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Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board announces Wally Crow as New Chairman

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) is pleased to announce Wally Crow as the Chairman of the Board for the 2014-2015 term.

Crow is a contract employee with the Directorate of Public Works at Fort Campbell and the owner of Crow Engineering.

Wally Crow, IDB Chairman

Wally Crow, IDB Chairman

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Clarksville-Montgomery County hosts Successful Red Carpet Community Tour Event

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development BoardClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board (IDB) hosted their third annual, two-day ‘Red Carpet Community Tour’ for site selection consultants.

The event, scheduled around the Nashville–based CMT Awards Show, is an excellent opportunity for attendees to gain first-hand knowledge of the assets that Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area have to offer.

David Smith, President of DBS & Associates  Engineering, and Mike Evans, Exec. Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County IDB speak about the available land and infrastructure at the CMC Corporate Business Park to the group of site selection consultants at this year's Red Carpet Community Tour.

David Smith, President of DBS & Associates Engineering, and Mike Evans, Exec. Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County IDB speak about the available land and infrastructure at the CMC Corporate Business Park to the group of site selection consultants at this year’s Red Carpet Community Tour.

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Jostens becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – The latest business to complete requirements for Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified and host a Green Ribbon Cutting is Jostens.

City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, Montgomery County Director of Administration, Phil Harpel, filling in for County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, Executive Director of the Industrial Development Board Mike Evans and Chamber of Commerce Director Melinda Shepard were there to congratulate the company for their work.

Jostons Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Jostons Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

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Akebono Brake Corporation announces Clarksville plant expansion

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN –  Just when you thought there wouldn’t be any good news on the jobs front, comes the announcement of new jobs and a plant expansion in Clarksville/Montgomery County.

Akebono Brake Corporation, a subsidiary of Tokyo, Japan-based Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd., a global provider of advanced noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) and braking solutions to the world’s automotive industry, announced on January 9, 2013 that it will be moving forward on an $82 million expansion of its Clarksville, TN location.  This will also mean approximately 94 additional jobs to the community. «Read the rest of this article»

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Page & Tuttle Rivers End South completes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – One of the latest businesses to become Green Certified through the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program is Page & Tuttle, Rivers End South, located at 975 International Boulevard.

A Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Wednesday, June 20th to celebrate their successful initiatives and completion of the program.

Front Row: Right to Left:  Hershel Kelley, Maintenance Manager River’s End South; Brad Miller, Human Resources Administrator, River’s End South; Kim McMillan, City Mayor; Carolyn Bowers, County Mayor; John Hooper, General Manager River’s End South; Mike Evans, Executive Director of Industrial Development; Kenny Daugherty, Environmental Specialist at Bridgestone Metalpha and CMCGCP Work Committee Member; Kenneth Gentry, Montgomery County Facilities Development Manager; Dave Robertson, Operations Manager, River’s End South; Pete Reed, Director of Bi-County Solid Waste Management and Michelle Newell, CMCGCP Manager.

Front Row: Right to Left: Hershel Kelley, Maintenance Manager River’s End South; Brad Miller, Human Resources Administrator, River’s End South; Kim McMillan, City Mayor; Carolyn Bowers, County Mayor; John Hooper, General Manager River’s End South; Mike Evans, Executive Director of Industrial Development; Kenny Daugherty, Environmental Specialist at Bridgestone Metalpha and CMCGCP Work Committee Member; Kenneth Gentry, Montgomery County Facilities Development Manager; Dave Robertson, Operations Manager, River’s End South; Pete Reed, Director of Bi-County Solid Waste Management and Michelle Newell, CMCGCP Manager.

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Montgomery County Facilities Development Earns Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – The latest organization to become Green Certified through the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program is the Montgomery County Facilities Development Office, located at 350 Pageant Lane.

A Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Monday, June 18th to celebrate their successful initiatives and completion of the program.

