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Zinus, E-Commerce Mattress Firm, to Build New Georgia Factory

Aug. 19, 2020
The company’s first North American mattress factory will create 804 jobs.

Zinus, a mattress and furniture e-commerce company, announced August 18 it would build a new U.S. factory in McDonough, Georgia. According to Zinus and the state of Georgia, the project will involve $108 million and create 804 jobs.

Founded in Seoul, South Korea, Zinus says it has plans to expand its international offerings. Although the company launched a U.S. warehouse in 2010 and already operates several domestic distribution centers, the McDonough facility will be its first manufacturing location in the United States. Its other factories are in China and Indonesia.

Zinus plans to open the factory sometime in the first half of 2021. It will also serve as another distribution center for the company. Zinus, originally founded in 1979 as a tent company, now delivers its furniture and “natural ingredient”-infused mattresses directly to consumers.

Keith Reynolds, President at Zinus U.S., called the factory a “critical step” in his company’s growth as a global business. “Georgia was a natural choice when considering the location for our new facility,” he said. McDonough, Georgia is about 30 miles away from Atlanta in Henry County.

“We are extremely excited that Zinus has chosen Henry County as the home for its first North American manufacturing facility,” said Chairman of the Henry County Development Authority, Pierre Clements. He said Zinus’ choice “highlights the value of our skilled workforce, established industry companies, and robust logistics network.”

Governor Brian Kemp said it was “a pleasure” to welcome the company, which works with retailers like Walmart, Amazon, Wayfair and Costco, to the state, and said Georgia would be a good fit. “I’m confident that, thanks to our unmatched logistics network and pro-business environment, their business will find new opportunities to succeed as they begin operations in McDonough,” he said in a statement. According to a statement issued by the state, the $108 million investment is one of the largest in Georgia of the year. The Georgia Department of Labor estimated there were 385,300 manufacturing jobs in the state as of June 2020. 

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