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36 New Jobs Announced in Mount Pleasant, TN

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Athena-SCE, Inc. officials announced today the automotive supplier will invest more than $3 million to expand operations in Maury County. Athena-SCE will create 36 jobs as part of the expansion. The company will locate its operations at 424 William Springs Road in Mount Pleasant, …

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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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Groth Elected to Tennessee Economic Development Council Board of Directors

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Last week the Tennessee Economic Development Council announced Travis Groth, Maury Alliance Economic Development Director, has been elected to the TEDC Board of Directors as the Middle Tennessee Director. The Tennessee Economic Development Council is a statewide, non-profit organization created to unite the efforts of its members in furthering industrial development in the state of Tennessee. The organization is made …

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Cherry Glen Industrial Park ready for construction

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net The Maury County Industrial Development Board has approved construction of a 50,000 square foot speculative facility at Cherry Glen Industrial Park. During the board’s Monday meeting, the $1,050,000 bid was awarded to Brad Slater Construction, LLC of Leoma, Tenn. “This is a way for us to stimulate the region and bring more jobs into Maury County,” …

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Global Manufacturing Services, Inc. to Expand Columbia Operations

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Posted by: Jennifer McEachern – MONDAY – DEC 21, 2015 NASHVILLE—Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Global Manufacturing Services, Inc. (GMS) officials announced today the company will invest $620,000 in new equipment upgrades at its Columbia tire mold manufacturing facility. The announcement represents the creation of 43 new jobs in Maury County. Boyd said. “I …

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Strong school systems linked to higher property values

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

By WIL EVANS Special to The Daily Herald As the president of the Maury Alliance and a homeowner myself, I know a number of factors come into play when choosing to buy or build a home. For families relocating, schools often top the list as a primary determining factor. The quality of the public school system has an impact on …

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Governor Haslam, Commissioner Boyd Announce Ryder Supply Chain Solutions To Expand Spring Hill Operations

In Economic News, News by Nicole Perry

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | 9:58am NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Ryder Supply Chain Solutions officials announced today the company will expand its warehousing, transportation, kitting and assembly operations in Spring Hill. The announcement represents an investment of $16.5 million and the creation of 606 new jobs in Maury County. …

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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 …