Nifco KTW receives 2020 Georgia GEAR Award for Supplier of the Year
Stephens County’s Nifco KTW America is the recipient of the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s 2020 Georgia GEAR Award for Supplier of the Year—Employing 200 or more people.
“GEAR” stands for: Georgia Emerging Automotive Recognition Award.
On Wednesday, leaders from the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Global Commerce Division came to Toccoa to recognized Nifco KTW with the award.
Nifco KTW President Joe Hibdon says he is thankful for this recognition from the State of Georgia.
Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Deputy Commissioner of Global Commerce Scott McMurray presented the award to Hibdon.
Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin says Stephens County is grateful for the impact Nifco KTW has had on the local economy.
This year, automotive and mobility companies from across the State of Georgi were nominated for their leadership in several categories: Supplier of the Year—employing 200 or more people, Supplier of the Year—employing 199 or fewer people, Transportation Equipment Manufacture of the Year, Automotive Innovation Award, and Citizenship Award.
Nifco KTW opened its first U.S. plant in Toccoa, Georgia in 2016.