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Thrush Aircraft to bring 100 jobs to Albany

Thrush Aircraft is creating 100 new jobs in the Albany-Dougherty County area. (Source: WALB) Thrush Aircraft is creating 100 new jobs in the Albany-Dougherty County area. (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Thrush Aircraft is creating 100 new jobs in the Albany-Dougherty County area.

The announcement came from Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission on Wednesday during the monthly board meeting.

This launch coincides with the ADEDC's #MadeInAlbanyGA industry marketing campaign that focuses on a different industry each month.

“Being ‘Made in Albany’ has helped enable Thrush’s success,” said Payne Hughes, president of Thrush Aircraft. “We see our job as being there to help our customers do their jobs better; success for one brings success for the other, and collaboration is necessary to make that happen. The same can be said for producing our airplanes in Albany. Thrush is proud of the expansions we have been able to accomplish with the help of the Albany-Dougherty EDC. We’re very excited about Thrush’s future in the aviation industry and in this community.”

To learn more about Thrush, click here. Applications for the announced jobs can be found here.

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