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The May / June 2018 Issue features the top workforce training programs and incentives, plus a look at Canada, Nevada, cybersecurity, call centers, and more.


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The May / June 2018 Issue features the top workforce training programs and incentives, plus a look at Canada, Nevada, cybersecurity, call centers, and more.

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Latest: May / June 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 3) - The May / June 2018 Issue features the top workforce training programs and incentives, plus a look at Canada, Nevada, cybersecurity, call centers, and more.

May / June 2018 Issue (Volume 51, Number 3)

The May / June 2018 Issue features the top workforce training programs and incentives, plus a look at Canada, Nevada, cybersecurity, call centers, and more.

Chemring Group Expanding Tennessee Kilgore Flares Facility

The defense contractor will invest $40 million and create approximately 100 jobs in an expansion of its Kilgore Flares operations in Toone, TN.

Coil Design Corporation To Establish HQ, Manufacturing Operation In Tennessee

The heating and cooling coil manufacturer will invest $3.4 million and create nearly 70 jobs in Dayton, TN.

Petoskey Plastics Expanding In Tennessee

The plastics manufacturer will invest $29.6 million and create approximately 70 jobs in Morristown, TN.

Smalticeram USA Investing $4M In New Tennessee Operations

The ceramics supplier will create 26 new jobs in Cherry Glen Industrial Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site in Mount Pleasant.

STEM Leaders

Locations across the country are racing to make sure their higher ed resources are producing stem-skilled graduates. Here are our picks for the top tier of the leaderboard.

Nashville Lands AllianceBernstein Corporate HQ, 1,050 Jobs

The asset management firm will invest more than $70 million to move its corporate headquarters from New York City to Davidson County, TN.

Mobile Mentor Locating First U.S. Facility In Tennessee

The New Zealand-based mobile solutions company will invest $2 million and create 110 jobs in Nashville, TN.

Top Utilities: Powering Growth

Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.

Van Hool NV Building First U.S. Manufacturing Plant In Tennessee

The bus and coach manufacturer will invest more than $47 million and create nearly 640 jobs in Morristown’s East Tennessee Progress Center, a Select Tennessee Certified Site.

ATLASBX Locating First U.S. Manufacturing Facility In Tennessee

The South Korean automotive battery manufacturer will invest $75 million and create 200 jobs in Clarksville, TN.

Automotive Supplier Investing $10.8M In Tennessee Expansion

Adient will expand its automotive seating plant in Lexington, TN, creating approximately 200 new jobs.

Dorman Products Investing $55M To Expand In Tennessee

The automotive parts manufacturer will create approximately 215 new jobs at the Tennessee-Kentucky Industrial Park in Portland, TN.

VW Will Build New Atlas SUV In Tennessee

Volkswagen will invest approximately $340 million to bring the vehicle to market, in addition to approximately $900 million already invested to expand the Chattanooga plant for Atlas production.

Star LED Growing In Tennessee

The LED lighting manufacturer and distributor will invest $1 million and create 50 jobs in Mountain City, TN.

Rubber And Plastics Manufacturer Expanding In Tennessee

Over the next five years, JDS Technologies, Inc. will invest $2.2 million and create approximately 110 new jobs in Winfield, TN.

DENSO Investing $190M In Tennessee

The global automotive supplier’s expansion will create 320 manufacturing jobs in Athens, TN.

England Inc. Investing $32M In Tennessee Expansion

The furniture manufacturer will expand its New Tazewell operations, creating more than 200 new jobs. 

Google Investing $600M In Oklahoma Data Center

The Mayes County, OK data center is part of a $2.5B investment Google is making in data centers in Alabama, Oregon, Tennessee, and Virginia.

2017 Economic Development Deal of the Year Honorable Mention Awards

This year’s competition was chock full of big-ticket projects and locations that pulled out all the stops to land them, so our judges convinced us that 10 of them deserved Honorable Mention Awards.

Asurion Creating 400 Jobs In Tennessee

The company will create IT positions as it consolidates operations in a new corporate headquarters in downtown Nashville.

Delek US Holdings Expanding Middle Tennessee HQ 

The Fortune 500 energy company will invest $4 million and create 175 jobs in Brentwood, TN.

Tennessee Targeting France, Spain For FDI

TNECD has added an international team to focus on attracting new foreign direct investment to the state, bringing its international presence to 10 countries in Europe and Asia.

Provo, Raleigh, Dallas Top Best Performing Cities List

The annual Milken Institute analysis demonstrates the impact of policymaking on jobs, wages, technology development, and other measures in both large and small cities across the U.S.

Foxconn Mega-Project Is Business Facilities’ 2017 Deal Of The Year

The $10.7-billion LCD panel production facility is expected to bring a bonanza of 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin.

Escue Wood Treated Products Growing In West Tennessee 

The pressure treated wood manufacturer will create 100 jobs and invest $3.3 million in Milan, TN. 

Metrican Stamping Expanding In Tennessee

The metal components manufacturer will invest nearly $19 million in its Dickson, TN operations to make room for new equipment and increase production capacity.

Avant Creating 200 New Jobs In Tennessee

The financial services company will establish new operations in Louisville, KY.

Martin Technologies Investing $6M In Tennessee

The engineering and manufacturing company will create approximately 240 jobs in Lawrenceburg, TN.

Cabinets To Go Expanding In Tennessee

The kitchen cabinet and flooring company will invest $6.5 million and create nearly 70 jobs in Lawrenceburg, TN. 

Mars Petcare Expanding U.S. Headquarters In Tennessee

The new location in Williamson County, TN will create 200 new jobs as it supports the pet care company's future growth.

Toyota Boshoku Tennessee, LLC Expanding In Tennessee

The automotive components manufacturer will invest $31 million and create more than 100 new jobs in Jackson, TN.

Tyson Investing $300M In New West Tennessee Operations

The food processor will create over 1,500 jobs when the company locates its new operations in Humboldt, TN.

Tennessee: Tyson Foods Expanding in Union City

Tyson is adding 25,000 square feet at its facility in Obion County, an $80-million investment creating 300 jobs.

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