SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Steves & Sons, Inc. has made a significant multi-million dollar investment in a new, state-of-the-art door panel molding facility near Athens in Jackson County will create 170 jobs over the next three years.
Gov. Kemp’s full announcement is in the attached PDF.
“Time and time again, companies are choosing to expand here in the #1 state because they have access to a skilled workforce, raw materials and infrastructure they need to grow and thrive,” said Gov. Brian Kemp. “We are proud that Steves & Sons is the latest job creator to expand its operations in Georgia and we look forward to seeing the partnership between this family business and Jackson County flourish.”
“We are fortunate to have been able to design and build the first molded door panel facility built in this country in over 15 years. Our ability to access the talented workforce required to operate this Jackson County facility 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 greatly enhance our consistent access to high-quality raw materials we need to best serve our customers as we grow,” said President Sam Steves.
Steve’s & Son’s new 310,000 square foot facility will produce millions of molded door panels annually for interior doors used in new home construction, repairs and remodeling. This new facility will greatly enhance Steves & Sons’ ability to more efficiently serve customers nationwide with a quality product.
Steves & Sons currently operates multiple door manufacturing facilities in Texas, Tennessee and Virginia, as well as a value-added facility in Ashburn, Georgia, which opened in late 2021. The company will open a new doors manufacturing facility in Brigham City, Utah in Q1 2023.
About Steves & Sons Inc.
For over 156 years, Steves & Sons Inc. (www.StevesDoors.com) has provided quality residential home products with a focus on doors and continues to grow its business and reputation with builders and homeowners across the country. With interior and exterior door plants in San Antonio and interior door plants in Richmond, Virginia, Lebanon, Tennessee and, in early 2023, Brigham City, Utah, Steves and Sons currently employs more than 1,300 team members.
Family-owned for six generations, the family business is founded on a commitment to quality, superior craftsmanship and style, and a long tradition of environmental responsibility, expressed in durable products that incorporate recycled elements into their design. For more information about the company, visit www.stevesdoors.com.