard Pkwy and Dixon Airline Road
When this $115,000,000.00 investment gets finalized and build in South Augusta it will result in over 80 Employment positions and have a good impact on the Economy as well the Housing Market of South Augusta.
This is the first time in almost 35 Years that a new iron oxide pigment production plant will open in the United States. The production of its synthetic iron oxide pigments is used to color products for construction, coatings, plastics and specialties. Henry Ingram, the chairman of the Augusta Economic Development Authority. “ That Augusta's new manufacturing facility will strengthen the company’s customer service, help reduce transportation costs and improve product development potential within the US".