Tate Ornamental Expanding Robertson County Operations, to Create 50 Jobs
Tate Ornamental, Inc. announced last week it will invest $6 million to expand its operations in White House. The metal, millwork and stonework manufacturer plans to create 50 jobs. Here’s more on Tate Ornamental’s expansion plans.
Allegiant Air Investing $50M at Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport
Gov. Bill Haslam joined Allegiant Air last week in Knoxville. Allegiant is investing $50 million at McGhee Tyson Airport, where the airline will permanently base two Airbus jets. As part of the investment, the company plans to create up to 66 new jobs. Additional details here.
Commissioner Rolfe Stops By Tennessee’s Best Pizza Joint: McKenzie’s Block City Pizza
In March, we asked our followers on Facebook who they think makes the best pizza in Tennessee. Out of nearly 4,000 votes, McKenzie’s Block City Pizza came out as the clear winner. TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe stopped by Block City Pizza last week to enjoy a slice and present the award for the state’s best pizza.
Union City Wins Site Selection Magazine’s Big Muddy Cup
Union City was awarded Site Selection Magazine’s Big Muddy Cup, given
each spring to the metro area along the Mississippi River receiving the most corporate facility investment per capita in the previous 18-months ending period. Congratulations to Union City! Here’s more on how Union City is working to attract private investments and jobs.
Nominate a Tennessee Business with Strong Veteran Initiatives and Programs
Know a Tennessee business that has world-class veteran and military initiatives? Chief Executive magazine is looking for nominees for its new Patriots in Business Award. Winners will be awarded in three categories based on annual revenue: small, medium and large businesses. The winners will receive coverage in Chief Executive magazine and have the opportunity to ring the bell at Nasdaq this November. More here on the awards and submission process.