Grant & Loan Awards: Liberty County


Liberty County

EDGE Fund: $1,000,000

Awarded: 10/28/2010

Applicant: Liberty County IA-Firth Dixson

EDGE grant funds of $1,000,000 will be used to assist with site preparation in support of the location of Firth Rixson Forgings, LLC (FRF) to a 26.4-acre site within the Tradeport East Business Center located near the city of Hinesville in Liberty County. FRF is a wholly owned US subsidiary of Firth Rixson, Ltd. (FRL) an England-based industry leader in the production of seamless rolled rings for the aerospace market and the largest producer of metal rings in the world. The Hinesville location will consist of three buildings and will be Firth Rixson’s newest and largest facility at over 200,000 SF. With a history dating back to the 1800’s, FRL operates 11 facilities worldwide with four in the US as well as in the UK, China and Hungary. Construction is currently underway and is scheduled to be completed in late 2010.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $93,103,800

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