Solar Products Maker Puts HQ In Georgia

MAGE SOLAR GMBH will put its North American headquarters and a solar panel manufacturing plant in Dublin, Ga., creating 350 jobs over five years.

DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) -- A company that manufactures solar energy products says it will put its North American headquarters and a solar panel manufacturing plant in Dublin.

MAGE SOLAR GMBH, based in Ravensburg, Germany, said Monday that it will build the facility, spending $30 million and creating 350 jobs over five years.

The company says it also plans to build an academy for solar education.

The company calls the move a crucial step toward strengthening its international position in the industry.

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