Economic & Community Development

J&J Warehousing & Storage Expands in Greeneville

Thursday, January 12, 2012 | 12:24 pm
37 New Jobs Created over Three Years, $600,000 Investment
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with company and local officials announced today that J&J Warehousing & Storage, Inc. will expand operations, creating 37 new jobs over the next three years. The Greeneville, Tenn. company manufactures and assembles welded components for the automotive industry.

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty, Shelby County Officials Announce Expansion of Launch Medical

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | 12:01 pm

Medical Device Manufacturer to Invest $4.8 Million, Create 40 New Jobs Over Five Years

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty today joined with officials from Shelby County to announce the decision by Launch Medical to expand in Bartlett, Tenn. The company will invest $4.8 million to fit out an existing building on Wolf Lake Road in Bartlett, creating 40 jobs during a five-year period to manufacture medical device prototypes.

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty Announce Eagle Bend Manufacturing Expansion in Clinton

Monday, January 09, 2012 | 03:54 pm
Auto Supplier to Create 188 New Jobs, Invest $64 Million Over Next Five Years
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with local officials announced today that Eagle Bend Manufacturing, Inc. is expanding its Clinton, Tenn. facility, creating 188 new jobs and investing $64 million over the next five years. The company, a division of Magna International, Inc., is a Tier 1 automotive parts supplier for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and light trucks worldwide.

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty Release Regulatory Reform Report

Friday, January 06, 2012 | 03:58 pm

Federal and State Regulations Reviewed for Potential Negative Impact on Businesses

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty today released the Regulatory Reform Report, an ECD-led review of federal and state rules and regulations impacting businesses. One of the key strategies of the governor’s Jobs4TN economic development plan was to conduct this review with the goal of identifying obstacles to investment.

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty, Haywood County Officials Announce Expansion of Precision Coils

Friday, January 06, 2012 | 12:44 pm

Coils Manufacturing Company to Relocate Facility and Create 26 New Jobs in Brownsville

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty and Haywood County officials today joined with representatives from Precision Coils to announce plans by the company to expand and relocate its existing Somerville, Tenn. facility to Brownsville, Tenn. Increasing demand for the Precision Coils product line has made the move to a larger facility with expansion capability necessary. The expansion represents an investment of $3.7 million and the creation of 26 new jobs.

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty, Henry County Officials Welcome Tower Support Services to McKenzie

Tuesday, January 03, 2012 | 11:02 am

Anchor Bolt Company Expects to Create 15 New Jobs Over Three Years

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty today joined with Henry County officials in announcing the decision by Tower Support Services, LLC to locate a manufacturing facility in McKenzie, Tenn. The newly-formed company invested approximately $650,000 in a leased facility and expects to create 15 jobs over a three-year period. The McKenzie facility is located at 25045 Hwy 22 in the McKenzie Industrial Park and began operations in mid-December.

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty, Mayor Dean Announce ServiceSource Expansion

Thursday, December 29, 2011 | 02:19 pm

New Jobs Created in Nashville Sales Center

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty and Nashville Mayor Karl Dean along with company officials announced today that ServiceSource® (NASDAQ: SREV), the global leader in service revenue management, is expanding its Nashville Sales Center and regional headquarters. The expansion at ServiceSource’s current downtown location will create hundreds of additional new jobs and represents a multi-million dollar investment over the next three years.

Tennesseans Reminded to Submit Applications for Qualifying Energy Star Appliance Rebates

Thursday, December 22, 2011 | 11:11 am

Deadline for First-Come, First-Served Rebates is Jan. 14, 2012

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Energy Efficiency Appliance Rebates are still available for qualifying Energy Star® room air conditioners, central air conditioners, air source heat pumps and gas furnaces, but time is quickly running out. All applications must be postmarked by Jan. 14, 2012. Appliances purchased since April 22, 2010 are eligible for a rebate debit card on a first-come, first-served basis.

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty Announce Release of Regional Strategic Plans, Staff Changes

Friday, December 16, 2011 | 04:01 pm

Economic Development Strategy Outlined for Each of the Nine Jobs Base Camps, Announcement of Statewide Director and Northeast Tennessee Regional Director

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty today announced the release of nine regional strategic plans outlining how ECD’s field staff will lead new economic development efforts in their regions, support existing networks of local organizations and serve as an effective conduit between the department and regional stakeholders. The plans can be viewed at http://tn.gov/ecd/.