Atlanta-based Consolidated Container acquires Tennessee pharmaceutical packaging provider

Atlanta-based Consolidated Container Co. (CCC) has acquired a Tennessee pharmaceutical packaging provider.

Tri State Distribution Inc., based in Sparta, Tenn., makes vials, closures and labels for retail pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies.

“CCC is excited to welcome the employees of Tri State Distribution into the CCC family. Under Dave and Joe Miceli’s leadership the company has established an outstanding reputation for innovative packaging solutions with excellent quality and customer…


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Atlanta-based Consolidated Container acquires Tennessee pharmaceutical packaging provider

Atlanta software startup raises $3.7M

Demand Driven Technologies, an Atlanta-based software startup that helps distributers find better inventory solutions, has raised about $3.7 million from undisclosed investors in a round of convertible notes.

CEO Erik Bush said a majority of the funding would be used to support growth, sales implementation, software development resources and hiring. The round was supported by the company’s existing investors, who Bush said are primarily located in the Southeast. Demand Driven Technologies plans…


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Atlanta software startup raises .7M

State Farm Arena renovation leads to LEED certification upgrade

The Atlanta Hawks’ $192.5 million transformation of Philips Arena to State Farm Arena earned the team an upgraded environmental certification.

The State Farm Arena was certified as an LEED Gold building, putting the Hawks’ home in the second-highest bracket of environmentally friendly facilities. Philips Arena held the lowest classification, LEED Certified.

LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building rating system created by the United States Green Building Council.

This…


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State Farm Arena renovation leads to LEED certification upgrade

Atlanta job market expected to heat up this summer

Now may be a good time to dust off that resume. Employers in the metro Atlanta area say they expect to hire at a brisk pace this summer.

According to the ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) Employment Outlook Survey, 27% of Atlanta employers polled said they plan to hire more people from July through September. About 4% said they plan to cut staff. That yields a net employment outlook of 23%.

“Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA MSA employers have reported a stronger hiring pace compared to Q2 2019 when the…


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Atlanta job market expected to heat up this summer

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