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

Maury AllianceEconomic News, News

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

Where is Maury the Mule?

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Looking for something to do this week…. The “Where is Maury the Mule” event started last week! Pick up your “passport” from one of 17 participating merchants in Columbia. Just get your passport stamped at 14 of the 17 businesses for an entry! Turn in your passport on April 4th. You won’t believe the Grand Prize!! Participating Merchants: Alexander Mattress World … 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

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

Mt. Pleasant’s UST Inc. introduces itself

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net More than 500 people gathered at Columbia State Community College’s Cherry Theater for Saturday’s special meet-and-greet event hosted by UST Inc., the county’s first large-scale high-end porcelain tile manufacturer. Attendants were first greeted by the company’s Human Resources Manager Julie Love, who thanked all for their interest in the company and presented a short video introducing … Read More

JOBS! GM will accept online applications

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By JAMES BENNETT jbennett@c-dh.net The GM Spring Hill Manufacturing Plant will begin accepting applications for new hourly positions at 8 a.m. Wednesday, spokesperson Kristy Bergstrom said Monday. Applications for entry-level jobs will be accepted online at www.gm.appone.com, Bergstrom said. “This website is the only way to apply for GM Spring Hill hourly positions and requires a valid email address for … Read More

James Bennett column: GM Spring Hill expects to double size of work force

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By JAMES BENNETT jbennett@c-dh.net General Motors was fighting for survival during the Great Recession, and the struggle led to nearly a decade of painful uncertainty in southern Middle Tennessee. There was no guarantee the company would continue to produce cars in Spring Hill, leaving hundreds wondering about job security and their future. But after posting record profits in 2014, with … Read More

Maury County Map Ad Sales begin July 7th

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Maury County Map Ad Sales begin July 7th Dear Chamber Member: The Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance is pleased to be working with the cartographic and marketing firm of Target Marketing to publish a new, up-to-date, full-color Street Map and Resource Guide of our area. This publication will be the only map endorsed and distributed by the Maury County … Read More