Blount County

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Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson Relocating HQ To Tennessee

Firearms manufacturer will invest more than $125 million, create 750 new jobs with its relocation to Maryville, TN.
Blount County, TN

Arconic Investing Over $100M In Tennessee Expansion

The aluminum sheet, plate and extruded products manufacturer will create 200 new jobs at its Blount County, TN operations.
Amazon Alcoa, TN

Amazon To Create 800 New Jobs In Tennessee

The 634,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Alcoa is Amazon's third announced in Tennessee in just over 12 months
Tennessee Pledge

Tennessee: A Pledge To Recover

Tennessee is doing its best to transition from “temporarily closed” to “permanently open” using statewide initiatives that protect individuals and support businesses.
Blount County

Blount Partnership Establishes Small Business Relief Fund

The fund provides disaster relief to small businesses in Blount County, TN that develop innovative solutions to overcome catastrophic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The World Is Coming To Tennessee

Tennessee’s red-hot financial sector, which has added more than 24,000 jobs in this decade, continues to attract foreign direct investment from global asset management leaders.
Louisville Kentucky

Avant Creating 200 New Jobs In Tennessee

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

Denso Investing $1B In Maryville, Tennessee Expansion

The global automotive supplier will bring 1,000 new jobs to its Blount County, TN manufacturing operation.
SCCY Industries Blount County

Firearms Manufacturer Creating Over 350 Jobs In Tennessee

Firearms manufacturer SCCY Industries is investing $22.5 million to establish a production facility and headquarters in Maryville, TN, creating more than 350 jobs.
logistics

Logistics USA: Moving A $1.4 Trillion Haul From Here To There

Systemic improvements in cost efficiency are delivering better pricing to the logistics sector, but gaps in infrastructure are still a problem.
Tennessee

State Focus: Staying On Top In Tennessee

The Volunteer State keeps breaking its own records for new job commitments, capital investment and FDI. Tennessee is aiming to bring in 28,000 new jobs in 2016.
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TeamHealth To Expand, Build New Facility In Blount County, TN

TeamHealth—a provider of outsourced physician staffing solutions for hospitals in the United States—is expanding in East Tennessee due to significant growth in its anesthesia service line.

Tennessee Is BF’s 2013 State Of The Year

With a diverse, well-executed growth strategy, the Volunteer State takes top honors in Business Facilities annual competition.

BUSINESS REPORT: Tennessee — Alcoa Expands Auto Sheet Operation In Blount County

The industry giant is gearing up to meet the demand as the amount of aluminum in cars is expected to increase fourfold by 2015, tenfold by 2025.

Alcoa To Expand Automotive Sheet Capacity In Blount County, TN

Aluminum manufacturer to invest $275 million; will create 200 full-time jobs and 400 construction jobs.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.