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

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

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

Governor Haslam, Commissioner Boyd Announce Ryder Supply Chain Solutions To Expand Spring Hill Operations

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | 9:58am NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Ryder Supply Chain Solutions officials announced today the company will expand its warehousing, transportation, kitting and assembly operations in Spring Hill. The announcement represents an investment of $16.5 million and the creation of 606 new jobs in Maury County. … Read More

National HealthCare Corporation/Maury Regional breaks ground on skilled-nursing care center in Columbia

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National HealthCare Corporation has broken ground on a new skilled nursing and transitional care center at 5004 Trotwood Ave. in Columbia that will open in the fall of 2016 and expand the company’s services in Maury County. NHC President Steve Flatt and Maury Regional Medical Center CEO Alan Watson were joined for the groundbreaking ceremony July 31 by local government … Read More

County lands TVA sustainability certification

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From the Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge Maury County was designated as a Valley Sustainable Silver Community in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s economic development program, becoming one of only 25 communities across the nation. Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance and local officials made the announcement Wednesday during an event entitled “Winning with Sustainability” at Puckett’s Grocery &Restaurant in … Read More

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

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