One year after the announcement was made that MacLean Power Systems were to open a new facility in Trenton Tennessee, the manufacturing plant opened its doors to the public for their grand opening.
At the event were Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, State Senator John Stevens and Governor Bill Haslam. MacLean Power Systems representatives present were General Manager Dhurva Mandal and President and CEO Barry MacLean.
The company is expected to create more than 250 jobs for the local region, with current employment figures at 200 new workers. This is strong economic growth for the local area, bringing an estimated $12 million investment.
At the original press release, in Nashville October 2012, that MacLean Power Systems locating to Gibson County, Governor Bill Haslam made the following statement. “This is exciting news for our state. MacLean Power Systems has a global presence, so this announcement speaks well for how attractive the Tennessee business climate is,” Haslam said. “Trenton is in an area that will benefit greatly from these jobs, and I know the company will find hard-working Tennesseans are good, quality employees. MacLean Power Systems and Tennessee will be a strong partnership.”
At the same press release Allen Borden, ECD assistant commissioner, statewide operations, said “MacLean Power Systems is another great addition to our state,”continuing on to say “Under Governor Haslam’s leadership, we continue to recruit highly-skilled, high wage jobs for our residents, and this announcement is a product of a successful economic development strategy.”
You can see the new facility at 1465 Trenton Industrial Park Drive, Trenton or visit their website www.macleanpower.com.