Excel Boats to Locate in Union City, TN

Union City, TN – December 4, 2018

Obion County is full of outdoor enthusiasts who will one day be able to purchase boats made locally.

Members of the Obion County Joint Economic Development Council and Obion County Chamber of Commerce joined officials from Excel Boat Company this morning to announce an expansion of the Arkansas company here in Union City.

Excel Boats To Locate Manufacturing Plant In Union City; 175 Jobs In Future

"Union City, Tenn .—Union City and Obion County officials gathered this morning to announce that the Excel Boats Co. will be investing $7.5M to open a manufacturing plant with plans to employ 175 people over the next five years.

Jiffy Steamer's Hometown Pride

Over the decades, Jiffy Steamer has transformed from a small two-man operation that invented the hat steamer in 1940 to the creators of the best clothing steamers on the market to the world’s oldest and largest steam technology manufacturer.

Case IH is pleased to recognize H&R Agri-Power in Union City, Tennessee for achieving Pinnacle Excellence status in all six areas of their business – Parts, Operations, Service, Marketing, Sales and AFS.

Congressman Kustoff visits local factories

Congressman Kustoff visits Jiffy Steamer!

Union City, TN – The Williams Sausage Company in Union City has been named the Deal of the Year for the 2017 Journal of Tax Credits Industry Award.

When the Goodyear plant in Union City announced it was closing its doors in 2011, city officials not only had to face the loss of their community’s biggest employer but also.. Read More

Governor Haslam, commissioner Rolfe announce Tyson Foods, inc. to expand in Union City.

NASHVILLE - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) officials announced today that the food processing company will invest approximately $80 million to expand operations in Union City.

William's Sausage Ground Breaking

Union City, Tenn.-Ground was broken for the $37M expansion of the Williams Sausage Co. in Union City.

To be located in the Northwest Tennessee Regional Industrial Park, the 180,000-square foot building will house a frozen and refrigeration warehouse and distribution center, including sandwich assembly and packaging.

SOUTH FULTON, Tenn. - 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. The windows and doors coating application company will invest $600,000 and create 80 new jobs in Obion County.

On April 11, representatives from the Obion County Joint Economic Development Council and Chamber of Commerce, Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Williams Sausage, CenterPoint Business Solutions, Commercial Bank, NW Tennessee Workforce Board, TCAT Newbern, and Obion County Schools met to discuss the implementation of the Work Ethics Certificate program in Obion County Schools, and the impact it could have on employment in our area.

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.

April 10, 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.

ColorCoat Hiring Event

The 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!