Economic & Community Development

U.S. Tsubaki Automotive, LLC to Expand, Add Light Assembly in Portland

Tuesday, February 05, 2013 | 10:03 am

Company to Host a Hiring Fair Feb. 11

NASHVILLE  —  Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with U.S. Tsubaki Automotive, LLC officials announced today the company’s plans to expand its Portland facility located at 138 Davis Street. The expansion represents a $1.9 million investment and will create 70 new, full-time jobs in Sumner County. The company is hosting a job fair Monday Feb. 11 at the Sumner County Career Center in Gallatin to help fill the new positions.

Hollywog to Expand Chattanooga Manufacturing Operations

Friday, February 01, 2013 | 10:01 am

Medical Device Company to Invest $400,000, Create 22 New Jobs

NASHVILLE –Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Hollywog, LLC officials today announced the company will expand its Chattanooga operations. The $400,000 investment by the medical device company will create 22 new manufacturing and administrative positions over the next 36 months.

Huf North America to Expand Greeneville Facility

Thursday, January 31, 2013 | 09:00 am

Automotive Manufacturer to Invest $20 Million, Create 100 Jobs in Greene County

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Huf North America representatives today announced the company will expand its Greeneville, Tenn. facility, located at 395 T. Elmer Cox Drive.  The expansion represents an investment of $20 million and the creation of 100 manufacturing jobs.

Rose Fabricating & Industrial Solutions, LLC to Expand Covington Facility

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 | 02:00 pm

Custom Machinery Manufacturer to Invest $4.5 Million, Create 25 Jobs in Tipton County

NASHVILLE –Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty today announced Rose Fabricating & Industrial Solutions, LLC will expand its Covington, Tenn. facility, located at 290 Industrial Road.  The expansion represents an investment of $4.5 million and the creation of 25 manufacturing and sales jobs.

Schrader Electronics to Expand Springfield Facility

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 | 09:58 am

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems Manufacturer to Create 76 Jobs in Robertson County

NASHVILLE –Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Schrader Electronics today announced the company will expand its Springfield, Tenn. facility, located at 101 Evergreen Drive.  The expansion represents an investment of $10 million and the creation of 76 manufacturing jobs.

Microtherm, Inc. to Expand, Move Operations to Maryville

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 | 08:33 am

Advanced Manufacturer to Invest $3 Million, Create 40 Jobs in Blount County

NASHVILLE –Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with officials from Microtherm, Inc. today announced the company has leased the Blount Partnership spec building located at 1731 Fred Lawson Drive in Maryville for a new manufacturing facility. The announcement represents an investment of $3,000,000 and the creation of 40 new positions in Blount County. Microtherm is a subsidiary of the Belgium-based Etex Group.

New Breed Logistics to Expand Memphis Operations

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 | 10:04 am

Logistics Provider to Invest $23 Million, Create 468 Jobs in Shelby County

NASHVILLE –Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with New Breed Logistics representatives today announce the company will expand its Memphis, Tenn. operations.  The expansion represents an investment of $23 million and the creation of 468 warehouse and distribution jobs.

Tomcat USA to Open Facility in Knoxville

Thursday, December 20, 2012 | 01:00 pm

Concert Lighting Equipment Manufacturer to Invest $2 Million, Create 50 Jobs in Knox County

NASHVILLE –Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Knox County officials today welcome Tomcat USA to Knoxville, Tenn. The company plans to open a manufacturing facility at 5427 North National Drive in Knox County’s Forks of the River Industrial Park.  The announcement represents an investment of $2 million and the creation of 50 jobs.

Bell Helicopter to Expand Piney Flats Operation

Thursday, December 20, 2012 | 10:59 am

Second Manufacturing Facility Anticipated to Create up to 125 Jobs in Sullivan County

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with company officials today announced Bell Helicopter, Inc. will expand its Piney Flats facility. This announcement represents an investment of $10.1 million and is anticipated to create up to 125 new jobs at the company’s completion and customer delivery facility.

Governor, Commissioner Welcome Del Conca to Loudon

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 | 08:33 am

Company to Build First North American Manufacturing Facility, Create 178 Jobs

NASHVILLE  —  Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with company officials announced today Ceramica Del Conca will build its first North American manufacturing facility in Loudon. The announcement by the Italian ceramic floor tile manufacturer represents a $70 million investment and will create 178 new manufacturing jobs in Loudon County.