FORT VALLEY, Ga. — The C.E. White Co., specialty seat supplier to the school bus industry, is opening a satellite assembly facility here.
The facility will be geared toward servicing just-in-time deliveries and on-site support to the Blue Bird Body Co.
“Our commitment to improving our products and services is the main reason this company has continued to grow over the past three years," said Tony Everett, president and CEO of The C.E. White Co. "C.E. White’s primary focus is improving safety for your children in its products. This is our history and the focus of our future.”
The 24,000-sq.-ft. satellite assembly plant, to be established in the South Peach Industrial Park, will hire 10 employees in the first year, with plans for significant future growth.
The C.E. White Co. is working with Blue Bird and the Commerce and Development Authority of Peach County to assist in business incentives, workforce training and the "Certified Work Ready" program.