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Pharmaceutical packaging company Aphena Pharma Solutions will renovate and retrofit a new facility in Cookeville, TN, creating 160 new jobs.


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Pharmaceutical packaging company Aphena Pharma Solutions will renovate and retrofit a new facility in Cookeville, TN, creating 160 new jobs.

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

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Aphena Pharma Solutions Investing $21M In Tennessee Expansion

Pharmaceutical packaging company Aphena Pharma Solutions will renovate and retrofit a new facility in Cookeville, TN, creating 160 new jobs.

$7M Grant To Help Tennessee Build Port Of Cates Landing Rail Extension 

Federal BUILD grant will help construct 5.5 miles of rail to connect to nearby railroad and industrial park, promoting job creation in Tennessee’s most economically disadvantaged county.

Facebook Building $800M Data Center In Tennessee

The social media giant's new data center will be supported by 100 percent renewable energy and create approximately 100 jobs in Gallatin, TN.

Southern Champion Tray To Invest Nearly $85M In Tennessee Expansion

The paperboard packaging manufacturer will create more than 120 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, TN.

Agero To Create 900 Jobs In Tennessee

The driver assistance services company will invest $2 million to expand its operations in Clarksville over the next five years

TTI Floor Care Investing $20M In Tennessee Expansion

The company's expansion project will add multiple production lines and products, and create 500 jobs over a five-year period in Cookeville, TN.

Ramsey Solutions’ Corporate Expansion Will Create 600 Jobs In Tennessee

Ramsey Solutions will invest $52 million build a second office building, totaling nearly 192,000 square feet and six stories, on its corporate headquarters campus in Franklin, TN.

QTC Will Invest $5M To Establish Operations Center In Nashville

The disability and occupational health exam services company will create approximately 410 jobs in Davidson County, TN over the next five years. 

CloudOne To Create 320 Jobs In Tennessee

The company will invest $2 million to establish a new call center operation in Nashville, TN.

McKee Foods Investing $500M To Expand Tennessee Operation

The snack food and granola maker employs more than 3,000 people in Tennessee, and anticipates creating 480 new jobs in Collegedale over the next 15 years.

Accurate Energetic Systems Investing $9.7M In Tennessee Expansion

AES will modernize and expand its operations at its 1,300-acre site in McEwen, TN, resulting in 80 new jobs.

Spirit Airlines Investing $11M To Move Operations To Tennessee

Over the next five years, the commercial airline will bring nearly 350 jobs to Williamson County, TN as it relocates the Operations Control Center (OCC) from Florida.

Amazon To Create 1,000 New Jobs In Tennessee

The 855,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in Memphis, TN is anticipated to launch in time for the 2020 holiday shopping season.

China-based Minth Group To Invest $87M In Tennessee

Over the next five years, the auto parts manufacturer will create 254 new jobs in Lewisburg, TN. 

Adient Investing $23.5M In Tennessee Expansion

The automotive seating maker will create approximately 330 jobs as it expands its Lexington, TN manufacturing facility for the second time since 2018. 

AllianceBernstein Investing $11.4M In Nashville Global HQ

The asset management firm will create an additional 200 jobs when it moves into Nashville’s Fifth + Broadway development by the end of this year.

Accenture Creating 165 Tech Jobs In Tennessee

The Fortune 500 professional services firm will locate operations in the Sylvan Supply project at the former Madison Mill site in Nashville, adding 165 technology jobs.

Hyosung Heavy Industries Locating First U.S. Production Facility In Tennessee

The South Korea-based company will invest $86.9 million and create 410 new jobs in Memphis over the next seven years.

Nashville Selected For iHeartRadio Second Digital HQ 

New York-based iHeartRadio digital is expanding its team into Nashville, TN, creating new jobs in the emerging tech hub.

Volkswagen AG Investing $800M In Tennessee

Chattanooga has been chosen as automotive company’s U.S. base for electric vehicle production, which will create 1,000 new jobs.

Tennessee’s Property Evaluation Program Gets Bigger

Fifty counties in the Volunteer State have participated in the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program since its inception in 2015.

Mersen To Invest $65M In New Tennessee Manufacturing Operations

The French advanced materials and electrical power company will create approximately 100 jobs in Columbia, TN.

Global Track Manufacturing To Create 250 Jobs In Tennessee

The company has established its first U.S. operations in the former Tower Automotive facility in Milan, TN, and expects to start production next summer.

Nippon Paint Investing $60M In Tennessee

Nippon Paint (USA) Inc. will expand its U.S. automotive manufacturing footprint by investing approximately $60 million and creating 150 jobs in Chattanooga, TN.

ERMCO Creating 150 Jobs In Tennessee

The transformer manufacturer will invest $12 million to expand its manufacturing operations in Dyersburg, TN.

VF Corporation Investing $7.5M In Tennessee Expansion

The company will expand in Lauderdale County and locate a new facility in Tipton County, bringing more than 220 jobs to West Tennessee over the next three years.

HCTec Creating More Than 100 Jobs In Tennessee

The healthcare IT workforce service company will invest more than $500,000 in an expansion of its Hohenwald, TN operations.

Surface Dynamics Investing Nearly $10M In Tennessee Expansion

The company, which provides additive manufacturing technologies for biomedical manufacturers, will create 110 jobs over the next five years with the expansion of its Bartlett, TN operations.

ATN Hoelzel Investing $6M In Tennessee Expansion, Relocation

The automotive supplier will create 100 new jobs in Chattanooga at a new facility that will function as its North American headquarters.

FedEx Investing Another $450M In Memphis Hub

Total investment in the new sort facility, installation of state-of-the-art systems and construction of a new bulk truckload building will now exceed $1.5 billion over six years. 

Love’s Investing $8.8M In New Tennessee Facility

The 200,000-square-foot tire retread and distribution facility in Milan will be largest of its kind for Love’s, and will create up to 80 jobs.

Lightning Source Investing $22M In Tennessee Manufacturing Facility

The new print-on-demand operation will be the company’s fifth U.S. facility and will create nearly 150 jobs in Jackson, TN.

Mitsubishi Motors Relocating U.S. HQ To Tennessee

Mitsubishi Motors North America will invest $18.25 million to move its U.S. headquarters to Tennessee, bringing 200 jobs to Franklin.

Xtend Healthcare Creating 200 Jobs In Tennessee

The Tennessee-based company plans to invest $1.3 million at its headquarters in Hendersonville, where it currently employs 700 workers.

Sizing Up Sites In Rural Tennessee

Henderson, Johnson, McNairy, Scott and Sequatchie counties are participating in a state program that will improve their inventory of available industrial sites.

Rooms To Go Investing $69M In Tennessee

By the end of the year, the furniture company will create 200 new jobs at its new furniture warehouse and retail outlet in Wilson County, TN.

Tennessee Awards Nine New Site Development Grants

The grants, totaling more than $1.3 million, will help communities prepare industrial sites for economic development projects and achieve Select Tennessee site certification.

Advanced Design Solutions Creating 180 Jobs In Tennessee

The Canadian auto supplier will invest $10 million in Lawrenceburg, TN: the location was selected for its proximity to OEMs.

Ebm-papst Investing $37M In Select Tennessee Certified Site

The plant is the Germany-based company’s second U.S. location and will create 200 new jobs over the next five years in Washington County, TN.

Backed By Big Electric Vehicle Investments, The Future Of Tennessee’s Auto Industry Is Here

Tennessee has been the nerve center of the South’s auto sector for nearly four decades, and is shaping up to be a hub for electric vehicle investments.

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Curative Creating More Than 300 Jobs In Texas

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