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Fort Campbell hosts Spring Job Fairs

 

101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell’s Army Career and Alumni Program and the Army Community Service Family Employment Readiness Program held back to back jobs fairs, for soldiers, retirees, and their families which saw more than 119 international, national and local employers taking part. Over 4000 people took advantage of the two day event.

Maj. Gen James C. McConville appreciated the opportunity being presented to his soldiers, “Events like this give our well deserving 101st and Fort Campbell Soldiers the opportunity for a “Smooth Takeoff.” We have some of the best trained, disciplined and fit Soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division, and they will certainly contribute to our great nation after they leave the Army.”

A Fort Campbell Soldier speaks with a potential employer during the two day Spring Job Fair on Fort Campbell, KY

A Fort Campbell Soldier speaks with a potential employer during the two day Spring Job Fair on Fort Campbell, KY

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Construction Workforce Tops 1,600 at Hemlock Semiconductor Site in Clarksville Tennessee

 

Administration Building Nearly Complete as Manufacturing Campus Takes Shape

Hemlock Semiconductor CorporationClarksville, TN – More than 1,600 construction workers are currently active at Hemlock Semiconductor Group’s Clarksville, TN site as construction of the administration building nears completion. Warehouse, maintenance buildings, and other support facilities will be finished later this year and production facilities will be complete in 2012.

The $1.2 billion plant is scheduled to begin producing polysilicon, the cornerstone material for solar cells, in late 2012. The Clarksville Hemlock Semiconductor facility will meet the needs of the growing solar industry. «Read the rest of this article»

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Workers Can Prepare Now to Apply for Hemlock Semiconductor Jobs

 

Hemlock Semiconductor Hosts Career Fair in Clarksville on October 14th

Clarksville, TN –  Workers can learn more about the hiring process for hundreds of jobs at the Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C. plant in Clarksville at a career fair on October 14th. The company plans to hire 500 full-time workers before the $1.2 billion facility begins manufacturing polysilicon in late 2012. Polysilicon is the cornerstone material used in solar panels.

Workers who want to apply for jobs at Hemlock Semiconductor can get information about available positions for production operators, as well as jobs in skilled trades, loss prevention and occupational health. Hemlock Semiconductor will host the career fair from 9:00am to 7:00pm on Thursday, October 14th, at the Montgomery County Civic Center located at 350 Pageant Lane in Clarksville.

Dow Corning researchers work on next generation solar technologies.

Dow Corning researchers work on next generation solar technologies.

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Community leaders presented with economic development award

 

Executives from Business Facilities magazine visited Clarksville on Tuesday to present community leaders with the publication’s Silver Award for 2009 Economic Deal of the Year. The award was based on Hemlock Semiconductor’s decision to base their $2.5 billion polysilicon plant in Clarksville.

Business Facilities Magazine's Award Presentation

Business Facilities Magazine's Award Presentation

Ted Coene, co-president of Group C Media, the publisher of Business Facilities, and senior account executive Ben Nachsin were on hand to present the award to the Economic Development Council, represented by EDC Chairman Mark Holleman; the Industrial Development Board, represented by current Chairman Bryce Sanders and Past Chairman Sammy Stuard; Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers; and City Mayor Johnny Piper who was represented by City Councilman David Allen, due an unavoidable conflict. «Read the rest of this article»

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CNNMoney ranks Clarksville 4th best midsized city to launch business

 

top-spot-logoTennessee’s “Top Spot” is living up to its billing when it comes to economic benchmarks. CNNMoney.com recently ranked the City of Clarksville as the fourth best place to launch a business among all midsized cities in America.

The Mayor of Clarksville Tennessee, Johnny Piper

The Mayor of Clarksville Tennessee, Johnny Piper

“This is great news for Clarksville. Our city continues to be a state and national leader in many economic respects,” said Mayor Johnny Piper. “More and more people are discovering what we’ve known all along, that our community not only offers a tremendous quality of life, but that our business and economic environment is one of the bright spots in our country’s economic climate.”

Clarksville, the fifth largest city in the state, was the only Tennessee city to appear on CNNMoney.com’s list of 50 best places for businesses. The list measures various small business indicators and is produced by CNN’s Fortune Small Business magazine. «Read the rest of this article»

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It’s official: Hemlock to invest $1.2 billion for polysilicon plant

 

Shining Today — To Energize Tomorrow.

That slogan blazed across the stage as the vintage vinyl tune “Here Comes the Sun” played to a packed house at the APSU Communications Building Monday afternoon.

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Hemlock President and CEO Rick Doornbos, Governor Phil Bredesen, Dow Corning President and CEO Stephanie Burns and Matt Kisber field questions from the press when the formal announcement ceremony concluded

A “Who’s Who” roster of state, county and local government officials  and business leaders from Michigan and Montgomery County gathered on the Austin Peay State University campus  for the “historic” official announcement of Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation and Hemlock Semiconductor LLC multi-billion dollar development at Clarksville’s megasite in the northeastern edge of the city. «Read the rest of this article»

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