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Tuesday June 2nd, 2015 5:46PM

Global shipping company to employ 160 in Gwinnett

By Ken Stanford
ATLANTA - United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) will relocate its North American headquarters to Gwinnett County, investing double-digit millions and employ 160 people.

The 50,000-square-foot facility, located off of Spalding Drive in Peachtree Corners, will house shipping logistics, accounting, finance and customer service activities as well as executive management for the company's North American operations.

The UASC project was a collaborative effort between the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce and the Metro Atlanta Chamber.

About United Arab Shipping Company
Originally established in Kuwait with its corporate headquarters now in Dubai, UASC serves Asia from Singapore, Northern Europe from Hamburg, the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent from Dubai, the Mediterranean and North Africa from Istanbul, and the Americas from Cranford, N.J.
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