Clarksville, TN – At the 2019 Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development held late October in Nashville, Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) presented the annual ThreeStar awards to 59 counties in Tennessee, to include Montgomery County.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Commissioner Bob Rolfe Award ThreeStar Grants to Fifty-Nine Tennessee Counties
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced Thursday, October 2nd, 2019, the 59 counties that will receive ThreeStar grants.
In total, TNECD is awarding $2.4 million in funding to Tennessee communities through this round of the ThreeStar grant program.
Tennessee Governor Bill Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe announce Caymas Boats LLC to Establish Operations in Ashland City
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Ashland City, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Caymas Boats LLC officials have announced that the boat manufacturing company will establish operations in Ashland City.
Caymas Boats plans to invest $30.3 million and create approximately 280 jobs during the next five years.
Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Announces Seven Counties to Participate in New Round of Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) announced today the counties chosen to participate in the latest round of the Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP).
The counties selected in this round of PEP include Anderson County, Benton County, Cheatham County, Hardin County, Henry County, Marshall County and Washington County.
Clarksville Entrepreneur Center and Bunker Labs Present First Entrepreneurship Training in Clarksville
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Entrepreneur Center (CEC) hosted Bunker Labs for its first entrepreneur training course in Clarksville on Saturday, February 25th, 2017.
The day long training offered veteran and non-veteran attendees the fundamentals of starting and running a business. Bunker Labs Executive Director and Co-founder Blake Hogan, along with Nate Carden, Managing Director, felt especially compelled to provide this business training for the veteran community in the Clarksville area.
More than 39 individuals signed-up for the one day training. The attendees’ business interests ranged from dance classes to daycare and from race car driving to agricultural ventures.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, TNECD Announce LG Electronics to Locate New U.S. Manufacturing Operations in Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials today announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville.
The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices. LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee was ranked the top state in the nation for job creation resulting from foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2015, according to the recently released 2016 IBM Global Location Trends report.
The annual report from the IBM Institute for Business Value measured the number of jobs created or committed by foreign-owned companies in each state during the 2015 calendar year.
Tennessee is Top State in United States for Advanced Industry Job Growth according to Brookings Institution Report
Nashville, TN – Tennessee ranks No. 1 among U.S. states for advanced industry job growth since 2013, the Brookings Institution found in a newly released report.
From 2013 to 2015, Tennessee’s advanced industry jobs increased by an average of 4.6 percent annually, according to Brookings, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. With the highest percentage growth rate among U.S. states, Tennessee outpaced the national average of 2.46 percent annual advanced industry job growth.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development has announced that 12 Tennessee communities have been selected to participate in the fifth round of the Tennessee Downtowns program.
The communities selected include Ashland City, Crossville, Dickson, Gainesboro, Hohenwald, Humboldt, Lenoir City, Livingston, Lynchburg, Manchester, Wartburg and Woodbury.
Extrusion profile manufacturer to create 27 jobs
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Bavarian Polymers officials announced today the company will invest $2.7 million to expand operations at its Dickson Facility.
The door and window extrusion profile manufacturer will create 27 new jobs in Dickson County.
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