Stimulus for Georgia carpet mill set to top $120 million

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SOUTHEASTERN INCENTIVES* Kia: $160,000 in incentives per worker -- $400 million in incentives for a $1.2 billion investment, 2,500 workers.* Volkswagen: $285,000 in incentives per worker -- $570 million in incentives for a $1 billion investment, 2,000 workers.* Baxter International: $140,000 in incentives per worker -- $210 million in incentives for a $1 billion investment, 1,500 workers.* Caterpillar: $55,000 in incentives per worker -- $77 million in incentives for a $200 million investment, 1,400 workers.* Engineered Floors: Total - About $120 million to $130 million in incentives, or more than $50,000 per worker- Discretionary or elective incentives --$13.9 million, including sales tax exemptions on energy use and construction materials- Statutory jobs tax credits, tax exemptions and training assistance -- $91.7