Tile plant to bring 180 jobs to Maury County

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From The Tennessean – David Boucher An $80 million porcelain tile manufacturing facility is headed to Maury County and could bring 180 new jobs, according to an announcement from Tennessee economic development officials. Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd announced Thursday that international manufacturer Gruppo Concorde plans to build a 600,000-square-foot facility on 96 acres near Mount … Read More

Team Maury: The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance has the right magic

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From the Columbia Daily Herald – Roben Mounger Imagine a bustling agricultural supply business in downtown Columbia around 1907. The upper 8,000—square—foot floor of Porter Walker is filled with mule harnesses, wagon parts and the like. By the 1940s, imagine then that the phosphate industry transfigured that same upper floor to creak with the supply bulk of industry — hard … Read More

Vacant Columbia building becomes music hot spot

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By TIM HODGE thodge@c-dh.net After three years, a once-vacant building in downtown Columbia has a new life filled with meals and music. Venue Tenn, 117 W. 7th St., was recently opened by co-owners Cody Sumpter and Emily Terrell. The couple also operates another location in Spring Hill — Venue 10 — which has been open for a little more than … Read More

‘Best Small Town Industrial Sites in TN’

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CHERRY GLEN INDUSTRIAL PARK Southern Business and Development Magazine names Cherry Glen Industrial Park in top 5 Best Small Town Industrial Sites. Take the virtual tour here.  305 Select Tennessee Certified Acres within a 1 hour drive of Nashville Shovel Ready with extensive due diligence reports available upon request Less than 20 miles from I-65 All industrial grade utilities already 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

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