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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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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 …

New exporting program starts in Tennessee

In Economic News, News by MAadmin

SPRING HILL — A recently launched state exporting program provides small- and medium-sized businesses with guidance for tapping into international markets. “A Guide to Exporting” seminar was held Tuesday at the Northfield Conference Center, 5000 Northfield Lane. The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance sponsored the event that centered on the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s TNTrade program. …