Registration for the 2018 Governor’s Conference is now open. We’re back in Nashville this year and look forward to seeing you! The conference will run from November 1 to November 2. Register here.
Haslam, Rolfe Announce $28M in CDBG
Governor Bill Haslam and TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe last week announced 70 Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to localities across Tennessee. The nearly $28 million in grants will go towards infrastructure improvements as well as health and safety initiatives. Click here for a full list of CDBG recipients.
Fortune 500 Company to Create 300-Plus Jobs in Jefferson City
Oshkosh Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, announced on Thursday it will establish a facility in Jefferson City.
The Jefferson City facility will house welding and fabrication operations in support of Oshkosh’s multiple business segments. The Fortune 500 company plans to create more than 300 jobs over the next three years. Here’s more on Oshkosh’s plans to renovate the former John Deere building in Jefferson City.
“Remastered” Series: Jack Daniel’s
Go behind the scenes at Jack Daniel’s with master distiller Jeff Arnett.
TNECD’s new, original mini-series,”Remastered,” debuted last week on RFD-TV, featuring Jack Daniel’s. See a shortened version of last week’s episode above.
“Remastered” airs Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. EDT, 7 p.m. CDT. For more about the series and future show schedule, click here.
Frazier Industrial Opens New Plant in Dyersburg
Commissioner Rolfe joined local Dyer County officials and Frazier Industrial Company executives for the grand opening of the company’s new facility in Dyersburg. Frazier invested more than $17.4 million and plans to create 120 jobs once fully operational. Here’s more.
Austin Consulting, TNECD Assess Sites in Marshall County
TNECD and Austin Consulting visited Marshall County this week for a Select Tennessee Property Evaluation Program (PEP) site visit. The group visited five sites and will provide a report outlining the best opportunities for site development. More about PEP here.