(L to R) Facilities Development employees Joe Woodard; Teresa Cross; Bobby Burns; County Mayor Carolyn Bowers; Matt James; Kenneth Gentry; Marshall Cavin; Bill Harrison; Chad Wilson; and Mike Evans, Industrial Development Board

(L to R) Facilities Development employees Joe Woodard; Teresa Cross; Bobby Burns; County Mayor Carolyn Bowers; Matt James; Kenneth Gentry; Marshall Cavin; Bill Harrison; Chad Wilson; and Mike Evans, Industrial Development Board

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council Hosts Successful Community Tour Event

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – In early June, the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) hosted a two-day ‘Red Carpet Community Tour’ event for site selection consultants and brokers to gain first-hand knowledge of the assets that Clarksville-Montgomery County and the surrounding area have to offer.

“The annual Red Carpet event is an excellent opportunity for the team at the EDC to engage consultants and brokers who may not be familiar with the available resources in our community,” said Clarksville-Montgomery County EDC President and CEO, James Chavez. “It also serves as a unique way to say thank you by including our partners who make the work of the EDC possible.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Agero to open call center in Clarksville-Montgomery County Tennessee bringing with it 500 new Jobs

 

Operations to Begin October 29th

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Medford, Massachusetts based company, Agero, a global leader in driver assistance services and vehicle connectivity innovation, announced today that they have selected Clarksville, Tennessee as the next site for its sixth North American driver assistance call and data response center.

“I am excited to welcome Agero to our state and look forward to watching the company grow in Tennessee,” Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam said. “In creating our economic development strategies last year, we found Tennessee held a unique advantage in the ‘business services’ cluster, which includes call centers, and this announcement exemplifies a promising future for our state’s economic growth.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Florim USA becomes completes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The latest industry to become Green Certified through the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program is Florim USA, located at 300 International Boulevard.

A Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Monday, April 16th to celebrate their successful initiatives and completion of the program.

Pictured from left to right are Jarrod Duncan, CMCGCP Steering Committee Member and Vice-President of Planters Bank; Greg Haupt, Florim USA; Michelle Newell, CMCGCP Manager; Tim Swaw, Florim USA; Claudio Lucchese, Florim; Mike Evans, Industrial Development Board Executive Director; Giovanni Grossi, Florim USA; Phil Harpel, Montgomery County Government; Kenny Daugherty, Bridgestone Metalpha USA; Melinda Shephard, Chamber Vice-President and John Hooper, CMCGCP Steering Committee Member and General Manager of Page & Tuttle Rivers End South.

Pictured from left to right are Jarrod Duncan, CMCGCP Steering Committee Member and Vice-President of Planters Bank; Greg Haupt, Florim USA; Michelle Newell, CMCGCP Manager; Tim Swaw, Florim USA; Claudio Lucchese, Florim; Mike Evans, Industrial Development Board Executive Director; Giovanni Grossi, Florim USA; Phil Harpel, Montgomery County Government; Kenny Daugherty, Bridgestone Metalpha USA; Melinda Shephard, Chamber Vice-President and John Hooper, CMCGCP Steering Committee Member and General Manager of Page & Tuttle Rivers End South.

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Bridgestone Metalpha, U.S.A., Inc. announces a $75 Million Expansion of Their Clarksville, TN Location

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville, TN location of Bridgestone Metalpha U.S.A., Inc. (BMU) announced today that they are planning a $75 million expansion to their site in the Clarksville-Montgomery County Corporate Business Park. This location serves as the US Corporate Headquarters for steel cord production.

“Existing Tennessee businesses, like Bridgestone Metalpha in Clarksville, are the foundation on which our economic development success stories are built, and I congratulate the company on its expansion,” said Bill Hagerty, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. “Through a coordinated and collaborative effort amongst state and local governments and existing industry, we can achieve Gov. Bill Haslam’s goal of making Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs.” «Read the rest of this article»

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