GCP Applied Technologies to Expand in Mount Pleasant

Maury AllianceEconomic News

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. — Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe along with leaders from GCP Applied Technologies announced today that the company will expand its manufacturing operations in Maury County. The global construction materials manufacturer expects to invest $11 million and create 29 new jobs in Mount Pleasant. With this expansion, GCP will be adding a … 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

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

MCCEA Expands Economic Development Staff

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Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance welcomes Rupa DeLoach to Maury County and the economic development team effective February 15th, 2016. Rupa will serve as the Economic Developm ent Manager; her role will include research and data analysis to aid in the organizations economic development efforts. Rupa grew up in Arkansas and spent 10 years in Florida. She has a B.A. degree in Public … Read More

GM Invests $148 Million in Spring Hill Manufacturing

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Investment Allows GM to Meet Market Demand for Efficient V8 Engines SPRING HILL, Tenn. — General Motors will invest $148 million to repurpose flexible machining and assembly equipment at its Spring Hill Manufacturing plant to build V8 engines to meet market demand, retaining approximately 200 jobs. The investment will enable Spring Hill to quickly add capacity to build the Small … Read More

Workforce Alliance wins national recognition

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By James Bennett jbennett@c-dh.net The South Central Tennessee Workforce Alliance is going to the White House to show off its creativity next month. The local group, which matches employers to job seekers, won recognition through a nationwide competition to generate ideas about workforce development. Eighty teams entered, and only 10 were selected to visit Washington. “We just found out we’re … Read More

Global Manufacturing Services, Inc. to Expand Columbia Operations

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Posted by: Jennifer McEachern – MONDAY – DEC 21, 2015 NASHVILLE—Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Global Manufacturing Services, Inc. (GMS) officials announced today the company will invest $620,000 in new equipment upgrades at its Columbia tire mold manufacturing facility. The announcement represents the creation of 43 new jobs in Maury County. Boyd said. “I … Read More