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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.


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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.

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$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.

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.

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.

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.

Medacta USA To Create Over 50 Jobs At New Tennessee HQ

The orthopedic and medical device maker will invest $2.5 million to relocate its U.S. headquarters from Chicago to Franklin, 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.

Western Express Investing $88M In Tennessee Expansion

The freight and transportation company's expansion project will create 225 new jobs at its Nashville headquarters over the next five years.

Quality Iron & Steel Investing $2.8M In Tennessee

The steel fabrication company will create 32 jobs at a new Selmer plant that's expected to begin operations in May 2019.

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.

Eight Counties Chosen For Tennessee Property Evaluation Program

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.

Feature Story: Tennessee Governor’s Report – Staying Ahead Of The Curve

Tennessee has implemented reforms that have made its educational system the most improved in the nation, but Gov. Bill Haslam is aiming at a much bigger goal: building an army of skilled workers.

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