Year after year, Georgia ranks in the top 5 and top 10 nationwide in a wide array of business categories. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the engineering businesses that are growing the most are those in the fields of mechanical engineering, environmental engineering, and agricultural engineering.
Environmental engineering is successful in Georgia due to Georgia's biofuel potential. According to Georiga USA, Georgia is the third ranked state with this potential. Georgia energy solution providers and clean energy companies that hire engineering professionals include Suniva, GE Energy, ZF Wind Power, Georgia Biomass, and Saft.
Georgia also has a well-established manufacturing industry, leveraging Quick Start. As for agribusiness, Georgia is the leading industry.
Some larger companies that hire engineering professionals in Georgia include: Home Depot, United Parcel Service, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Delta Air Lines, Aflac, Southern Company, Genuine Parts, First Data, SunTrust Banks, AGCO, Enterprises, Newell Rubbermaid, Mohawk Industries, NCR, and RockTenn.