20K jobs added to area last year

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From The Tennessean – Lance Williams Whether they involved guns, cars, tires or electronic bingo machines, a string of announcements in the Nashville area last year all had one common denominator: jobs. Company expansions and relocations last fiscal year were responsible for nearly 20,000 new jobs across the region, the highest total in more than a decade, according to the … Read More

Samuel, Son & Co., Limited to Locate New Manufacturing Operations in Columbia

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Metal Processing and Distributing Company to Invest $32.6 Million, Create 42 New Jobs NASHVILLE – Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Bill Chisholm, president and CEO of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, announced today the company will locate new manufacturing operations in Tennessee by constructing a 105,000 square foot facility in NorthPointe Industrial Park in Columbia. … Read More

No. 1 in foreign investment jobs

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From The Tennessean – Nate Rau Tennessee led the nation in jobs created by foreign investment in 2013, according to the new Global Location Trends Report by the IBM Institute. The annual report measures job commitments due to direct investments by foreign companies. Foreign companies have 864 operations in Tennessee, representing more than 116,000 jobs and an investment of more … Read More

Maury Regional Medical Center ranked #1 in Tennessee

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COLUMBIA, Tenn. — CareChex®, a division of Comparion® Medical Analytics, recently ranked Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) number one in Tennessee for overall hospital care and overall surgical care in the areas of both medical excellence and patient safety for 2016. CareChex® evaluates the performance of more than 4,000 hospitals across the nation, with awards based on cumulative performance across … Read More

BMC Metalworks takes flight with leadership

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Columbia Daily Herald – Roben Mounger You would be charmed upon meeting Jimmy Phillips, the company president of BMC Metalworks, a full service machining and fabrication company. His boyish good looks and upbeat air are a cover for the tough and astute first-time entrepreneur. After college, Phillips pursued a career in sales and operations and worked in administration with national consumer … Read More

Clarcor to open R&D facility in Columbia

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CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE: CLC), a global provider of filtration products, systems, and services, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a facility in Columbia, Tennessee to house a state-of-the-art Innovation Center to support the company’s global growth and innovation initiatives. CLARCOR plans to invest more than $10 million and create 35 new jobs in Middle Tennessee over … Read More

MCCEA announces new events manager

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The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance named Brittany Jernigan as its events manager. Renee Nealy formerly held the position, but she went on to pursue mission trips with her church. Jernigan will coordinate all events for the chamber and economic development programs. She will also have responsibilities for communications, including the member newsletter and social media. She is a … Read More

Census: Maury 4th in state for growth

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From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge Maury County’s population is the fourth fastest growing among Tennessee’s 95 counties, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released last week. The information was collected from July 1, 2012 to July 1, 2013. Maury County showed a 2.1 percent population increase — or 1,702 residents — from 82,059 to 83,761, according to … Read More

New exporting program starts in Tennessee

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SPRING HILL — A recently launched state exporting program provides small- and medium-sized businesses with guidance for tapping into international markets. “A Guide to Exporting” seminar was held Tuesday at the Northfield Conference Center, 5000 Northfield Lane. The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance sponsored the event that centered on the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s TNTrade program. … Read More

Northfield Office Space for Lease

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Northfield Workforce Development and Conference Center is a 350,000 square foot office park and Nationally recognized training facility located in the top 5 fastest growing areas in Tennessee. Centrally located in the state of Tennessee and conveniently off of the Saturn Parkway adjacent to I-65, the Workforce Development & Conference Center at Northfield is an ideal location for companies to locate … Read More