Maury Alliance, Maury County Public Schools Announce STEAM Education Summit

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Students entering the 21st century workplace will face an occupational world with jobs that didn’t exist ten years ago. A majority of high-paying jobs will be in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) career fields. On Thursday, April 13, Mount Pleasant students will have the opportunity to discover exciting STEAM career paths at the Maury County Public Schools and … Read More

Call 2 Answer, LLC to Establish Operation in Spring Hill, Creating 250 New Jobs

Maury AllianceEconomic News

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Call 2 Answer, LLC officials announced today that the company will invest $800,000 for a new medical and urgent contact center that will create 250 jobs in Maury County. “Tennessee offers companies tremendous advantages. Among the biggest benefits for any business tied to the health care … 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

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

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

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

Governor Haslam announces new call center in Columbia

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NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Sleep Solutions and Services, LLC (S3) officials announced today the company will locate new call center operations in Columbia. S3, a medical software and support company specializing in respiratory services, will invest $3.6 million and create 137 new jobs in Maury County. “We want to … Read More