Economic & Community Development

Governor, Commissioner Welcome General Products Partners Inc. to Lincoln County

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 | 03:15 pm

New Manufacturing Facility to Create 100 New Jobs

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with officials from General Products Partners Inc. announced today the company will establish a manufacturing facility in Fayetteville. The $6.5 million investment by the aerospace and defense components manufacturer and will create 100 new jobs in Lincoln County.

Teledyne EMS to Expand Lewisburg Facility

Monday, December 17, 2012 | 03:02 pm

New Product Line Brings $9.78 Million Investment, 96 New Jobs Over Five Years

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with officials from Teledyne Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) announced today the company will expand its Lewisburg manufacturing facility to accommodate a new product line. The expansion is a $9.78 million investment by the company and will create 96 new jobs at the Marshall County facility.

Imperial Food Services to Establish Operations in Lewisburg

Thursday, December 13, 2012 | 10:04 am

New Manufacturing Facility to Create 48 New Jobs

NASHVILLE –Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty joined with company officials today to announce Imperial Food Services (IFS) will locate a manufacturing plant in Marshall County. This announcement represents an investment of $3 million by the company, and the Lewisburg project, located at the I-65 Commerce Park, will create 48 jobs.

International Automotive Components to Grow Dayton Operations

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | 10:00 am

Automotive Components and Systems Manufacturer to Create 50 Jobs in Rhea County

NASHVILLE –Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty and International Automotive Components representatives announced plans today to grow the company’s Dayton, Tenn. operations, located at 220 IAC Drive.  The growth, which includes a substantial investment in manufacturing equipment, represents $7.7 million and the creation of approximately 50 manufacturing jobs.

Access America Transport to Expand Tennessee Operations

Monday, December 10, 2012 | 10:30 am

Logistics Company to Create 450 Jobs in Chattanooga, 100 Jobs in Knoxville Over Five Years

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Access America Transport officials today announced the company will expand its Chattanooga and Knoxville facilities and create 550 jobs during a five year period – 450 additional jobs at the Chattanooga facility and 100 additional jobs at the Knoxville facility.

Tennessee Main Street Events Prove It Really is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 | 09:12 am

Special Events, Shopping Promote Historic Downtown Districts Across the State

NASHVILLE – The holiday season is in full swing on Tennessee’s Main Streets, and there are plenty of special activities for everyone -- from the young to the young at heart.  Tennessee Main Street holiday events support the historic downtown districts of communities all across the state and encourage shopping locally.

Bioventus to Expand Memphis Location

Monday, November 19, 2012 | 09:52 am

Biologics Company to Invest $5 Million, Create 44 Jobs in Shelby County

NASHVILLE –Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty today joined with Bioventus representatives to announce plans to lease new office and manufacturing space off Goodlett Farms Parkway in Memphis, Tenn. at 1900 Charles Bryan Road. The expansion represents an investment of $5 million and the creation of 44 jobs.

Oberto Brands to Open Production Facility in Nashville to Keep Pace with Its Growing Meat Snack Demand

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 | 09:07 am

Oberto Brands, a national leader in the meat snacks category and maker of the popular Oh Boy, Oberto! jerky line, today announced the company will open a new production facility in Nashville, Tenn. in the first half of 2013, bringing hundreds of jobs to the area. The new facility will join Oberto’s existing production facility at its headquarters in Kent, Wash., and is being added to help keep up with rapidly growing demand for Oberto’s products, which has doubled over the last few years and shows no sign of slowing down.

Governor Haslam Announces 6 Community Development Block Grants

Monday, November 05, 2012 | 10:05 am

Grants Assist Communities with Infrastructure Improvements

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced six recipients of Community Development Block Grants that will assist with infrastructure improvements in area communities.  The grant recipients included Bedford County, Jasper, McMinn County, Petersburg, Pulaski and Tellico Plains.  Today’s announcement is the final 2012 CDBG announcement.  A complete list of 2012 CDBG recipients can be viewed here: http://www.openecd.tn.gov/cdbg.html.

Spectrum Lubricants to Expand Selmer Facility

Monday, October 29, 2012 | 01:02 pm

Company to Invest $1.8 Million, Create 26 Additional Jobs in McNairy County

NASHVILLE  —  The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and Spectrum Lubricants today announced plans for the company to expand its Selmer, Tenn. facility. The expansion represents a $1.8 million investment and will create 26 new, full-time jobs in McNairy County.