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Governor Announces Tenneco to Locate New Facility in Spring Hill

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Posted by: Scott Harrison NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Tenneco officials today announced the global manufacturer will open a new facility in Spring Hill and create up to 200 new jobs during the next three years. Tenneco’s new Clean Air manufacturing plant will support programs for General Motors. The 117,000-square foot …

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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

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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 …

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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 …

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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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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 …