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Business Report: Tennessee – DENSO Manufacturing Expanding in Maryville, TN

DENSO, a manufacturing stalwart in Eastern Tennessee for 25 years, employs more than 3,100 workers at its Maryville, TN plant.

Automotive components and systems producer DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Blount County’s largest employer, is investing $400 million in an expansion creating 500 new jobs.


Bell Inc. To Invest $30M In Ohio Carton Manufacturing Facility

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Bell Inc. will open its first eastern-U.S. facility in Central Ohio and create 275 new jobs, generating $9.2 million in new annual payroll. The Sioux Falls, SD-based company will invest $30 million in a 165,000-square-foot paperboard carton manufacturing facility in the Columbus area.


Business Facilities LiveXchange 2016 Registration Now Open

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Looking to meet one-on-one with economic developers from across North America to discuss your specific location needs? LiveXchange 2016 is the premier event for corporate site selectors. Find out more!


Wonderful Group To Invest $150M, Create 220 New Jobs In Lebanon, TN

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Tile and ceramics company Wonderful Group will invest $150 million and create 220 new jobs in Lebanon, TN, the largest-ever capital investment made in the state by a Chinese company.


Eli Lilly and Company To Expand Indianapolis R&D Headquarters

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Eli Lilly and Company will expand its global R&D headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, adding 130,000 square feet to the company’s existing complex.


Orgill, Inc. To Build New $15M HQ In Shelby County, TN

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Orgill, Inc. will invest $15 million to build a new 100,000-square-foot world headquarters facility in east Shelby County, TN, creating 115 new jobs.


GE Aviation Investing $200M In Pair of Alabama Plants 

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Ohio-based GE Aviation will invest $200 million to build a pair of plants in Huntsville that will produce silicon carbide materials used to make ultra-lightweight ceramic matrix composite components for jet engines.



Panama Canal: Bigger, Better and Ready to Rumble

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Two years later than the original plan, the $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal is set to be completed in April, dramatically altering the global shipping paradigm.


SaarGummi Tennessee, Inc. To Expand Giles County Operations

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SaarGummi Tennessee, Inc. will expand its manufacturing operations in Pulaski, TN by purchasing additional finishing equipment, improving existing infrastructure and creating more than 150 new jobs over the next five years.