Surya Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New 1M-Square-Foot Headquarters
| Surya celebrated the official opening of its new corporate
office space and distribution center with a ribbon-cutting
ceremony and open house held onsite on Monday, May 9, 2016. More
than 150 guests attended the event, which featured comments from
Commissioner Chris Carr of the Georgia Department of Economic
Development and Commissioner Steve Taylor of Bartow County,
followed by a special address from guest of honor, Georgia
Governor Nathan Deal.
The new facility, located north of Atlanta in Cartersville,
GA, includes 81,000 square feet of office space and 955,000
square feet of warehouse space, providing the home accessories
company with more than double the warehouse capacity of its
Calhoun, GA location. Surya already has one of the largest
inventories and fastest fulfillment rates in the home decor
industry, with most in-stock products shipping within 48 hours.
The expansion and new state-of-the-art logistics center will
enable the company to further increase operational efficiencies
as it serves its growing base of more than 15,000 retailer and
"When I joined my family's business in 2004, I had a lot of
dreams and ambition," says Satya Tiwari, president, Surya. "Not
only did I want to give small, independent furniture retailers a
way to enter the home accessories business, but I also wanted to
create jobs and make a lasting positive impact on the community,
both locally and globally. When I reflect on how far we've come
in the 40 years since my father, Surya Tiwari, founded Surya to
create a better life for families in rural India, I am humbled
and deeply grateful. This is just the beginning, and we're
excited to start the next phase of this amazing journey."
Surya has grown organically from $2.7M in sales in 2004 to
$111M in 2015 and has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of
America's fastest growing privately held companies for five
consecutive years, earning a spot on the prestigious Inc. 5000
Honor Roll. As part of its expansion, Surya plans to add an
estimated 200 new jobs within the next few years.
"North Georgia is a great place to do business," says Chris
Carr, commissioner, Georgia Department of Economic Development.
"The area boasts a pro-business environment, top-notch talent and
a highly-connected logistics network—among other assets.
Companies who come here are successful and continue to grow. We
congratulate Satya Tiwari and the entire Surya team on this
important milestone in the company's evolution, and we look
forward to supporting them as they continue to grow here."
Surya's facility in Calhoun, GA will continue to be used for
production of the company's Made to Order rugs and for
warehousing a portion of its more than 50,000 rugs and home
Visit surya.com for more information about the company.