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Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will create more than 280 new jobs at a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Lebanon, TN.


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Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will create more than 280 new jobs at a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Lebanon, TN.

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REI Co-op To Establish Fourth U.S. Distribution Center In Tennessee

Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will create more than 280 new jobs at a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Lebanon, TN.

Parkway Products Investing $6M In Tennessee Expansion

Injection molding company Parkway Products will expand its operations in Greene County, TN, creating more than 150 new jobs. 

Tennessee: Thermo Fisher Puts $100-Million Plant in Wilson County

Waltham, MA-based Thermo Fisher Scientific‘s new single-use technology assembly facility will create 1,400 new jobs.

Sinova Global To Establish Silicon Metal Refining Plant In Tennessee

Canada-based quartz supplier Sinova Global will invest $150 million to establish manufacturing operations in Tennessee; will create 140 jobs.

IT Consulting Firm, Manufacturer To Create Over 650 Jobs In Tennessee

Capgemini will establish a new delivery center in Nashville, TN; 86 Pearson Lane, LLC will establish new manufacturing operations in Lexington, TN.

Global Auto Supplier Faurecia To Expand Tennessee Operations

Faurecia will invest more than $18 million to expand its Tennessee manufacturing facility; will create over 170 jobs.

Lodge Manufacturing Investing $56M In Tennessee Expansion

The cast iron cookware manufacturer will create more than 200 jobs with the expansion of its Marion County operations.

Steam Logistics To Create 400 Jobs With Tennessee Expansion

Third-party logistics company Steam Logistics will invest nearly $7 million to expand its operations in Chattanooga, TN. 

Smith & Wesson Relocating HQ To Tennessee

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

Ford Makes Massive Electric Vehicle Investment In Tennessee, Kentucky

Ford and SK Innovation will invest $11.4B and create 11,000 jobs in TN and KY to produce electric vehicles and advanced lithium-ion batteries. Plus, $90M will go to Texas for training.

Kelvion Investing $3.8 Million In Tennessee Expansion

Heat exchanger manufacturer Kelvion will create 74 new jobs with an expansion of its Knox County, TN facility.

Shinhung Global USA To Expand Operations In Tennessee

South Korean-based logistics company Shinhung Global USA to invest $10 million in new Clarksville facility, creating more than 80 new jobs.

Sungwoo Hitech Picks Tennessee For First U.S. Manufacturing Operation

The Korean automotive supplier will invest $40 million, create more than 100 new jobs at the former Alo Tennessee building in Telford, TN.

Amazon To Create Another 500 Jobs In Tennessee 

Amazon's new Clarksville fulfillment center is the fourth such project in Tennessee in the past 18 months.

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.

Chewy, Inc. To Create 1,200 New Jobs In Tennessee

Pet e-commerce company Chewy, Inc. will open its new regional fulfillment facility in Mt. Juliet, TN in 2022. 

Advanex Americas Relocating HQ To Tennessee

Spring manufacturer Advanex Americas will invest $17 million to move its base from California to White House, TN, creating 102 jobs.

Hydro-Gear Investing $10M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

The maker of power equipment drive systems will create 375 new jobs at its new manufacturing operations in Huntingdon, TN.

Troy Industries Relocating HQ To Tennessee

The small arms components and accessories manufacturer will invest more than $7 million to relocate its headquarters, manufacturing operations to Clarksville, TN. 

Robinson Manufacturing Invests $15M In Tennessee Expansion

Clothing manufacturing and distribution company Robinson Manufacturing will create 91 jobs at its new Rhea County, TN warehouse and distribution facility.

GM, LG Energy Solution Investing $2.3B In New Tennessee Plant

The joint venture, Ultium Cells LLC, will build a manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, TN and create 1,300 new jobs.

LG Electronics Investing Additional $20.5M In Tennessee

Home appliance manufacturer LG Electronics will add another shift, creating 334 jobs and bringing total employment at its Clarksville, TN operations to about 1,000.

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