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Fuel Total Systems to Locate New Operations in Mount Pleasant

In Chamber News, Economic News by Nicole Perry

Automotive components manufacturer to create 150 new jobs MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Fuel Total Systems (FTS) officials announced today that the company will locate its new manufacturing facility in Maury County. The automotive components manufacturer will create 150 new jobs and invest approximately $60.9 million in Mount …

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Location, Affordability and Workforce Make Maury County, TN a Top Choice

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Location, Affordability and Workforce Make Maury County, TN a Top Choice By Teree Caruthers | May 18, 2017 Photo by Katie Baker   For three straight years, Maury County has ranked in the top six among Tennessee’s fastest-growing counties, boasting between a 2 and 2.5 percent population growth year after year. In 2015, it ranked as the state’s fourth fastest-growing county, proof that …

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Students take hands on tour of GM

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net SPRING HILL — General Motors opened its doors to Middle Tennessee’s youth this week inviting them to tour the facility and experience the same hands-on training new employees receive before joining the assembly line. During the four-day “Go Tech” Advanced Manufacturing Academy, students and recent high school graduates received an extended tour of the 6.9 million …

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GM Invests $148 Million in Spring Hill Manufacturing

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

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 …

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

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

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 …

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Business Facilities: ​When it comes to making cars, Tennessee is the best in the nation

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Scott Harrison-Staff Reporter Nashville Business Journal The country’s strongest auto manufacturing sector is right in our backyard. Economic development trade publication Business Facilities ranked Tennessee the top state in the nation for auto manufacturing. The same magazine, which writes for corporate site selectors and economic development professionals, has ranked Tennessee the top state in the U.S. for economic development the past …

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Life on the line and beyond

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Every day, thousands of people go to work at the General Motors manufacturing facility in Spring Hill. The plant currently produces the Chevrolet Equinox, as well as a number of other automotive parts, including 4-cylinder engines. It takes a lot of coordination, skill and training to keep everything running smoothly inside the massive, 6.9 million square foot building. And that …

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First GM Academy revs up for Maury County students

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

From The Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge SPRING HILL — A jaunty tune plays over a loudspeaker at General Motors’ Spring Hill Manufacturing facility as workers prepare to take on the assembly line. Each person stands at the ready, going over his or her job in completing a new car. The tune ceases, and the workers get busy. About …

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Samuel, Son & Co., Limited to Locate New Manufacturing Operations in Columbia

In Economic News, News by MAadmin

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. …