Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development articles below.
Grants totaling $5.7 million will assist communities in finalizing infrastructure and engineering improvements for project-ready certified sites.
The project brings GM’s total investment in the Spring Hill plant in 2016 up to more than $936 million, including an expansion just announced in February.
With its new facility, Harry’s Fresh Foods will be able to reduce travel distance for products, which will have an environmental benefit for all of its products.
PEP improves the state’s inventory of industrial sites and buildings by evaluating potential properties, advising counties on where investment may be most beneficial and what is needed to address issues.
Hankook Tire America Corp. will locate its North American headquarters in Nashville, TN, investing approximately $5 million and creating up to 200 jobs.
Develey Mustard & Condiments Corporation will invest $20 million in its first North American production facility, creating 150 jobs in Dyer County over the next five years.
Roadside assistance company Agero will invest $3.5 million and create 585 jobs at its new call center in Sullivan County, TN.
Business Facilities 2015 Economic Development Deal of the Year contest attracted a record number of project submissions from across the country, seven of which were singled out for a tip of the hat by our judges.
Olympus will construct a new East Coast national service and distribution center in Shelby County, TN’s Bartlett Corporate Park.
Toledo Molding & Die, Inc. (TMD) will invest $20 million and create 250 new jobs at a new manufacturing facility in Fayetteville, TN.
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. will invest $24.5 million and create more than 200 new jobs at its new distribution center in La Vergne, TN.
Google will invest $600 million in the the former Hemlock Semiconductor site in Clarksville, TN which it will transform into its eighth U.S. data center, creating 70 new jobs.
Blow-molded plastic products manufacturer Lifetime Products, Inc. will invest $115 million in a new manufacturing and distribution operations in Knox County, creating 500 jobs.
LEDIC Realty Company will invest $10.2 million in a new state-of-the-art national headquarters in Memphis, TN, creating 300 jobs.
The largest jobs commitment from a Chinese-owned company in Tennessee’s history will come from Sinomax Group's new manufacturing operations in La Vergne.
Automotive components and systems producer DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Blount County’s largest employer, is investing $400 million in an expansion creating 500 new jobs.
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.
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.
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.
Allied Dispatch Solutions will create 481 new jobs and invest $4.8 million in an expansion of its current Johnson City, TN operations.
Amedisys, a leading health care at home company, will invest $2.5 million and create approximately 120 new jobs in Nashville, TN.
Automotive parts supplier to invest $53.8 million, create 81 new jobs.
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.
Using a unique plastic extrusion molding and trim cut technology, Meiwa Industry specializes in the manufacturing and sales of high quality automotive interior parts including seat back panels, head liners, and trunk and floor components.