Grant & Loan Awards: Peach County


Peach County

EDGE Fund: $11,000,000

Awarded: 04/23/2003

Applicant: Peach County, Development Authority of

EDGE funds to retain the operations of the Blue Bird Body Company by assisting in an expansion and the purchase of an Electro-Coat System. This expansion will make room for the Company's commercial bus manufacturing and other new products. Producing commercial buses requires four times more labor than the current production of school buses therefore retaining the current 1,500 jobs and adding an additional 630 within the next 4 years.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $28,573,000

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