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Steves and Sons Announces Construction of State-of-the-Art, Molded Door Skin Facility in Georgia

By The Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 21, 2022--

Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Steves & Sons, Inc. will make a substantial, multi-million-dollar investment in a new, state-of-the-art molded door skin facility near Athens in Jackson County and will create 170 jobs over the next three years.

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The full announcement from Governor Kemp can be found in the attached PDF.

"Again and again, companies choose to expand here in the No. 1 state for business because they have access to the well-trained workforce, raw materials, and infrastructure they need to grow and thrive," said Governor Brian Kemp. "We're proud that Steves & Sons is the latest job creator to grow their operations in Georgia, and we look forward to seeing the partnership between this family-owned company and Jackson County thrive."

“We are fortunate to be able to design and build the first molded door skin facility built in this country in over 15 years. Our ability to draw on a talented workforce necessary to operate this plant in Jackson County has created a unique opportunity that will be mutually beneficial,” said Edward Steves, CEO.

“Competition and choice are critical to our industry, and this facility will help vastly improve our consistent access to high-quality raw materials we require to best serve our customers as we grow,” said Sam Steves, President.

Steves & Sons new 310,000-square-foot facility will produce millions of molded door skins annually for interior doors used in new housing construction, and repair and remodeling. This new facility will substantially improve Steves & Sons' ability to serve its customers with a quality product nationwide more efficiently.

Steves & Sons presently operates multiple door manufacturing sites in Texas, Tennessee, and Virginia, in as well as a value-added facility in Ashburn, Georgia opened in late 2021. The company will open a new door manufacturing plant in Brigham City, Utah in Q1 2023.

For over 156 years, Steves & Sons Inc. ( ) has provided quality products for homes, with an emphasis on doors, and continues to build its business and reputation among builders and homeowners nationwide. With interior and exterior door plants in San Antonio, and interior door plants in Richmond, Virginia and Lebanon, Tennessee, and in early 2023 Brigham City, Utah, Steves and Sons currently employs more than 1,300 team members.

The six-generation, family-owned business is built on a commitment to quality, superior craftsmanship and style, and a long tradition of environmental responsibility expressed in long-lasting products incorporating recycled elements in their design. For more information about the company, visit .

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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: RESIDENTIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE COMMERCIAL BUILDING & REAL ESTATE MANUFACTURING CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY STATE/LOCAL LABOR OTHER MANUFACTURING RETAIL PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT HOME GOODS OTHER CONSTRUCTION & PROPERTY

SOURCE: Steves & Sons Inc.

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