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

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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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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 …

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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 …

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

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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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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 …

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180 jobs coming to Mt. Pleasant

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From the Columbia Daily Herald – Tim Hodge MT. PLEASANT — Ceramic tile manufacturer UST Inc. received final site plan approval for its first North American facility that is estimated to bring 180 jobs. The site plan was approved this week by the planning commission, although there was some confusion about who actually is on the board. In January, Mayor …