ThyssenKrupp to build facility in Bibb county

Forty-five new jobs will come to Bibb county. ThyssenKrupp Materials North America will construct a $13 million materials processing and distribution center in Woodstock. The facility will begin with 20 employees and expects to grow to 45 within five years.

The 100,000-square-foot{}building will have four lines for processing. It can also be expanded by an additional 150,000 square feet.{}

Republican Congressman Spencer Bachus calls the announcement an economic bright spot. "A major investment like this creates not only direct jobs, but spin-off jobs as well."