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Ultium Cells LLC Investing $2.3 Billion in Maury County

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Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce General Motors and LG Energy Solution to Invest $2.3 Billion to Build Ultium Cells Manufacturing Plant in Maury County NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe today announced Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture of LG Energy Solution and General Motors, will invest more than …

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Columbia State is the Community College of the Year!

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The Tennessee Board of Regents established the SOAR Awards in 2019 to recognize and honor the outstanding students, faculty and staff members; the major accomplishments of the colleges, and the philanthropists, volunteers and partners who support them. “On behalf of Columbia State, we are deeply honored,” said Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. “I think every community college across …

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Industry Supported Chemistry Lab Opens at Mt. Pleasant High School

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Story by Mike Christen — The Daily Herald Mt. Pleasant High School revealed its newly completed chemistry lab, marking another step forward in an expanding relationship between the school and local industry partners. In recent months, the lab was transformed from a deteriorating storage room to a fully-equipped facility with a safety ventilation system, sinks and a full set of materials …

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Columbia State Selected for Inaugural BILT Academy

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Columbia State was one of 10 colleges nationwide selected for the inaugural cohort of the Pathways to Innovation Business and Industry Leadership Team Academy. “The BILT Academy will enhance Columbia State’s interactions with local employers to address the workforce needs of the communities we serve,” said Matthew Muterspaugh, Columbia State dean of the Science, Technology and Mathematics Division. “We will …

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Steel Goes Up in Spring Hill

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Steel Goes Up in Spring Hill, Advancing GM’s All–Electric Future Article Source SPRING HILL, Tenn. – Steel construction for a new body shop is underway at the General Motors Spring Hill Complex in Tennessee. With this effort, the assembly plant begins the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles, joining Factory ZERO in Detroit, Michigan, …

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Documotion Research, Inc. Locating New Manufacturing Operations in Columbia

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Documotion Research, Inc. officials announced today that the company will establish new manufacturing operations in Maury County. This will be the company’s first operation outside of California, where it is headquartered. The project represents an investment of $9.3 million and creation of 80 jobs. …

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Multi-year Partnership Results in Dual Certification for Columbia TN Rail Site

In Chamber News, Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

The Columbia Tennessee Rail Site (CTRS) is the product of a long-standing collaborative effort between the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance (Maury Alliance), the City of Columbia, and state and regional economic development partners. Located in Maury County, the CTRS has been years in the making and offers several strategic advantages that are often difficult to find in a …

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UT and Martin Methodist Need Assistance Establishing Public University in Pulaski

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Creating Greater Opportunities for Rural Tennessee In September 2020, the University of Tennessee System signed a nonbinding letter of intent with Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee, the first step in discussions for the small, 150-year-old, private college to join the University of Tennessee System. The University of Tennessee completed through an independent third-party a due-diligence report to inform future …

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HP and SmileDirectClub: 3D Printing Millions of One-of-a-Kind Smiles

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A new state-of-the-art facility outside of Nashville is making straighter teeth more accessible and affordable, one personalized aligner at a time. Story by HP At the brightly lit “Smile House” manufacturing facility in Antioch, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville, SmileDirectClub employees in purple masks, gloves, and other safety gear work amid the industrial hum of an unconventional production process. The …