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Obion County Virtual Spec Building Recognized

By Eli Dile

It has long been a common practice among economic development organizations to invest in speculative shell buildings as a business attraction tool. Spec buildings make a community more competitive in the site selection process by reducing the time and upfront costs for a company to get up and running in a new community.
But spec buildings don't come without risk. Capital is tied up in construction, and there's no guarantee a company will ever buy or lease it. Plus, constructing a building without a specific industry in mind can limit the range of potential end users, as many have specific facility requirements.

ColorCoat - Industrial Announcement and Hiring Opportunities

April10, 2017; South Fulton, TN

ColorCoat Inc., a windows and doors coating application company, will invest $600,000 and create 80 new jobs in Obion County.

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development commissioner Bob Rolfe — along with ColorCoat Inc. officials — announced today the company will locate new operations in South Fulton.

“I want to thank ColorCoat for choosing to locate its new facility in South Fulton and for creating 80 new jobs in Obion County,” Rolfe said. “This is a big win for South Fulton and the State of Tennessee and I look forward to our future partnership with ColorCoat and seeing this company grow and succeed in our state.”

Mobile American Job CenterThe Career Coach will be on-site to help people complete applications for ColorCoat as well as create resumes, learn interviewing skills, and register for Jobs4TN.gov where there are more than 90,000 jobs available. If you are interested in obtaining your high school equivalency diploma or if you are interested in other training opportunities, come get on the Coach!

TN Business Owner & Iranian Immigrant Invests, Shows the Economic Impact of Immigrant PopulationUNION CITY, TN--- During a press conference on Tuesday, approximately twenty business and community leaders and elected officials joined Darius and Susan Mir, Iranian immigrants and local business owners of Made In America Seating, a seating manufacturing company based in Union City, Tennessee, to hear his personal story and call for comprehensive immigration reform.

Wise StaffingWise Staffing Group, headquartered in Mississippi, is a full service human resource company specializing in direct hire, temporary short term/long term and temp to hire services with an emphasis on providing excellent customer service.

Wialliam's Sausage Expansion: $37 million dollars investment and 226 new jobsUNION CITY, TN (January 26, 2016) - Williams Sausage Company, Inc. has announced a $37 million investment that will result in 226 new jobs, a new 180,000-square-foot-facility, a $3 million investment to its existing facility and a new sandwich line. The new facility will be in Union City, TN, the 59-year old family-owned company's home base. The expansion announcement was made by Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Roger Williams, president and owner of Williams Sausage Company.

UNION CITY, Tenn. - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd and Mlliams Sausage Company, Inc officials announced today that the longtime Tennessee food manufacturer will build a second plant in Union City. The expansion will create 226 newjobs in Obion County over the next five years.

NASHVILLE—Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, along with MVP Group International, Inc. officials announced today the company will expand its current operations at 600 Sherwood Dr. in Union City. The home fragrance company will invest $2 million and create 100 new jobs in Obion County.

9-to-5On Thursday, June 5, MIA Seating executive Darius Mir shared the following statement. "Today was a momentous day for us at MIA Seating, as we were able to ship the first product from our new Union City factory.

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