Tennessee Ranks No. 1 in Nation for Foreign Direct Investment Job Creation in 2015

Maury AllianceEconomic News

Posted by: Scott Harrison Second time in three years Tennessee Tops IBM Global Location Trends report NASHVILLE – Tennessee was ranked the top state in the nation for job creation resulting from foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2015, according to the recently released 2016 IBM Global Location Trends report. The annual report from the IBM Institute for Business Value measured … Read More

Governor Announces Tenneco to Locate New Facility in Spring Hill

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Posted by: Scott Harrison NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Tenneco officials today announced the global manufacturer will open a new facility in Spring Hill and create up to 200 new jobs during the next three years. Tenneco’s new Clean Air manufacturing plant will support programs for General Motors. The 117,000-square foot … Read More

Mayor’s Lunch reflects city/county growth

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By JAY POWELL jpowell@c-dh.net The Mayors’ Lunch on Tuesday brought together the top leaders in the county, each speaking about the continued growth and improvements in their cities and regions. The annual event is an opportunity for mayors from Maury County, Columbia, Spring Hill and Mt. Pleasant to update citizens and county stakeholders on the state of the region individually … Read More

Maury County 5th in State for investment growth

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By JAY POWELL and KARA COLEMAN The Daily Herald Maury County’s consistent success with annual growth has earned it the title of fifth most in-demand county in Tennessee for investments and new businesses, according to a study by SmartAsset. Although last year’s results ranked Maury County as third fastest growing, that doesn’t mean its progress has slowed down, Maury County … Read More

Leaders Break Ground on Cherry Glen Speculative Building

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net MT. PLEASANT — Community leaders and residents gathered at Cherry Glen Industrial Park to celebrate the groundbreaking of the complex’s 50,000 square foot speculative facility. A joint venture between Maury County, the Mt. Pleasant Power System, the City of Mt. Pleasant and the Tennessee Valley Authority, the building will be constructed using tax payer dollars with … Read More

Students take hands on tour of GM

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net SPRING HILL — General Motors opened its doors to Middle Tennessee’s youth this week inviting them to tour the facility and experience the same hands-on training new employees receive before joining the assembly line. During the four-day “Go Tech” Advanced Manufacturing Academy, students and recent high school graduates received an extended tour of the 6.9 million … Read More

James Bennett column: Tile plant fires up production in Mt. Pleasant

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By James Bennett jbennett@c-dh.net When Landmark Ceramics CEO Federico Curioni decided on Mt. Pleasant as location of the Italian company’s North America headquarters, he weighed dozens of factors, from the availability of land to the presence of a qualified workforce. The acquisition of 96 acres of land at 1433 N. Main St. — near the Maury County Regional Airport off … Read More

Cherry Glen Industrial Park ready for construction

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net The Maury County Industrial Development Board has approved construction of a 50,000 square foot speculative facility at Cherry Glen Industrial Park. During the board’s Monday meeting, the $1,050,000 bid was awarded to Brad Slater Construction, LLC of Leoma, Tenn. “This is a way for us to stimulate the region and bring more jobs into Maury County,” … Read More

TNECD Announces Eight Counties to Participate in Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program Spring Round

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TNECD ANNOUNCES EIGHT COUNTIES TO PARTICIPATE IN SELECT TENNESSEE PROPERTY EVALUATION PROGRAM SPRING ROUND POSTED ON: TUESDAY – APR 12, 2016 Posted by: Carly Schroer Counties chosen for industrial inventory assessment program NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced today the counties chosen to participate in the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP) Spring Round. The counties … Read More

GM investing $790M in Spring Hill expansion

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Nashville Business Journal – Scott Harrison General Motors Co. is pumping more money into its Spring Hill manufacturing plant. On Wednesday, the automotive giant said it will invest $788.7 million in the Maury County facility in an expansion expected to create nearly 800 new jobs, according to a news release. As part of the investment, GM (NYSE: GM) said it … Read More