Steel and Aluminum Products Distributor to Invest $2.5 Million, Create 26 New Jobs
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with JMS Russel Metals Corporation officials today announced the company will expand its steel plate processing facility in Jackson by investing $2.5 million in new equipment to allow additional processes to be done in-house. The expansion will result in the addition of 26 new manufacturing jobs in Madison County.
“Under Gov. Haslam’s leadership, net new manufacturing jobs have increased significantly here in Tennessee, placing our state among the top 10 states in the nation for job creation in this sector,” Hagerty said. “We strive to create a business-friendly environment to support the growth and success of incumbent industries, and I appreciate JMS Russel Metals’ efforts to spur job creation in Jackson and for the company’s continued investment in Tennessee.”